Okay, Google… What happened?

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  • D L
    D L Day ago

    google chromebook a very disappointing experience feels like a beta product

  • Daniel Black
    Daniel Black 2 days ago

    10:08 I love how they make iPads the afterthought even though they're so popular that when you refer to a tablet, you say iPad, kind of like how you Gmail instead of e-mail

  • StimpYJCatZ
    StimpYJCatZ 3 days ago

    Imho still nothing beats the surface tablets, I used the pro3 for a few years and the only thing I was missing was usb ports :)

  • Leo Harper
    Leo Harper 3 days ago

    i don't get why chromebooks are bad because i use one EVERY DAY! and it was my first computer
    my phone is a...


    • Derek Li
      Derek Li Day ago

      Some bitches just don’t understand that PCs are infinitely better than chrome books.

  • keiichiiownsu12
    keiichiiownsu12 5 days ago +1

    "Use google docs!"
    "Hey! I use whatever word processor I want!"

    Le me: "Why not VIM --> [Pandoc] --> PDF?"

  • artur_zombie yt
    artur_zombie yt 6 days ago

    only way i want to choose this tablet with windows 10

  • Parker Wilkins
    Parker Wilkins 7 days ago +1

    at least it's not as bad as youtube rewind 2018

    Nothing is

  • AvatarFriday
    AvatarFriday 8 days ago

    Honestly more sponsor spots like this.

  • Mayor Zander
    Mayor Zander 8 days ago

    3:34 closlier?

  • Butterfly Simmer
    Butterfly Simmer 9 days ago

    Or just spend £250 on a Chromebook?

  • Corey Wray
    Corey Wray 10 days ago

    You guys should do a review on the Mobile Studio Pro 16 i7. :D
    4k monitor, 8k pressure levels sensitivity pen, 3D sensor scanner, 512gb ssd, Quadro M1000M 4GB GDDR5. Also, it's running all on windows 10.
    Also, I need a proper solution in making it more portable. I am liking your guys reviews on the Ipad, Surface, and this Chrome Slate, all of those have what I want but the pen and windows is a really big deal for me. The surface feels like you're using a crayon, and the iPad doesn't have that... what's that called? Easy access to my files. Also the pencil doesn't have a button to pan around 3D models. HOWEVER, all of these things have what I need; a longer battery life, lighter and more portable, probably some form of water resistant solution, and a case with a nice keyboard built in (the chrome thing looks sucky but still better than what I have now.) I'm petrified of transporting this thing anywhere even in a light mist of rain in my backpack under protective layers.
    I am considering selling it and going back to my standard tablet and just try making either the surface or the ipad pencil work (the pen coupled with 4k display, and the usb3 ports are the only things keeping me on the fence about selling.)

  • Fixin
    Fixin 11 days ago

    That intro totally sounded like a My name is Earl reference!!!

  • Dion Starfire
    Dion Starfire 12 days ago

    Looks like some of the clickbait titles got missed in the re-titling sweep.

  • Schpankme Verimuch
    Schpankme Verimuch 13 days ago

    Google says, HEY! we can charge just like Apple.

  • B. E. Richardson
    B. E. Richardson 13 days ago

    google docs better

  • Josh12342
    Josh12342 13 days ago +4

    Just compare those speakers to the LG G7's speakers, sounds pretty avg

  • Alexey Souvorkin
    Alexey Souvorkin 15 days ago

    5:18 Not having leg seizures would help with this.

  • Riley The Gamer!
    Riley The Gamer! 16 days ago

    I am running chrome os..... LET ME TELL YOU USclip ON MY LAPTOP (CHROME OS) SUCKS!!!!!! my trackpad is broken..... I WANT TO RUN A VIRUS!!!!!! am I weird? GOOGLE PLS DONT SEE THIS!!!!! when my pixel is old and very old or when it is UNUSABLE I will install LINUX!!!!!!!!!! UBUNTU HERE I COME!!!!!

  • Howard Lam
    Howard Lam 16 days ago +1

    To be future of computing, it has to be affordable first.

  • VanMan 23
    VanMan 23 20 days ago +1

    iPad Pro: Best tablet ever; not so good for replacing a laptop for most people.
    Surface Pro: Great laptop for having a tablet form factor, not so good at being a tablet.
    Pixel Slate: Claims to be the best of both worlds, ended being huge ass lie.
    Overall, this why 2 in 1s don't work. I've owned a 2 in 1 before, and I always just use the most developed part of that device, wasting the other flagship feature. It's better to just keep the product categories separate. Personally, I prefer for a company to simply increase the capabilities of one of the categories of the device and make it more versatile. Surprisingly enough, Apple is actually closer to this than Microsoft or Google. Their iPad Pro is by far the most versatile tablet ever created. Not it's not laptop-levels of versatility, but it is getting there, and hopefully iOS 13 does make it be like that versatile tablet that can replace many pros' laptops without heavy adjustments.
    Google could have easily done this before Apple if they just optimized their Android apps to the hardware of the Pixel Slate and make Chorme OS more touch friendly. But no, they only did the half measure of slapping on the play store in to chrome OS, removed the keyboard and trackpad, and sold the device as a tablet that can be a laptop, assuming you buy the $200 keyboard cover. Honestly, Google simply doesn't try hard with hardware. They should really just stick to the search engine and their office features.

    • leebee1100
      leebee1100 17 days ago

      VanMan 23 well said. I concur.

  • Just Chilling
    Just Chilling 21 day ago +11

    iPad: Great tablet which just isn’t good enough for a pc with a amazing pen
    Surface: Amazing laptop with some tablet input but just isn’t good enough for just tablet use
    Slate: a laggy terrible laptop and a no good tablet with no optimization

  • Master Danten
    Master Danten 21 day ago

    People tablets are never a phone + laptop, but the iPad Pro should be a smaller laptop, and however pixel slide is garbage. Second, since apple made tablets so they could kind of say what a tablet really say

  • FFxDboi YT
    FFxDboi YT 22 days ago

    A Macbook costs 200$ right

  • Soundwave Superior
    Soundwave Superior 22 days ago

    IPad: brilliant Tablet which could replace a PC if you are a light user. Has the best pen input. Can't use full desktop apps.
    Pros: Peak Tablet perfection. Best Pen Input.
    Surface Pro: powerful PC(not for gaming) which can be a good tablet for note taking and designing.
    Pros: Full Windows functionality with a good pen input.
    Pixel Slate: tablet with a shit keyboard. Pen input isn't as good as the iPad.
    Has an OS which can be comparable to a
    Desktop OS but is no where near the functionality of Windows or MacOS.
    Pros: _Crickets Chirping_
    Cons: OS isn't as good as Mac OS or Windows for a fully desktop experience and it isn't Android for a better tablet experience. It tries to be a laptop and a tablet but fails at both

  • Ultra cool kid
    Ultra cool kid 22 days ago

    Ha lol

  • 19pilots
    19pilots 23 days ago

    excuse me what? a keyboard costing $200???

  • Lizard King
    Lizard King 24 days ago

    yesYES if you want your mind to link to the visuals and have that feel direct and intuitive you have to stop noticing the interface layer like an awful laggy twitchy inaccurate pen :V

  • Lizard King
    Lizard King 24 days ago

    also wtf 100 for a pen? I can get a DECO 02 drawing tablet that *comes with* a plastic pen for like, $100. Fuck sake google stop taking the piss

  • Lizard King
    Lizard King 24 days ago +7

    I wouldn't pay $20 for a bluetooth keyboard of that quality :V

  • Michael R.
    Michael R. 26 days ago

    5:40 same on Surface Pro line

  • Ricardo Pesenti
    Ricardo Pesenti 26 days ago

    9:32 That laugh xD

  • Renato M.
    Renato M. 27 days ago

    just install ubunto on it... it will be more worth it

  • Leo Nie
    Leo Nie 27 days ago +1

    open Windows installability can save it after surface go full arm architecture

  • 童緯強
    童緯強 28 days ago

    ChromeBooks are good for budget, not premiums devices. No one will pay above 1K for what is essentially Android with Desktop Chrome and 6.5 years OS update. It's still better then the old version which is not even Android, though.

  • James Holbrook
    James Holbrook 29 days ago

    Ya at $1000 that is retarded why they think they would sell any i dont get you can do more with for the same price with a Windows computer

  • Jannek
    Jannek Month ago

    still best crossing to sponsor

  • Steven simpson
    Steven simpson Month ago +5

    I’m so glad I have an iPad Pro 2018. You are hilariously funny and a great USclipr. Love your energy and content!

  • John
    John Month ago +12

    Who the hell would want to use Chrome OS or Android as their main "this is my computer" OS.

  • Hadi Sulman
    Hadi Sulman Month ago

    Until you look... CLOSLYER


    • John
      John Month ago

      He's joking you penis

  • 1mezion
    1mezion Month ago

    So you show the sponsor of your programs product in the trash hmmmmm interesting

  • Theking196
    Theking196 Month ago

    If Microsoft could actually get good mobile apps for tablet mode, Apple and Google would be done

  • Warren Mc Cormack Jnr

    Hows vancouver

  • Extecylla
    Extecylla Month ago

    what is wrong with your voice? ._.

  • Arcs Playlists and such

    Apple idea for you: apple paper and apple led pencil that both cost 20$

  • soundslave
    soundslave Month ago

    Why is Linus so anti-tablet?

  • Kaęi _
    Kaęi _ Month ago

    7:55 you watch smash bros videos?

  • Robert Venus
    Robert Venus Month ago

    My creative work and my traditional office work... my S4 still kicks ass. It's going to take something pretty special to encourage the jump.

  • Erik Karlson
    Erik Karlson 2 months ago

    Google chrome os is ass

  • CCF_100
    CCF_100 2 months ago +2

    *Whispers loudly* Just install a real Linux distro...

  • sunny steve
    sunny steve 2 months ago

    I choose cube mix plus with kaby lake core M and unlimited turbo window, it has a separate charging port next to the full version type-c that also supports charging. IT HAS WACOM SUPPORT. 500 dollars

  • Fenex Fox
    Fenex Fox 2 months ago

    there is a chance that "lag" on the pencil is on purpose with the application alot of artists (digital) like to have a bit of line delay like in paint tool sai they call it a stabilizer

  • Arturo Tabera
    Arturo Tabera 2 months ago +2

    So all girls and guys at google HAVE to use this or what!? Since it's for the pro: "Multitask and collaborate like a pro."

  • Mr. Spicy
    Mr. Spicy 2 months ago

    Ok Google, will someone like my comment?

  • Jeffrey Koenig
    Jeffrey Koenig 2 months ago +3

    Can people finance it? The smartphone industry has proven people will pay any price if they can finance it.

  • Spicyandrew101 Gaming
    Spicyandrew101 Gaming 2 months ago

    to be fair this review criticizes things that really dont matter and things like the flappy hinge that you really didnt make fun of in the Microsoft edge video and with the laggy stylus the pen will stop laging after a while because the files will cache like the microsoft edge

  • The Damn Train
    The Damn Train 2 months ago

    Use an adaptor to use a normal keyboared =)

  • Ivan Gaspardy
    Ivan Gaspardy 2 months ago +1

    watches this on a surface pro: yessssss

  • Bob Piper
    Bob Piper 2 months ago +1

    You know your sponsor is in the garbage

  • How-To Compute
    How-To Compute 2 months ago +1

    This intro sounds like something from 'my name is earl'

  • Ginger Ninger
    Ginger Ninger 2 months ago +1

    I like the surface for the fact it is running full windows honestly. That was what drew me to it.

  • Brayden Smith
    Brayden Smith 2 months ago

    Watching on my chromebook. Well then...

  • qwerty keyboard
    qwerty keyboard 2 months ago

    an error occurred when i opened this lol

  • Jay Time
    Jay Time 2 months ago

    the audio was off on this video weird i though it was my headphones

  • FBI :
    FBI : 2 months ago +1

    I liked the Pixelbook that was white, and all of that. I like ChromeBooks, but I do not at the same time. I am always going to use Windows, but I will kind of use Chrome OS. I thought it was funny how you threw a new trash Gooogle ChromeBook in the cloth bin.

  • 123AMG
    123AMG 2 months ago

    3:43 "until you look closlier" . . . the word is "closer".

  • Jeanene Marshall
    Jeanene Marshall 2 months ago

    Rather have an iPad Pro

  • 7Write4This9Heart7
    7Write4This9Heart7 2 months ago +3

    I'm on Team MS Word with Linus! Hahaha! Preach!

  • 7Write4This9Heart7
    7Write4This9Heart7 2 months ago

    AND don't forget that the Pixel Slate's keyboard ALSO has a TOUCHPAD! Apple's iPad didn't, and it was retarded. LMAO.

  • Nick Flowers
    Nick Flowers 2 months ago +2

    1. Earl Tech Tips
    2. My Name is Linus

  • Nikkablox Gaming
    Nikkablox Gaming 2 months ago +1

    5:56 he said it the wrong way round

  • Kevin Bradshaw
    Kevin Bradshaw 2 months ago

    Yeah chrome os is better than you realize, for most people it is all you need.

  • Ben Willans Mobile
    Ben Willans Mobile 2 months ago

    would love to see a "quick as possible" discussing windows server activations on ebay and the purchase of cals. how your actually work and why ebay allows people to sell these if they arent actually legal. They work, I know this, but I doubt they're legal and dont really understand how the average jo is supposed to know if they buy a system with, for example "Windows 10 Pro" successfully activated that it is not a legit copy.

  • Matthew Lucas
    Matthew Lucas 2 months ago

    Asus did this years and years ago, and better!

  • NAWW
    NAWW 2 months ago

    I had to use this crap for two years in high school

  • google inc
    google inc 2 months ago

    you cant attach stylus to ipad pro, ads say it can meaning its only on new ipads AND why no review on galaxy view thata not sold world wide and the largest tablet globally at 18 inch

  • backwards pizza
    backwards pizza 2 months ago

    how about just get, idk maybe something usable by another big company that actually has a desktop operating system............. huh why doesn't that exist??? oh waaaiiiitttttt MICROSOFT SURFACE PRO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Josh Mitchell
    Josh Mitchell 2 months ago

    $1000. Guess I won't be getting one in this lifetime.

  • Mr Gunslinger
    Mr Gunslinger 2 months ago

    I hated my chromebook. It's so annoying that it doesn't have windows. Same as a tablet. Sounds cool on paper, but both are pointless.

  • Ricardo Pesenti
    Ricardo Pesenti 2 months ago

    Working only works with a surface pro. All other tablets are completely useless for a work envirement.

  • ricardo Dias Teixeira
    ricardo Dias Teixeira 2 months ago

    I mean even Samsung s10+ have 2 times more storage for the same price google listen without Android your are just trash.

  • Dan Green
    Dan Green 2 months ago

    Linus the Memelord.

  • Alpha Delta X
    Alpha Delta X 2 months ago

    Watching this on a Surface Go

  • Raj Sadagopan
    Raj Sadagopan 2 months ago

    I switched from surface pro 3 to Google pixel book. I can tell you after more than a year of usage, I will not go back to Windows Eco system. Also most of the Android apps world very well, Microsoft word, Excel along with Google docs, sheets, slides I have a host of choices. With 8Gb Ram and cloud back your I find 128 GB shortage more than sufficient. Now the Linux also works with pixel book... I love the pixel book and I am happy with what it is offering and it is absolutely great

  • Mohammed Armaan
    Mohammed Armaan 2 months ago +1

    What the fuch was that intro lol

  • 白いバラ
    白いバラ 2 months ago

    Uhm, pretty sure the Bamboo Fineline 3 for Apple products and the Bamboo Ink for everything else are far superior to the apple pencil, considering the pressure levels the bamboos are capable of.

  • Le PQ
    Le PQ 2 months ago

    but don’t forget that it’s not the final product it’s going to be updated and changed same for the price it just went out 😅

  • Stefan Etienne
    Stefan Etienne 2 months ago

    Verge here. Make sure you power on your device and put in the bathtub for the best performance.

  • larssieboy18
    larssieboy18 3 months ago

    Have you ever tried to put Windows on a Chromebook? Looks like it would be much better than software-wise

  • XVI Jazz
    XVI Jazz 3 months ago

    Not to be that guy but the pen lag/trailing/whatever you want to call it may be intentional in some apps. Most artists put a delay on pens in programs like photoshop or Sai or whatever else you use because it smooths out the stroke

  • presh xd
    presh xd 3 months ago

    200 dollars for a thin tablet keyboard 😂 wtf

  • Steven Hiller
    Steven Hiller 3 months ago

    Chrome OS is amazing. I have yet to find anything other than Steam that I can't do on it, but then again why would I want steam on a laptop in the first place, unless I'm dropping thousands on a gaming laptop? My favorite part is just how fast it is. I have a $500 Samsung Chromebook Plus that I got for $300 that literally can shut all the way down and boot up in 10 seconds.

    • Steven Hiller
      Steven Hiller 3 months ago

      The issue is when people are talking about specs, I agree, Google has no business asking for thousands for these things. A Chromebook doesn't need a Core i7 processor and 8 GB of RAM. When optimized correctly it should be able to operate perfectly on an Intel Celeron or M3 and 4gb of RAM. We don't need those high specs because there should be nothing on a Chromebook pushing it that far. In fact there should be nothing on a Windows laptop pushing it that hard except for the windows operating system and perhaps Steam and Photoshop.

  • Dr. Leonard Hofstadter SAVAGE FAM

    I agree Linus, a $1000 for 128GB of storage. Hell no! For me, I buy laptops with quad cores. 1TB hard drive, features that are my preferences. I just brought a 3TB External hard drive, 3 days ago. For my laptop, I love that you buy things like that. It's what I need, I don't like cramming things on my laptop hard drive. But I still use my laptop hard drive, little bit.

  • Sushrey Srivastava
    Sushrey Srivastava 3 months ago +1

    Google should price thier products better and decide what to do with the Chrome OS.
    Also, the end was great.
    Google never too Desktop and Laptops seriously. They are paying now. The ecosystem is not there.
    Apple has it and they are shining their big teeth on everyone.
    Microsoft gave up. Now Google is quickly trying to bring Chrome OS back to life. They have done pretty terific things, put it is looking a pretty uphill climb with Fuschia launching around 2022.

  • archeyangel1
    archeyangel1 3 months ago

    best part of the video lolol

  • Blender Km
    Blender Km 3 months ago

    Watching this punk makes me want to pull my hair out. He looks like the kind of irritating kid who must have been bullied in school. He gives a stupid review that is obviously biased.

  • Jessica Nguyen
    Jessica Nguyen 3 months ago

    My favourite ad transition ever

  • dennisvergel36
    dennisvergel36 3 months ago

    My headcannon is that Riley is making those faces in the "B rolls" cause someone told him that "just do the thing and I'll put special FX on it" but didnt.
    And a few days later Riley is just gonna be yelling across the studio screaming "YOU TOLD ME YOU'D EDIT THAT"

  • Baudrim
    Baudrim 3 months ago

    Personnally i use a Samsung Galaxybook (it's Windows 10) for studying and i love that ! For 500$ you've the pc AND the stylus ! 😁

  • Bra Veda
    Bra Veda 3 months ago

    A tablet that can only run android apps doesn't make sense when i have a phone already. It becomes a $1000 device to watch movies in bed. Just get the surface pro to run office for mobile productivity.

  • mr. parsa
    mr. parsa 3 months ago

    I mean, the iPad Pro has SD Card support via a dongle and that is I think external storage, isn’t it?