PCR Windows 8 Tablets are a great choice for learning – in the classroom and beyond.
See how Windows 8 devices outmatch the Chromebook in this cloud-connected one-on-one*
|Windows 8 Device
|PREPARE FOR SCHOOL
|Our student is able to save their presentation to review and edit while on the school bus.
|Because Chromebook is a web-based system, the Chromebook student cannot edit their presentation without Internet access.
|Their Windows 8 device is always running the most up-to-date features. The updates run in the background or can be installed when they're not using her device.
|To update her Chromebook with the latest features, they have to go through several steps and restart their computer.
|LEARNING AT SCHOOL
|They have the ability to run full programs like Photoshop on her device.
|Unfortunately, they can only run the limited web app versions of most popular programs.
|Creates a rich presentation using the Office programs they're familiar with, including PowerPoint, Word and OneNote.
|Because Google Apps don't provide the familiarity and functionality of Office, they're unable to create as rich a presentation.
|They have the option of storing several large documents and media files on their desktop for quick access when not connected to the Internet.
|Since their Chromebook is a browser-based device with limited hard drive storage, they are unable to access the majority of their documents or files when not connected to the Web.
|LEARNING OUTSIDE SCHOOL
|Since Windows 8 supports a large variety of entertainment and productivity apps, they can work even when not online.
|Because their Chromebook limits them to using web apps, they're unable to get the full experience when they're not online.
|WORK ON GROUP PROJECTS
|Using the People app, they can easily find their classmates' contact information from Hotmail, Messenger, Facebook, Twitter and more all in one place.
|If they want to find their classmates' various email addresses and social handles, they have to navigate several different apps