Even if the Chromebook never steals much market share from conventional PCs, it could accomplish important goals for Google.
Ever since Google launched the first Chromebooks two years ago, the company’s vision for always-on, cloud-based computing has been a tough sell.
If you’re willing and able to spend $1299 or more for a web-only computing device, you might love Google’s high-end Chromebook.
The Chrome app launcher makes Google’s web browswer like an operating system within an operating system.
The Chromebook Pixel is an extremely high-end laptop — by far the fanciest Chromebook to date, with specs that would be impressive if it were a Windows Ultrabook or a Mac.
HP has produced a Chromebook, joining the likes of Acer, Samsung and Lenovo as they search for a credible Windows alternative.
Compromised as it is, it works pretty well — and for a $250 laptop, that’s no dubious distinction.
Back in 2009, Google announced Chrome OS, an operating system for web-centric “Chromebook” laptops which would run online services and store almost everything in the cloud. Two years later, the first models — a $349 Acer and a …
Google kicks off its annual Google I/O developers conference in San Francisco today.
While the event is ostensibly a place for app developers to get educated about Android, Chrome and related Google products, it’s also a venue …
Why buy a laptop that runs nothing but a web browser, when you could buy a laptop that runs everything? That’s the question that comes up in pretty much every debate about Chromebooks — a series of stripped-down laptops that …
Ben Bajarin is the Director of Consumer Technology Analysis and Research at Creative Strategies, Inc, a technology industry analysis and market intelligence firm located in Silicon Valley.
There is a debate happening in the industry about whether or not we are heading toward a future where all computing takes place in the browser or …