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 »
Acer is launching two new Chromebooks aimed at educational settings, particularly high schools. The Chromebook C910 is a 15.6-inch Chromebook with a display resolution of 1920×1080 or 1366×768, depending on the configuration. Two Intel processor options are available, including a 5th-gen Intel Core i3-50005U processor or next-gen Intel Celeron 3205U Broadwell processor. Customers ... Read More »
Acer, a company that has experience with Chromebooks, has just released a new Chromebook that’s the largest Chromebook to date. The Acer Chromebook 15 features a 15.6-inch display that comes in two resolution options of 1920×1080 or 1366×768. It’s also Acer’s first Chromebook to feature processor options of a either 5th generation Intel Core ... Read More »
HP announced in October that it would begin selling 11-inch and 14-inch touchscreen Chromebooks. Today, the 14-inch model has stealthily made its way onto HP’s online store for $439. This model is a bit higher-end than its non-touchscreen counterpart, offering a 14-inch 1920×1080 display, NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor, 4GB RAM, 32GB storage, and ... Read More »
Google’s announcement this summer that Android apps would be making their way to Chrome OS is finally coming to fruition.
The first batch of Android apps for Chrome OS have been released today and includes Duolingo, Evernote, Sight Words and Vine. They all work just like regular Chrome apps, with 100% functionality and no ... Read More »
If you’ve been following the Chromebook news lately, you may have seen a thing or two about Verizon and Chromebook Pixel owners. What went down was that Chromebook Pixel owners who purchased the LTE model were promised 100MB of free Verizon data every month for 2 years. Well, about a year into things, some Pixel ... Read More »
Starting with the less puzzling product, the update to HP’s Chromebook is fairly minor, but is at least keeping pace with the competition. Battery life sees a slight increase to 6.5 hours. Again there’s no shortage of comparable Chromebook options out there, but if you just have to make yours HP then this one will be available ... Read More »