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Many of the newer "flip" or x360 Chromebooks have 2 cameras.



On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 11:35 AM, Lori Lisai <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> The camera is an issue with the Chromebooks...having a camera that can
> flip is an integral part of a lot of apps and user experience.  Our IT has
> been experimenting with Lenovo N23's.  Staff seem to really like them thus
> far.
>
> On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 11:11 AM, Diane Stacy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> Yes, thinking about it but...
>>
>> Two things to consider:
>>
>> 1. Although we have not tried to do this replacement yet -- Touchscreen
>> Chromebooks are much heavier than iPads.
>> 2. Many staff are stuck on iPads... some have been given android tablets
>> with the same apps and they still want iPads.
>>
>> I think a touchscreen chromebook could be a really good device for 2nd
>> grade at least. We are experimenting with a few of these.
>> We try to get 2nd graders on Chromebooks so they have time to get
>> familiar with using it before they have to do SBACs.
>>
>> Diane
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 9:57 AM, Will Hatch <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>>> I'm also interested in this topic, as I'm considering replacing Ipads
>>> with touch-screen Chromebooks.
>>>
>>> On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 9:48 AM, Keith Puffer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Good morning.
>>>>
>>>> Looking for input from both the hardware and curricular side on this (I
>>>> ALWAYS love hearing from everyone regardless of role).
>>>>
>>>> Anyone had discussions on Chromebook replacement with newer touch
>>>> Chromebooks that support the Android apps with the focus of the discussion
>>>> being a hope to combine two platforms into one?  I see that many iOS apps
>>>> are typically developed and released as Android apps (or perhaps it is the
>>>> other way around).
>>>>
>>>> Do you see this emerging technology and functionality combining the two
>>>> hardware devices?
>>>> What are your experiences or concerns moving forward with this line of
>>>> thought?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks in advance for any replies on and off list.
>>>>
>>>> Keith
>>>>
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