The big controversy with Chromebooks in the early days was that they couldn’t be used to run “real” programs that Windows and macOS machines can run. But it’s been 7 years, and the web has grown a lot. Chromebooks have grown a lot, too. They’ve gotten more robust extensions. They’ve gotten support for millions of Android apps through Google Play. And even if you lose internet, Google’s Drive suite — and many productivity services and apps — will let you keep working offline on your Chromebook, then sync your data back to the cloud once it finds Wi-Fi again.
Original Article Appeared 10/20/2018