Google to Experiment on Students With Laptop Subscriptions

Later today, Google is expected to announce a new program to lease the new Chrome OS laptops to students, according to Forbes. For just $20 a month, students will be able to rent a pared-down, cloud-based computer that will likely resemble the Cr48 prototypes released last December. The computer starts up quickly, looks like a MacBook and  an unnamed Google executive said will likely depend on the Google Apps suite, which is basically a browser-based clone of Microsoft Office.

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