ASUS Chromebit review: Turn any display into a Chrome OS machine

If you’ve got some spare time, search for the words “Android dongle” on eBay — your screen will be filled with little, Android-powered HDMI doodads that purport to make your dumb TV smart. But what about Chrome OS, Google’s other operating system? For years, it lived most prominently on notebooks, but the new $85 Chromebit from ASUS is Google’s attempt to give Chrome OS even more of a life beyond the laptop. Got a spare monitor with an HDMI-in port? Or an HDTV that could stand to be smarter? Just pop in the Chromebit and voilĂ : Your dumb display is now a Chrome OS computer. It’s not that powerful, and it’s far from perfect, but the Chromebit is just cheap and just good enough to find a home in classrooms and tinkerers’ dens.

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