I'm on record as saying that, even at $249, a Chromebook is still overpriced -- especially when you can get a bigger, more powerful, Windows-based laptop for not much more.
But $169? Now it's time to re-evaluate. And speaking of time, you don't have much: Today only, and while supplies last, Best Buy has the refurbished Samsung Chromebook XE303C12 for $169.99, shipped (plus sales tax). As noted, it sells new for $249.
A Chromebook, as you may know, runs Google's Chrome OS, meaning you can't run any Windows software -- but you can accomplish … Read more