Microsoft today trotted out a press release about a new laptop program in a Texas school district. The company took some liberties in a paragraph comparing the two approaches.
“Because of price concerns, the school district initially considered going with Google Chromebooks instead, only to discover that those device are difficult to manage, and that the management console costs actually make Chromebooks more expensive than Windows-based devices. That’s beside the fact that Chromebook only offer non-native Office applications that aren’t as robust as Office 365.”
"Difficult to manage?" That's going to get some reaction. "Not as robust" ... that should get some more.
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