Acer teases wearable smartband, new Chromebook



Acer says it will be launching a wearable smartband sometime this summer.

Chromebook adoption gains traction

An estimated 2.1 million Chromebooks shipped in 2013 with nearly 89% of total shipments reaching North America, according to market intelligence firm ABI Research. As Chromebook shipments expand globally, ABI Research forecasts an increase of CAGR 28% to 11 million in 2019.

$280 Toshiba Chromebook goes up for preorder


Toshiba's web-centric Chromebook is the first Chrome OS laptop to ship with a 13.3 display. 



Toshiba rolls out $280 (Haswell) Chromebook


Toshiba is jumping on the Chromebook bandwagon with a new 13-inch laptop designed to run the web-centric operating system. 


Report: Samsung ARM Chromebook upgrade due in 2014 



It’s been quite a while since Samsung debuted its popular $250 Chromebook, leaving many Chrome OS fans wondering when the company will launch a follow-up. 



Acer’s Chromebook goes touchscreen



Acer has introduced its first touchscreen Chromebook.

Acer debuts $250 Haswell Chromebook

Acer has debuted a $250 Chromebook powered by an Intel Celeron 2955U Haswell processor. The new Chromebook - which boasts an extended battery life of 8.5 hours - is loaded with 4GB of RAM, 16GB of storage and an 11.6 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel display.

HP's latest Chromebook is ARM-based

Hewlett Packard (HP) has debuted a new ARM-powered Chromebook.

Acer's C720 Chromebook is thinner and lighter

Acer's recently debuted C720 Chromebook may bear a definite similarity to the older Acer C710, although the latest iteration of the 'book is thinner (measuring 0.75 inches thick) and lighter (weighing 2.76 pounds). Plus, the device offers twice the battery life - all for the same $199 price tag.

Google's Chromebooks are going (Intel) Haswell

Google has confirmed that its next-gen lineup of upcoming Chromebooks will be powered by Intel Haswell processors - boasting extended battery life and improved performance compared to earlier models.  

Google's Chromebook is going places

Just a few short years ago it would have been difficult to find anyone who took Google's Chromebook seriously. All that has changed, though, as the barebones laptop running Mountain View's web-centric OS gains share - while the rest of the market shrinks.

Google Chromebooks hitting 6,600 stores for $199 and up

Google has confirmed that various iterations of its stalwart Chromebook will soon be available in approximately 6,600 stores around the world.

Asus ditches netbooks for hybrids

Netbooks are fading away fast, another victim of the tablet craze, but Asus seems to have a cunning plan to replace them with small and inexpensive next-gen devices. 

On-screen keyboard goes live for Google Chrome OS

Back in February, Google introduced its flagship Pixel device, a high-end $1,300 touch-screen Chromebook powered by a 1.8 GHz Intel Core i5 SoC. As previously discussed on TG Daily, The Pixel was greeted with enthusiasm by many in the industry, including none other than Linux founder Linus Torvalds.

Acer and Asus have big plans for Google's Chromebook

Acer and Asus are apparently quite optimistic about the long-term prospects of Google's web-centric Chrome OS and accompanying hardware.

Google tests Intel Haswell-powered Chromebook

Google is reportedly testing a new Chromebook powered by Intel's x86 Haswell SoC.

Report: Google Chromebooks are off to a slow (mainstream) start

Google's web-centric Chrome operating system debuted on July 7, 2009, with the very first Intel-based Chromebooks shipping on June 15, 2011.

Report: Google prepping an Intel Haswell-powered Chromebook

Google is likely prepping at least one new Chromebook based on Intel's upcoming 22nm Haswell processor.

ARM Cortex-A15 chips to power a new generation of tablets

Chips based on ARM's Cortex-A15 SoC are typically found in high-end tablets like Google's Nexus 10 tablet or Samsung's latest Chromebook.

Acer expands C7 Chromebook lineup

Acer has expanded its C7 Chromebook lineup with a new laptop.