Working on the Chromebook was far more pleasing and far more exciting than I thought it would be. I mean, I suppose I originally ruled it out as being an inferior machine…and I supposed it was DOA because it was internet only.
Yet, I survived, though not sure if I thrived, in using it as my stand alone machine for one week. The only production I did on my MBP was working with:
- a Pages file because I already had a working template (no way around this)
- excel because I had a number of schedules and planning documents that already existed (MBP because of time-deadline)
- my household YNAB budget (paid software that runs on my personal computer)
I spent the second half of my trial week comparing the Chromebook to my iPad. Continue reading