Apple’s Phil Schiller calls Chromebooks ‘cheap testing tools’ – Business Insider

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In an interview with CNET, Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller said Chromebook laptops were only good for taking tests.Schiller’s comments ignored the notoriously high price point of Apple products, which most schools can’t afford, and other benefits offered by Chromebooks.This marked one of Apple’s most direct public attacks on Chromebooks as Google gains an increasing share of the ed tech market.Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.Apple’s head of marketing just made a direct dig at Chromebooks that many are calling out-of-touch. During an interview with CNET about the recently announced 16-inch MacBook Pro, Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing, was asked about the Chromebook’s growth in the education market. “Chromebooks have gotten to the classroom because, frankly, they’re cheap testing tools for required testing,” Schiller said.Schiller said that Apple’s
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