Okay, Google… What happened?

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Comments • 5 518

  • PirateB99999
    PirateB99999 10 hours ago

    Just bought a Chromebook and what a waste of time stick to windows or apple :((

  • Alexa Xiaolin
    Alexa Xiaolin 20 hours ago


  • Yusuf Jamal
    Yusuf Jamal Day ago

    3:43 "look closelier" - Linus, New Year Eve

  • jameswalker199
    jameswalker199 Day ago

    I'm sorry, but the surface pens are useless. I've tried them and they have such aggressive missclick prevention that you can't even open the start menu with the pen. I'd rather a dumb stylus that the screen thinks is a finger if the smart pen acts like that.

  • gskema
    gskema Day ago

    "just use google docs" lmao

  • Ryan Ford
    Ryan Ford 2 days ago

    iPad: great tablet
    Surface: great laptop
    Slate: great paperweight

  • sanic the hegehog
    sanic the hegehog 3 days ago

    The brydge keyboard is made of metal not plastic

  • xXuidmod
    xXuidmod 3 days ago

    Why is your sponsor in the trash can. Mod mics are actually pretty good.

  • Omar
    Omar 4 days ago

    1:42 she is gone miss her

  • Omar
    Omar 4 days ago

    Damn intro.

  • nig ward
    nig ward 4 days ago

    Still my 2016 ipad pro better than this

  • ryanmc44
    ryanmc44 6 days ago

    scrapyard wars plz

  • Complex Sudo
    Complex Sudo 7 days ago

    You should check out HP's Chromebook X2 if this device interest you, while it only comes in the m3 config. It comes with a proper keyboard, the wacom pen, and is about $400 cheaper.

  • ya boi
    ya boi 7 days ago

    Even the tablets a sellout jesus. You brainwashed it.

  • Arun Mani
    Arun Mani 9 days ago

    It would be hilarious if this video were edited on an ipad

  • Player_Illuminati
    Player_Illuminati 9 days ago

    you messed up the title it would have been a good punnnn it should have been "Okay Google, What happened?"

    • Player_Illuminati
      Player_Illuminati 7 days ago

      @ConLee look at the commaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

    • ConLee
      ConLee 7 days ago

      That is the title?

  • dmndcolb
    dmndcolb 9 days ago

    put windows 10 in it and then it count be a Microsoft surface
    might be a little slow

  • FH Aziiz
    FH Aziiz 9 days ago +5

    I would like to see a re review for the iPad with the new iPadOS

  • Flufflebut
    Flufflebut 10 days ago

    the b roll here is always so primo :)

  • Zipzeolocke
    Zipzeolocke 10 days ago

    Does Microsoft Word have that you need so badly that Google Docs doesn't have?
    and why does both Google and Apple hardware costs so much? They are both big powerful companies with lots of money, do they really need to charge an arm and a leg for their products? They would probably sell more quantity if their prices were more affordable

  • Kealan5199
    Kealan5199 10 days ago

    There needs to be a comparison when ipadOS comes out

  • Samreen Sagheer
    Samreen Sagheer 11 days ago

    iPad pro now has mouse support and external memory support

    • Space
      Space 7 days ago

      @Lord Katakuri how so? from using iPadOS on the newest iPad pro the mouse acts just as you would expect!

    • Lord Katakuri
      Lord Katakuri 10 days ago

      Not really mouse support though.

  • Kevin Hall
    Kevin Hall 19 days ago

    TheXvid mysteriously wont load this video

  • Faisal Islam
    Faisal Islam 19 days ago

    Most disappointing device ever made by Google

  • Michael Collins
    Michael Collins 20 days ago

    for $1000 i can buy a pretty decent Windows Laptop and even game on triple A titles...oh and run a full Desktop OS. I remember when they started showing off Chrome OS years ago and i was super excited cuz i do love google innovation but once i tried it, i was super disappointed. Then they added Android App support which was cool too, until i tried it, it was a little better than an Android tablet but not worth buying one. I have a cheap laptop, a gaming desktop and an Android phone (Pixels), which is all i need. I do see this becoming awesome once Google Stadia comes out, that way you can play AAA titles on a chromebook for a small fee, but then I'd just save my money and buy a cheaper chromebook.
    For now, i am sticking with my Phone and Desktop PC.

  • Kasra Nesari
    Kasra Nesari 20 days ago

    He really is against iOS isn’t he

  • Papepo Mamemo
    Papepo Mamemo 21 day ago

    tablets should not try to be a laptop. 2 different categories.

  • Rick
    Rick 22 days ago

    I could see this as a nice supplement to my desktop IF the total package were more polished. Even with the price drop nothing is going to make this a need to have. It's a want at best and I'd rather put the tech budget into keeping my computer and smartphone modern.

  • Merlin Ambrosius
    Merlin Ambrosius 24 days ago

    This is kinda sad.

  • Hridoy Govinda Das
    Hridoy Govinda Das 25 days ago

    10:16 ! lol

  • Hridoy Govinda Das
    Hridoy Govinda Das 25 days ago

    Chrome OS is trash.

  • a little boy
    a little boy 26 days ago

    lol, google hardware

  • Danny E
    Danny E 26 days ago

    I'm sorry, but you missed a great opportunity in the end to please both audiences and sponsors. We know that the Pixel was thrown in the bin, and with it was a sponsored item (the ModMic). Down here in the comments a lot of people have noticed that. So here is my proposition:
    In the outro, you go near the bin to, supposedly, pick up the Pixel (a glint of hope if you will). Instead you go for a water bottle... hmm, something's not quite right here.
    Where did this bottle come from?? I didn't get it.
    So, how about you go for the sponsored ModMic instead? It makes it much more believable that the Pixel would feel sad about this (despite it not being able to talk or emote) since we know that the ModMic is already there. This would make much more sense, it would also show that the ModMic is not as worthless as the pixel is shown to be.
    I find that once you establish a joke, returning to it allows for a zinger that becomes entirely more clever and more funny. A TheXvidr who does this quite frequently is Scott The Woz, checkout his gaming (not tech) related videos, he does them effectively.

    Alas, I'm just a viewer. I know you put A LOT of effort into your videos, the amount of time, effort and money spent, those sponsors really help I'm sure. I just thought I'd comment in my thoughts. I loved the other 13 minutes and 24 seconds though!

  • Isaac Andersen
    Isaac Andersen 27 days ago

    Google just got roasted!

  • Maat da burb
    Maat da burb 27 days ago


  • Castekn2796
    Castekn2796 28 days ago

    To the type of people who use a stylus**

  • daniel hoover
    daniel hoover 28 days ago

    Do a Chrome Box review with suggestions. I hate macOS and Windows

  • voltare2amstereo
    voltare2amstereo 29 days ago

    X86, might be worth while of it can run Windows

  • Didaka D
    Didaka D Month ago

    Put some hinges and you've got a laptop.

  • nathan talongsig
    nathan talongsig Month ago

    these intros is better written than season 8 of game of thrones

  • D L
    D L Month ago

    google chromebook a very disappointing experience feels like a beta product

  • Daniel Black
    Daniel Black Month ago

    10:08 I love how they make iPads the afterthought even though they're so popular that when you refer to a tablet, you say iPad, kind of like how you Gmail instead of e-mail

  • StimpYJCatZ
    StimpYJCatZ Month ago

    Imho still nothing beats the surface tablets, I used the pro3 for a few years and the only thing I was missing was usb ports :)

  • Leo Harper
    Leo Harper Month ago

    i don't get why chromebooks are bad because i use one EVERY DAY! and it was my first computer
    my phone is a...


    • Derek Li
      Derek Li Month ago

      Some bitches just don’t understand that PCs are infinitely better than chrome books.

  • keiichiiownsu12
    keiichiiownsu12 Month ago +1

    "Use google docs!"
    "Hey! I use whatever word processor I want!"

    Le me: "Why not VIM --> [Pandoc] --> PDF?"

  • artur_zombie yt
    artur_zombie yt Month ago

    only way i want to choose this tablet with windows 10

  • Parker Wilkins
    Parker Wilkins Month ago +1

    at least it's not as bad as youtube rewind 2018

    Nothing is

  • AvatarFriday
    AvatarFriday Month ago

    Honestly more sponsor spots like this.

  • Mayor Zander
    Mayor Zander Month ago

    3:34 closlier?

  • Butterfly Simmer
    Butterfly Simmer Month ago

    Or just spend £250 on a Chromebook?

  • Corey Wray
    Corey Wray Month ago

    You guys should do a review on the Mobile Studio Pro 16 i7. :D
    4k monitor, 8k pressure levels sensitivity pen, 3D sensor scanner, 512gb ssd, Quadro M1000M 4GB GDDR5. Also, it's running all on windows 10.
    Also, I need a proper solution in making it more portable. I am liking your guys reviews on the Ipad, Surface, and this Chrome Slate, all of those have what I want but the pen and windows is a really big deal for me. The surface feels like you're using a crayon, and the iPad doesn't have that... what's that called? Easy access to my files. Also the pencil doesn't have a button to pan around 3D models. HOWEVER, all of these things have what I need; a longer battery life, lighter and more portable, probably some form of water resistant solution, and a case with a nice keyboard built in (the chrome thing looks sucky but still better than what I have now.) I'm petrified of transporting this thing anywhere even in a light mist of rain in my backpack under protective layers.
    I am considering selling it and going back to my standard tablet and just try making either the surface or the ipad pencil work (the pen coupled with 4k display, and the usb3 ports are the only things keeping me on the fence about selling.)

  • Fixin
    Fixin Month ago

    That intro totally sounded like a My name is Earl reference!!!

  • Dion Starfire
    Dion Starfire Month ago

    Looks like some of the clickbait titles got missed in the re-titling sweep.

  • Schpankme Verimuch
    Schpankme Verimuch Month ago

    Google says, HEY! we can charge just like Apple.

  • B. E. Richardson
    B. E. Richardson Month ago

    google docs better

  • Josh12342
    Josh12342 Month ago +4

    Just compare those speakers to the LG G7's speakers, sounds pretty avg

  • Alexey Souvorkin
    Alexey Souvorkin Month ago

    5:18 Not having leg seizures would help with this.

  • Riley The Gamer!
    Riley The Gamer! Month ago

    I am running chrome os..... LET ME TELL YOU TheXvid ON MY LAPTOP (CHROME OS) SUCKS!!!!!! my trackpad is broken..... I WANT TO RUN A VIRUS!!!!!! am I weird? GOOGLE PLS DONT SEE THIS!!!!! when my pixel is old and very old or when it is UNUSABLE I will install LINUX!!!!!!!!!! UBUNTU HERE I COME!!!!!

  • Howard Lam
    Howard Lam Month ago +1

    To be future of computing, it has to be affordable first.

  • VanMan 23
    VanMan 23 Month ago +1

    iPad Pro: Best tablet ever; not so good for replacing a laptop for most people.
    Surface Pro: Great laptop for having a tablet form factor, not so good at being a tablet.
    Pixel Slate: Claims to be the best of both worlds, ended up being a huge ass lie.
    Overall, this why 2 in 1s don't work. I've owned a 2 in 1 before, and I always just use the most developed part of that device, wasting the other flagship feature. It's better to just keep the product categories separate. Personally, I prefer for a company to simply increase the capabilities of one of the categories of the device and make it more versatile. Surprisingly enough, Apple is actually closer to this than Microsoft or Google. Their iPad Pro is by far the most versatile tablet ever created. It's not laptop-levels of versatility, but it is getting there, and hopefully iOS 13 does make it be like that versatile tablet that can be an alternative to many pros' laptops without heavy adjustments.
    Google could have easily done this before Apple if they just optimized their Android apps to the hardware of the Pixel Slate and make Chorme OS more touch friendly. But no, they only did the half measure of slapping on the play store in to chrome OS, removed the keyboard and trackpad, and sold the device as a tablet that can be a laptop, assuming you buy the $200 keyboard cover. Honestly, Google simply doesn't try hard with hardware. They should really just stick to the search engine and their office features.

    • leebee1100
      leebee1100 Month ago

      VanMan 23 well said. I concur.

  • Just Chilling
    Just Chilling Month ago +35

    iPad: Great tablet which just isn’t good enough for a pc with a amazing pen
    Surface: Amazing laptop with some tablet input but just isn’t good enough for just tablet use
    Slate: a laggy terrible laptop and a no good tablet with no optimization

  • Master Danten
    Master Danten Month ago

    People tablets are never a phone + laptop, but the iPad Pro should be a smaller laptop, and however pixel slide is garbage. Second, since apple made tablets so they could kind of say what a tablet really say

  • FFxDboi YT
    FFxDboi YT Month ago

    A Macbook costs 200$ right

  • Soundwave Superior
    Soundwave Superior Month ago

    IPad: brilliant Tablet which could replace a PC if you are a light user. Has the best pen input. Can't use full desktop apps.
    Pros: Peak Tablet perfection. Best Pen Input.
    Surface Pro: powerful PC(not for gaming) which can be a good tablet for note taking and designing.
    Pros: Full Windows functionality with a good pen input.
    Pixel Slate: tablet with a shit keyboard. Pen input isn't as good as the iPad.
    Has an OS which can be comparable to a
    Desktop OS but is no where near the functionality of Windows or MacOS.
    Pros: _Crickets Chirping_
    Cons: OS isn't as good as Mac OS or Windows for a fully desktop experience and it isn't Android for a better tablet experience. It tries to be a laptop and a tablet but fails at both

  • Ultra cool kid
    Ultra cool kid Month ago

    Ha lol

  • 19pilots
    19pilots Month ago

    excuse me what? a keyboard costing $200???

  • Lizard King
    Lizard King Month ago

    yesYES if you want your mind to link to the visuals and have that feel direct and intuitive you have to stop noticing the interface layer like an awful laggy twitchy inaccurate pen :V

  • Lizard King
    Lizard King Month ago

    also wtf 100 for a pen? I can get a DECO 02 drawing tablet that *comes with* a plastic pen for like, $100. Fuck sake google stop taking the piss

  • Lizard King
    Lizard King Month ago +10

    I wouldn't pay $20 for a bluetooth keyboard of that quality :V

  • Michael R.
    Michael R. Month ago

    5:40 same on Surface Pro line

  • Ricardo Pesenti
    Ricardo Pesenti Month ago

    9:32 That laugh xD

  • Renato M.
    Renato M. Month ago

    just install ubunto on it... it will be more worth it

  • Leo Nie
    Leo Nie Month ago +1

    open Windows installability can save it after surface go full arm architecture

  • 童緯強
    童緯強 Month ago

    ChromeBooks are good for budget, not premiums devices. No one will pay above 1K for what is essentially Android with Desktop Chrome and 6.5 years OS update. It's still better then the old version which is not even Android, though.

  • James Holbrook
    James Holbrook Month ago

    Ya at $1000 that is retarded why they think they would sell any i dont get you can do more with for the same price with a Windows computer

  • Jannek
    Jannek 2 months ago

    still best crossing to sponsor

  • Steven simpson
    Steven simpson 2 months ago +6

    I’m so glad I have an iPad Pro 2018. You are hilariously funny and a great TheXvidr. Love your energy and content!

  • John
    John 2 months ago +16

    Who the hell would want to use Chrome OS or Android as their main "this is my computer" OS.

  • Hadi Sulman
    Hadi Sulman 2 months ago

    Until you look... CLOSLYER


    • John
      John 2 months ago

      He's joking you penis

  • 1mezion
    1mezion 2 months ago

    So you show the sponsor of your programs product in the trash hmmmmm interesting

  • Theking196
    Theking196 2 months ago

    If Microsoft could actually get good mobile apps for tablet mode, Apple and Google would be done

  • Warren Mc Cormack Jnr
    Warren Mc Cormack Jnr 2 months ago

    Hows vancouver

  • Extecylla
    Extecylla 2 months ago

    what is wrong with your voice? ._.

  • Arcs Playlists and such

    Apple idea for you: apple paper and apple led pencil that both cost 20$

  • soundslave
    soundslave 2 months ago

    Why is Linus so anti-tablet?

  • Kaęi _
    Kaęi _ 2 months ago

    7:55 you watch smash bros videos?

  • Robert Venus
    Robert Venus 2 months ago

    My creative work and my traditional office work... my S4 still kicks ass. It's going to take something pretty special to encourage the jump.

  • Erik Karlson
    Erik Karlson 3 months ago

    Google chrome os is ass

  • CCF_100
    CCF_100 3 months ago +3

    *Whispers loudly* Just install a real Linux distro...

  • sunny steve
    sunny steve 3 months ago

    I choose cube mix plus with kaby lake core M and unlimited turbo window, it has a separate charging port next to the full version type-c that also supports charging. IT HAS WACOM SUPPORT. 500 dollars

  • Fenex Fox
    Fenex Fox 3 months ago

    there is a chance that "lag" on the pencil is on purpose with the application alot of artists (digital) like to have a bit of line delay like in paint tool sai they call it a stabilizer

  • Arturo Tabera
    Arturo Tabera 3 months ago +2

    So all girls and guys at google HAVE to use this or what!? Since it's for the pro: "Multitask and collaborate like a pro."

  • Mr. Spicy
    Mr. Spicy 3 months ago

    Ok Google, will someone like my comment?

  • Jeffrey Koenig
    Jeffrey Koenig 3 months ago +3

    Can people finance it? The smartphone industry has proven people will pay any price if they can finance it.

  • Spicyandrew101 Gaming
    Spicyandrew101 Gaming 3 months ago

    to be fair this review criticizes things that really dont matter and things like the flappy hinge that you really didnt make fun of in the Microsoft edge video and with the laggy stylus the pen will stop laging after a while because the files will cache like the microsoft edge

  • The Damn Train
    The Damn Train 3 months ago

    Use an adaptor to use a normal keyboared =)

  • Ivan Gaspardy
    Ivan Gaspardy 3 months ago +1

    watches this on a surface pro: yessssss

  • Bob Piper
    Bob Piper 3 months ago +1

    You know your sponsor is in the garbage

  • How-To Compute
    How-To Compute 3 months ago +1

    This intro sounds like something from 'my name is earl'

  • Ginger Ninger
    Ginger Ninger 3 months ago +1

    I like the surface for the fact it is running full windows honestly. That was what drew me to it.