After trying it out, Computerworld calls the new Samsung (SSNLF.PK) Chromebook, which sells for...

|About: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (SSNLF)|By:, SA News Editor

After trying it out, Computerworld calls the new Samsung (SSNLF.PK) Chromebook, which sells for $249 and runs on Google's (GOOG) Chrome OS, "outstanding for light Web browsing and Web-oriented work." But it considers the ARM-based device underpowered for more demanding tasks. The Chromebook is Google's best attempt yet to gain a mass following for Chrome OS. But it still faces an uphill battle at a time when netbook/low-end laptop sales are being crushed by tablet cannibalization.