Chromebook on the rise, with sales set to triple by 2017

Google's Chromebook is on the up and up, according to the latest report published by analyst firm Gartner. This year, Gartner estimates that total Chromebook sales will hit 5.2 million, which is up 79 percent from 2013. Looking further out to 2017, the number of units sold should reach 14.4 million, in other words we're looking at a near tripling of sales inside three years. Which has to be music to Google's ears... What's more, while demand has been broadly fueled by the education sector in the States, the Chromebook is becoming more popular with consumers, and this year consumer… [Continue Reading] Continue reading at 'Betanews'

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