Asus and Lenovo Set to Release $149 Chromebooks: Report

Asus and Lenovo Set to Release $149 Chromebooks: Report

Chromebooks were once considered as a very niche product, with little chances of success. But Chrome OS-powered laptops have seen a steady increase in market share over the years, with recent reports suggesting Chromebook sales are set to nearly triple by 2017. Global Chromebook sales are said to reach 5.2 million this year, up 79 percent from 2013. However, Samsung […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Takes on Chromebooks; Reveals HP’s Stream $199 Laptops

Microsoft Takes on Chromebooks; Reveals HP’s Stream $199 Laptops

For years, Google has placed its bets on the low-budget price of Chromebook as the selling price of the notebook devices. However, that won’t be the case anymore, as Microsoft today unveiled Windows running laptops for as low as $199. At its world partner conference event, company’s COO Kevin Turner revealed HP’s new lineup – “Stream” – that costs just $199. […]

     
 
 

Chrome OS Update Now Lets Users Watch Movies and TV Shows Offline

Chrome OS Update Now Lets Users Watch Movies and TV Shows Offline

Nowadays, it’s getting more and more difficult to choose a new device, as there are so many out there. This is just as true for the laptop market and that’s where Google thinks it has a chance of offering a completely different product for first time users – the Chromebook. Despite being touted as a cloud and Internet dependent machine, […]

     
 
 

Dell Announces 11.6″ Chromebook 11: 16GB SSD, 4GB of RAM for Less Than $300

Dell Announces 11.6″ Chromebook 11: 16GB SSD, 4GB of RAM for Less Than $300

There isn’t a shortage of Chromebooks on the market, as Google continues its Chrome OS march on the notebooks market. Recently, we have seen Acer launch the $249 C270 Chromebook model and HP introduce the Chromebook 11 with microUSB Charging for $279. Now, Dell has announced its very first Chrome OS laptop, the Chromebook 11. Dell’s Chromebook 11 is an […]

     
 
 

Acer’s $249 C270 Chromebook: 11.6-inch, Haswell-powered, 8.5-hour Battery and 16GB SSD

Acer’s $249 C270 Chromebook: 11.6-inch, Haswell-powered, 8.5-hour Battery and 16GB SSD    

Google is seriously upping the ante with its Chromebook devices. In what seems to be the start of the hardware line refresh, Acer has now announced the C270 Chromebook, priced at $249, which comes shortly after we’ve seen HP launch the HP Chromebook 11. After teasing a Haswell-powered Chromebook at Intel’s Developer Forum from last month, Acer has now finally unveiled the […]

     
 
 

Google Announces $279 HP Chromebook 11 with microUSB Charging

Google Announces $279 HP Chromebook 11 with microUSB Charging

Google might be busy preparing its Nexus 5 launch, but that isn’t stopping the company from adding a new member to its Chromebook hardware lineup. HP and Google have announced today the Chromebook 11, which joins the Pavilion Chromebook and somehow prepares us for the upcoming Chromebook 14.  Priced at $279, the Chromebook 11 is a low-cost laptop that comes with […]

     
 
 

Google Branded Touch Chromebook: a Shot in the Arm for Chrome OS

Google Branded Touch Chromebook: a Shot in the Arm for Chrome OS

Not long ago, somebody was making fun of the fact that there aren’t touch-enabled MacBooks on the market yet. The appearance of so many Windows 8 hybrids and powerful tablets on the market has effects on the Google camp, as well. Rumor has it that Google might be working on releasing a touch version of Chromebook. And the most interesting […]

 
     
 
 

Using Chromebooks Offline: Myths Debunked

Using Chromebooks Offline: Myths Debunked

When we first heard the news about the newest Google branded Samsung Chromebook, we thought that it will ultimately generate such an impact that it could actually be compared to what Kindle Fire has done to tablets like the iPad. It seems that will have to wait a bit more, as a larger percentage of readers believe that Google’s latest […]

     
 
 

Is Google’s Chromebook the Kindle Fire of Laptops?

Is Google’s Chromebook the Kindle Fire of Laptops?

Since the beginning of the millennium, there have been projects like the $99 computer, with the sole purpose of pushing developers into creating a device which can be purchased by any category of people, without worrying about the price. Although that exact limit has not been touched, Google has just taken a step forward with its Chromebook laptop, built in cooperation with Samsung, which […]

 
     
 
 

Sony To Release a Vaio Chromebook?

Sony To Release a Vaio Chromebook?

Sony hasn’t made any public statements about planning to release a notebook under the Google Chrome OS banner, but recent activity tends to suggest that that’s exactly what’s going on deep in its development labs.  Apparently, a Sony Vaio VCC111 Chromebook popped up on the FCC website. Sony to Release a Vaio Chromebook After Acer and Samsung? Actually, the VCC111 […]