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That's too bad, we just put the hexxen build on an old netbook.  Seemed to
work well so far

On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 10:28 AM, Robert Wickberg <[log in to unmask]>
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> I believe this info is obsolete, Elizabeth I don't think Hexxeh is making
> Chromium builds any more. There might be someone else out there doing it,
> though, otherwise, you have to compile it yourself.   At any rate, there's
> no flash support in them, and when I tried one, there weren't any drivers
> in it for things like the touchpad, unless I ran it on new enough hardware
> that would hardly be an economical way to build Chromebooks.  Drivers will
> probably always be the issue with this idea, Google isn't going to write
> the drivers for hardware that's not in a Chromebook, so you're dependent on
> third parties doing it, and they're all writing them for Linux, if anything.
>
> On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 8:49 AM, Elizabeth McCarthy <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> ​You can turn those old laptops into Chromebooks yourself for free...
>>
>> http://videos.huffingtonpost.com/tech/how-to-easily-convert-your-laptop-into-a-chromebook-517193812
>> ​
>>
>> *Elizabeth McCarthy, MAT*
>> *Digital Learning SpecialistGoogle Education Trainer*
>> Google+google.com/+ElizabethMcCarthy
>> <https://www.google.com/+ElizabethMcCarthy>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 8:15 AM, Steve Ligett <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Perhaps I sounded snarky, but I truly did mean "wow". I was surprised to
>>> hear of a new Chromebook from a company that hasn't made computers before,
>>> esp. with a processor from a company also an unknown. We do have Acer
>>> Chromebooks with Arm processors (such as the one Raymond mentioned a
>>> while back <http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00NC088EA/>).
>>>
>>> Haven't you ever wondered what it would take to turn an old laptop you
>>> have on hand into a Chromebook?
>>>
>>> On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 7:56 PM, Elizabeth McCarthy <
>>> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>
>>>> It might not be the top of the line, but many schools aren't close to
>>>> providing devices to students for ubiquitous computing.  How many schools
>>>> are currently 1:1?  does being a 1:1 have an advantage on SBAC testing?
>>>> does 1:1 support students in preparing for college and career?  I think
>>>> there is a huge inequity in the state where some students are digital
>>>> learners, where other's are left in the past.
>>>> It bothers me to do trainings with educators and when they are done
>>>> they say, *that it was great but I can't do any of that in my
>>>> classroom because we don't have enough computers. *
>>>> A price point of $149 there should be no excuses.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> *Elizabeth McCarthy, MAT*
>>>> *Digital Learning SpecialistGoogle Education Trainer*
>>>> Google+google.com/+ElizabethMcCarthy
>>>> <https://www.google.com/+ElizabethMcCarthy>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 3:59 PM, Steve Ligett <[log in to unmask]>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Wow, a $149 Chromebook from Haier,
>>>>> <http://www.amazon.com/Haier-Chromebook-11-HR-116R-11-6-Inch/dp/B00V3DYVLM/> featuring
>>>>> an Arm cpu from a company I'd never heard of, Rockchip
>>>>> <http://www.rk3288.com/#!/home>.
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 1:41 PM, Elizabeth McCarthy <
>>>>> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Google pushes Chrome OS software, with or without Chromebooks
>>>>>>
>>>>>> http://www.cnet.com/news/google-pushes-chrome-os-software-with-or-without-chromebooks/
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Google's Chromebit turns any computer monitor with an HDMI port into
>>>>>> a full-blown computer.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> *Elizabeth McCarthy, MAT*
>>>>>> *Digital Learning SpecialistGoogle Education Trainer*
>>>>>> Google+google.com/+ElizabethMcCarthy
>>>>>> <https://www.google.com/+ElizabethMcCarthy>
>>>>>>
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