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Google Chromebooks for Rent: $30 Month, No Commitment

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Google Chromebooks, those cloud-centric notebook computers, are now available for rent. The cost: $30 per month for Chromebooks, and $25 per month for Chromeboxes (a desktop form factor). The really interesting part: There’s no long-term commitment required. Chromebooks, which run Chrome OS, have not taken the world by storm. But VARs should watch the market closely. Here’s why. Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) is constantly experimenting with hardware form factors. As broadband connectivity improves worldwide, and cloud applications (i.e., Google Apps) become universal, the Chromebook form f (IT news)