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.
We've heard this rumor before, but it's now looking a little more solid: it appears that Google's working on a touch-screen version of its Chromebook internet device.
Samsung's $250 ARM-powered Chromebook debuted this past October and quickly climbed to the top of the charts on Amazon.
A number of industry heavyweights currently offer their very own iterations of Google's Chromebook, including Acer, HP, Lenovo and Samsung.
HP's launched its first Chromebook, the Pavilion 14: more expensive than the competition, at $330, but with a larger screen.
Bodhi can best be described as a lightweight Linux flavor coded to run across a wide range of hardware.
Hewlett Packard (HP) will apparently be launching a slick Chromebook on February 17.