Chromebooks have always been an area of interest. The concept of the Chromebook took cues from the failed wave of netbooks and went for portability and low price. But rather than pairing that with a traditionally more intensive operating system like Windows, Chromebooks were outfitted with Chrome OS, Google’s ultra-light operating system that revolves around ... Read More »
If you’ve taken a look at any of the tech blogs recently, you’ve likely seen a multitude of stories talking about the possibility of Android and Chrome OS being folded into one. The rumors have their origins in Google’s ongoing efforts to enable Android apps to ... Read More »
Mobile is the future, and Google has pursued both Android and Chrome OS as mobile platforms for a while now. Chromebooks still haven’t been doing well, accounting for 3% of all PCs purchased, but Android has been excelling. The strategy of using a platform for apps seems to be working a lot better than bringing ... Read More »
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The new Chromebook 2 launches this October starting at $329 and goes up to $429, depending on which model you purchase. Base specs include a 8.5 hour battery, 13.3-inch full HD display, backlit keyboard, 802.11ac WiFi, ... Read More »
Chromebooks are an interesting breed that’s had trouble hitting the sweet spot of affordability and quality. The spectrum is extreme, with a number of budget Chromebooks on the left side and the incredibly high-quality and budget-breaking Read More »
Google’s Chromebooks are the ultimate back to school tool. The slimmed down machines, which now feature access to popular Android apps, are perfect for taking notes and browsing the web during a lecture, and looking up triple-checked facts when writing research papers. And now, to celebrate students hitting the books again, Google is selling ... Read More »
Google announced a number of inexpensive new Chromebooks this week, but this deal on the well respected Acer C720P is worth a second look.
The touchscreen version of the Acer C720 has frequently been featured as perhaps the best budget Chromebooks out there, and at $179.99 at Best Buy right now, it warrants ... Read More »
While the Chromebook Pixel 2 might be hardware worth drooling over to hardcore Chrome OS fans, the reality is that Chrome OS is strongest in the low-end of the market, and today’s announcements are aimed squarely there.
The first two Chromebooks are from Haier and Hisense. Both offer an 11.6-inch display ... Read More »
Dell is just now making its return to the mobile market after an unsuccessful entry several years ago. It’s taking it slow, but Dell just announced that it’s releasing a new Chromebook and a new tablet for education. The new Chromebook 11 has an 11.6-inch 1366×768 display, dual-core 2.16GHz Intel Celeron processor, ... Read More »
Google Play is a great resource for buying devices straight from the source, but because Google doesn’t have its own retail stores, customers can’t really speak face-to-face to a Google employee and get answers to any questions that they may have. That’s changing now.
Google is now testing a live video chat service that’ll connect ... Read More »