Acer has introduced its first touchscreen 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.
Hewlett Packard (HP) has debuted a new ARM-powered Chromebook.
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 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.
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 has confirmed that various iterations of its stalwart Chromebook will soon be available in approximately 6,600 stores around the world.
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.
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 are apparently quite optimistic about the long-term prospects of Google's web-centric Chrome OS and accompanying hardware.
Google is reportedly testing a new Chromebook powered by Intel's x86 Haswell SoC.
Google's web-centric Chrome operating system debuted on July 7, 2009, with the very first Intel-based Chromebooks shipping on June 15, 2011.
Google is likely prepping at least one new Chromebook based on Intel's upcoming 22nm Haswell processor.
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 has expanded its C7 Chromebook lineup with a new laptop.
Samsung's $250 Chromebook rolled out in October and quickly climbed to the top of the charts on Amazon.
Linux founder Linus Torvalds loves his new Google Chromebook Pixel, which he believes puts most other laptops to shame.
Despite reports to the contrary, a high ranking Google exec has denied that Mountain View is planning to open brick-and-mortar stores like Apple and Microsoft in an effort to promote Nexus devices, the Chromebook and Google Glass.
Samsung's $250 ARM-powered Chromebook is famous for running multiple flavors of Linux, yet Google's flagship x86 Pixel is even more friendly to loading alternative operating systems than its predecessors.
Google has introduced the Pixel, a high-end $1,300 touch-screen Chromebook powered by a 1.8 GHz Intel Core i5 processor.