Heading back to school and looking for a cheap laptop? The $200 Acer C7 Chromebook provides a fair amount of bang for the buck.
On Tuesday, I wondered what happened to Samsung’s Series 5 550 Chromebook, a surprisingly good $450 laptop that launched roughly one year ago. Now, I have an answer from Samsung PR.
Chromebooks are about to get a boost in exposure, with Walmart and Staples adding the cheap laptops to their stores. But the expanded availability has left me wondering what happened to the best Chromebook of all.
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.
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 …