What is Google playing at?? - Pixelbook Go Review

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    The Pixelbook Go is Google's latest fancy Chromebook - but if no one's buying them, why does Google keep making them?

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  • Devin Weidinger
    Devin Weidinger  1 days back

    5:25 !! You can do this!
    From the Google Chrome Blog Post: "Chromebook keyboard shortcuts that save time"

    Switch between work and personal accounts.
    Setting up a personal account on your Chromebook to coincide with your work account makes it easy to switch between personal and work email on one device. This post explains how to set up a personal account on a Chromebook. Once you’ve set that up, use Alt + Ctrl + > or Alt + Ctrl + < to quickly switch between accounts.

    • John Smith
      John Smith  1 days back

      I bought this laptop 3 weeks ago and have been using it everyday. Its been amazing so far! I highly recommend!!

      • Respawn Entertainment
        Respawn Entertainment  1 days back

        Could you get the Fortnite APK and run it on a chromebook? it supports mouse and keyboard.

        • shuffle cp
          shuffle cp  1 days back

          ayy lemao..................YET

          • Are you sure?
            Are you sure?  2 days back

            Why not just install windows on it?

            • Finn
              Finn  2 days back

              Chrome books are popular for school because you can get one for under 200$

              • BLAZINGwaffle56
                BLAZINGwaffle56  2 days back

                You can switch that launch key to a caps lock in settings

                • Jason Alcock
                  Jason Alcock  2 days back

                  You're on point with the long game. My favorite laptop is a (horrendous by comparison) 6 year old Dell 11 Chromebook that has just gone out of extended support. Every year I owned it, it has got better. More capable, faster, sleeker UI. Now that I have corporate$ to spend on a Chromebook it is definitely aimed at the Pixelbook Go

                  • Shad Young
                    Shad Young  3 days back

                    I heard about all the chrome books in schools. Its good to know google is now spying on all the students in the world. I was given a Chromebook, and after I discovered how much of a privacy invasion it turned out to be, I gave it back.

                    • natwat123
                      natwat123  3 days back

                      If all android phones had stock android what phones do you think people would buy just for the hardware.

                      • Jay Zee
                        Jay Zee  4 days back

                        Didnt even know they still made those horrible Chrome books lol

                        • frosty
                          frosty  5 days back

                          It’s fucking useless. When Chromebook came out couple years ago, someone said just open your laptop, open Google Chrome, hit maximize, and there, Chromebook. That still holds true.

                          • Sans Undertale
                            Sans Undertale  5 days back

                            I was gonna buy this but i realized most of the video is saying its bad

                            • Friano_
                              Friano_  5 days back

                              Should buy Surface Go 128

                              • Roasty and Toasty the firemen clowns

                                I think it also seems likely google is aiming their web books at the mobile phone is my only device crowd. People that don’t have and have no real interest in having a “serious” computer. My sister got a chrome book just so she could do things like go on tumblr and watch Netflix and YouTube videos.

                                • Orall Cornelius
                                  Orall Cornelius  5 days back

                                  Yeah sorry Linus - just waiting for the old people who use MS Office instead of G Suite to die.

                                  • Claudiu Grigore
                                    Claudiu Grigore  6 days back

                                    why why?! .. no more coment .

                                    • HUSSAIN B.
                                      HUSSAIN B.  7 days back

                                      Install windows on this Chromebook

                                      • DeadSh0t
                                        DeadSh0t  1 weeks back

                                        speaking of yet , inserts ad nothing to do with yet

                                        • TheAussieGamer
                                          TheAussieGamer  1 weeks back

                                          at 4:30 i cant get around the 10th gen names like 10710U its suuuper weird

                                          • Keegan Friend
                                            Keegan Friend  1 weeks back

                                            1:55 my dad did that, but with a car and a pack of cigarettes

                                            • Castella.of.1hp
                                              Castella.of.1hp  1 weeks back

                                              Google shall punish you for this

                                              • legitmontrellthigpen
                                                legitmontrellthigpen  1 weeks back

                                                I'm a web dev (mostly back end) and android dev and recently I've been looking for replacements for my MacBook pro and my company gave me the pixel book go and man. It's been really really really nice. Having Linux available and all of chrome and Google syncing has been a HUGE plus. Typically when I'm not at my desk I just plug my s10 in to a work station and use DeX but the pixel book is surprisingly really really really nice. I don't think it's powerful enough to do my android development but I now understand why there's an i7 Chromebook. Definitely not ever gonna be a mainstream os, mostly cause people don't want to acknowledge they only use chrome for 99% of what they do...and the other 1% is either iMessage or Microsoft Outlook lol...but with the touchscreen and not needing to click and drag with a mouse...even the android apps perform a lot better. I saw a video of a guy using on of those controller mapping apps to map the keyboard commands to android apps and it's a game changer. I finally understand Chromebooks. And I finally understand the high end ones with i7 and 16gigs of ram.

                                                • loaf of cabbage
                                                  loaf of cabbage  1 weeks back

                                                  As a current student at a high school that uses chromebooks, i can personally confirm that i would still prefer a windows or mac laptop to this

                                                  • Alan Hughes
                                                    Alan Hughes  1 weeks back

                                                    you forgot to mention the screen is 16:9 which is a complete deal breaker unless you only plan on watching Netflix with it

                                                    • zeryahu
                                                      zeryahu  1 weeks back

                                                      Could always put actual Linux on it? I wonder if that is possible?

                                                      • Jason Jurotich
                                                        Jason Jurotich  1 weeks back

                                                        5:30 - can't switch between personal and work accounts.... jaja, yes, you can, and quickly. "....Once you’ve set that up, use Alt + Ctrl + > or Alt + Ctrl + < to quickly switch between accounts. " And FYI, I work for a business that only uses Chromebooks, and we do just fine without Windows. :)

                                                        • Mathue Accia
                                                          Mathue Accia  1 weeks back

                                                          Crome books are slow and horrible we are forced to use them in school
                                                          Edit: I am not getting a google laptop in the future, I would rather use an actual laptop

                                                          • Caarter Yaao
                                                            Caarter Yaao  1 weeks back

                                                            wait wait wait wait wait wait every chrome os laptop ie,(pixel slate pixelbook go pixelbook) has been thrown in the reveiw by LTT look at 4:00 in the pixelbook video, the literal intro in the pixel slate video and yeeted across the room in the pixelbook go video

                                                            • Jose Hernandez Martinez

                                                              Schools should get laptops with windows os, or Linux os like fedora and ubuntu, not chromebooks. These are full os unlike chome os.

                                                              • Aralias
                                                                Aralias  1 weeks back

                                                                Could you just flash windows on that bad boy or is it like an apple product?

                                                                • Volin Forest
                                                                  Volin Forest  1 weeks back

                                                                  It’s for GO! If you want to use Pro apps, go to your PC desktop or other powerful notebooks. It’s already super good with daily activities like watching youtube, doing office work with Docs, and coding. Android apps can make up most of it for other complimentary usages. Pro apps will develop, once Chrome OS gets more popular like what is happening to iPad OS. View it from an ordinary customer not from your pro view which doesn’t represent massive market. Not everyone is a YouTuber.

                                                                  • The Andade
                                                                    The Andade  1 weeks back

                                                                    The rule is simple : never buy a Chromebook over 300$. Which means never buy a Chromebook made by Google

                                                                    • frosty
                                                                      frosty  5 days back

                                                                      I wouldn’t buy one over 30 bucks. I already have a web browser in my pocket, it’s utterly useless to get a laptop only with a browser. Whoever thought of this product is a life fail.

                                                                  • kiko ostalé
                                                                    kiko ostalé  1 weeks back

                                                                    I think that since I do have very powerfull computer and I need a simple laptop to use at school this might be a very good option a this price. Let me know what you think about this

                                                                    • gracz misiek
                                                                      gracz misiek  1 weeks back

                                                                      Overpriced POS, let's see how it will work in a microwave oven test. 24 hours program with grill too

                                                                      • SDSW TV
                                                                        SDSW TV  1 weeks back

                                                                        $30 for a Linus Water Bottle???
                                                                        $$$$$

                                                                        • Electromancer21606
                                                                          Electromancer21606  1 weeks back

                                                                          Chrome OS is a dealbreaker imo

                                                                          • Al Bro
                                                                            Al Bro  1 weeks back

                                                                            Chromebooks are shitty.

                                                                            • Naif Mansury
                                                                              Naif Mansury  1 weeks back

                                                                              I was able to get my hands on a last gen PixelBook for just over $350 new a year ago and its by far the best laptop I have ever used - coming from someone who daily drove a XPS 13
                                                                              Battery life and build quality are phenomenal and 95% of what I need for my medical school I can do on here and the rest my iPad can take care of. I seriously love the keyboard and with the amount I have to type it’s the best decision I ever made

                                                                              • Josh Bennett
                                                                                Josh Bennett  1 weeks back

                                                                                If you want a high end chromebook, go on ebay and get a Chromebook Pixel 2015 edition. It's about 10,000x better than this thing and only cost about $250

                                                                                • Antonio Delfino
                                                                                  Antonio Delfino  1 weeks back

                                                                                  no, chrome os will never get respect. yes they may have more chrome books in schools, but that’s because they’re easy to put restrictions on and are cheap. Any laptop running chrome os and is priced more than $300 is disgusting. I don’t care how many cool things the laptop itself has, you’re only as fast as your slowest runner, and chrome os is the slowest runner in existence. chrome os just sucks ass and never will be nice.

                                                                                  Switch it to windows or mac, and it’ll be worth the price.

                                                                                  • wolfbite6
                                                                                    wolfbite6  1 weeks back

                                                                                    hear me out i love chrome os but as it stands 400$ is the absolute max im willing to spend on a chromebook untill the os improves

                                                                                    • Joe Cool
                                                                                      Joe Cool  1 weeks back

                                                                                      I use an Acer C740 Chromebook in college and it does everything I need to except for AutoCad. I use an external 24” monitor, mouse, and keyboard back at the dorm. Had it for four years in high school and the battery still lasts all day.

                                                                                      • Charles-Remy Chapman
                                                                                        Charles-Remy Chapman  1 weeks back

                                                                                        First, it's a CHROMEBOOK, who needs an i5+. Use Wine for Windows programs. If the lack of caps lock bugs you, you can change it to caps lock, or anything else.

                                                                                        • Charles-Remy Chapman
                                                                                          Charles-Remy Chapman  1 weeks back

                                                                                          And I would take a typewriter to a Mac (or i-crap) NOTE: I actually did that a few times

                                                                                      • Seth Daniel
                                                                                        Seth Daniel  1 weeks back

                                                                                        Did you even search for some of the "problems" you have? You can absolutely switch between accounts without logging out: https://support.google.com/chromebook/answer/6088201?hl=en
                                                                                        Microsoft's mobile office suite is fantastic on Android, and works great on Chromebooks. In fact, the answer to a lot of your problems here is: use the Android app. Photoshop, Office, and yes many games. The "cool ones" support controllers - just grab a bluetooth controller - either XBox One or Playstation 4 controllers work natively and play.


                                                                                        Not to mention all the benefits of ChromeOS - lightweight, always up to date, the most secure OS available, no configuration issues, super stable - even a backup of the last working version if something does go wrong, very fast, etc.


                                                                                        If you absolutely need some early 2000s Windows apps, then sure, you're not a good candidate for a chromebook. But to Chromebooks are not good for anyone is simply incorrect. I only have Chrombook laptops and they suit me and my family perfectly well. I spend much less time maintaining them than I did the Mac and Windows laptops we had before.

                                                                                        • Aiden Rees
                                                                                          Aiden Rees  1 weeks back

                                                                                          THE PIXELBOOK GO IS AWSOME. YOU CAN EVEN CHANGE THE OS YOU IDIOT.

                                                                                          • Erik Domnizky
                                                                                            Erik Domnizky  1 weeks back

                                                                                            You can switch between profiles in ChromeOS like this: https://support.google.com/chromebook/answer/6088201?hl=en If you're using a managed G Suite account for business you may need to log into that one first as the 'primary' account, though this depends on restrictions you have set up in G Suite Admin Console.

                                                                                            • TheWaruiSama
                                                                                              TheWaruiSama  1 weeks back

                                                                                              Tbh I haven't anything prettier than the pixelbook , I wish we can just get an updated version