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.
TIME Tech talks about the new Chromebook Pixel, a $1300-and-up laptop that runs Google’s web-connected Chrome operating system.
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.
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 …
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 …
The first computer I ever used in a classroom was the Apple II. My first grade teacher, Mrs. Hogan, would line us all up against a wall before walking the class over to the computer lab, a rusty bungalow tucked away in a dark corner of the school.
It was in that lab—which my elementary school shuttled us back-and-forth to for five …
Google’s big bet on web-only laptops has now been fully realized with the consumer availability of Chromebooks. There are two models—one from Acer and one from Samsung—each available either with a 3G cellular connection built-in or as lower-priced Wi-Fi-only versions.
The Acer AC700 starts at $350 for the Wi-Fi version, with the …