Google Chrome OS

Acer Chromebook Announced

Acer Chromebook Announced

At the second Google I/O keynote a duo of Chromebooks were announced. First there was a Samsung Series 5 Chromebook that had two colors and a 3G as well as wifi version, then there's this one: the Acer Chromebook. The devices were detailed just a bit at this event, and we don't have a specific name for the Acer yet. A 12.1 inch display, dual core Intel Atom processor, all-day battery life, 8 second boot, and available for $349 and up. Sound sort of neat? Sounds totally neat. We have all the specs for you after the cut.

Continue Reading

Samsung Chromebook Announced

Samsung Chromebook Announced

At Google I/O 2011 during the second keynote of the event, a new "Chromebook" was announced. Chromebook is a new term announced at this same keynote which covers all Chrome OS specific notebooks. This first Chromebook is the Samsung Series 5. This device has a 12.1 inch display,dual core Intel Atom processor, all-day battery usage, 8 second boot, wifi and 3G option, available in 2 colors. Sundar Pichai announced this and an ACER Chromebook together. Samsung has two versions, WiFi for $429 and $499 for 3G. This book will be available June 15th at Amazon.com and Best Buy online. It'll be available in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands soon as well.

Continue Reading

Google Chrome OS “Student package” notebook for $20 tipped imminent

Google Chrome OS “Student package” notebook for $20 tipped imminent

Google IO day two doesn't kick off for another nine hours or so, but it seems the search giant may not have revealed all its secrets in the jam-packed first day. According to a Forbes report quoting an unnamed senior Google exec, the company is readying a Chrome OS based notebook launch which will be positioned as a "student package", offering both hardware and cloud services for $20 per month.

Continue Reading

Samsung “Alex” Chrome OS netbook revealed

Samsung “Alex” Chrome OS netbook revealed

The Chrome OS leaks keep coming, with the Acer ZGB netbook and Seaboard tablet being followed by details of Samsung's offering with Google's new platform. The Samsung "Alex" is a 1280 x 800 netbook powered by Intel's dual-core Atom N550 1.5GHz processor, along with a SanDisk SSD P4 and Qualcomm Gobi 2000 3G WWAN connectivity.

Continue Reading

$200 ASUS Eee PC could run Chrome OS in June

$200 ASUS Eee PC could run Chrome OS in June

You have to give ASUS its due; the company may have seen the netbook segment rise and, arguably, decline in the face of tablets, but it's still pushing to hit the sort of price points initially promised. According to DigiTimes' sources, ASUS is readying to launch a new Eee PC with a $200 to $250 price tag in June.

Continue Reading

Intel readying 6-8 Android x86 devices for April reveal?

Intel readying 6-8 Android x86 devices for April reveal?

Intel may be invested heavily in MeeGo, but the chip company is also a realist; according to the latest reports, it is working with 6-8 notebook manufacturers - including Inventec and Compal - on a number of x86-based Android devices for an unveil next month. According to DigiTimes' sources, Intel is aiming to showcase the new Android devices at IDF Beijing.

Continue Reading

Chrome Owns Pwn2Own, Google’s $20K Safe

Chrome Owns Pwn2Own, Google’s $20K Safe

Last week, we reported on Google's unprecedented $14,000 payout to developers for finding flaws in its Chrome browser. It seems that those fixes have now paid off, since Chrome has not been a big target for hackers at the contest.

Continue Reading

Google Chrome OS update hits Cr-48 with trackpad, 3G & other fixes

Google Chrome OS update hits Cr-48 with trackpad, 3G & other fixes

Google has pushed out a Chrome OS update for users of the Google Cr-48 notebook, bringing with it multiple fixes and tweaks including addressing common complaints about the trackpad. The update also includes power optimizations, potentially improving the Cr-48's already impressive battery life.

Continue Reading

Google’s Chrome Passes 10% of Market

Google’s Chrome Passes 10% of Market

Google’s Chrome web browser has earned itself a double-digit share and a third place ranking in the market place with 10.7%. This is a big jump from the 5.2% share Chrome had at the beginning of 2010, according to market research by Net Applications. This marks a big achievement for Chrome since it was launched only in 2008 and does not have a dedicated platform to run on.

Continue Reading

Google Cr-48 gets Android install

Google Cr-48 gets Android install

Google's Cr-48 notebook is intended to bring developers up to speed with Chrome OS, but those tricksy coders just won't leave the ultraportable alone. Hexxeh has managed to get Android running on the Cr-48, after previously releasing instructions on how to install Windows 7, OS X or Ubuntu.

Continue Reading

The Daily Slash: December 21 2010

The Daily Slash: December 21 2010

Behold! As Verizon confirms plans for a Motorola LTE device in 2011! Behold! As we're sent mysterious images of what might be the HTC Incredible HD, aka HTC Mecha, aka a 4G LTE device! Marvel! As Microsoft is tipped to be announcing ARM chip compatibility in a new version of Windows OS at the beginning of 2011. Marvel! As the iPad is praised at a surrogate for Jesus Christ. Rally! As voices from across the internet speak up for and against the FCC Net Neutrality Vote today. Rally! As Motorola sets a countdown until its brand new tablet is revealed at CES. Know the truth! With Chris as he columns about how Tegra 2 Isn’t Enough. Know the truth! By checking out the FULL LIST of WINNERS from our SlashGear / Android Community Google Cr-48 Giveaway - it might be you! And finally check out with great interest Vince's full Google Cr-48 Chrome OS notebook review!

Continue Reading

SlashGear Google Cr-48 Giveaway WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

SlashGear Google Cr-48 Giveaway WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

SO everyone by now should all be aware of the totally amazing contest we've been running where we and Google are giving away a total of FIVE brand new Cr-48 Notebooks - you know the ones, running Google Chrome OS, not available anywhere else except by limited testing release by Google, those ones. Well check it out - we've got ALL of the winners on our hands! Take a peek below to see if it's you! If it isn't you, still get super pumped up because the Google Cr-48 Pilot Program is still active! Now get to clicking!

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17