5 Best Chromebooks for Summer 2014

The HP Chromebook Black Friday deal cut the price almost in half.

The Chromebook surged in popularity over the last year thanks mostly to the simple and elegant ChromeOS platform and, more significantly, the low price of most of the models now available. The best high-end Chromebooks cost under $400 with one exception: the Chromebook Pixel costs nearly $1,300. As more people look into these inexpensive computers, it’s […]

New Chromebooks Promise to Beat Windows Notebooks Where it Counts

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If you need a cheap notebook with long battery life, good performance and aren’t afraid to jump from Windows 8 to a Google Chrome experience a new collection of Chromebooks powered by Intel are worth looking at. New Chromebooks from Acer, ASUS, Lenovo and Toshiba powered by Intel promise up to 11 hours of battery […]

Samsung Chromebook 2 Borrows Galaxy Note 3 Leather Design

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 are known for their unique design featuring a stitched leather backing that’s a change of pace from what the Korean company is used to putting out. It seems that users are so overly ecstatic about the leather design that Samsung has decided to bring that […]

Google Enlists Windows Apps in War on Microsoft

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So far, one of the biggest obstacles to Google’s Chrome OS has been the ridiculously large amount of enterprise applications that are only available to desktops and laptops running Microsoft’s Windows ecosystem. That advantage could be a thing of the past soon, however. Google announced is teaming up with VMWare to bring Windows app compatibility […]

Chromebooks Leading Seller for 2013 Holidays at Amazon

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The latter part of 2013 was marked with many debates on many topics, but the Great Chromebook Debate that questioned the viability and practicality of Chromebooks was one of the most lively of the bunch. There were tech bloggers who just couldn’t see the wisdom of the Chrome browser based laptops and there were an […]

HP Chromebook 11 Charger Recalled Due to Overheating

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Google and HP have officially recalled the HP Chromebook 11 charger, which has been prone to overheating and melting the charger itself, possibility causing a fire in the meantime. Google and HP have received nine reports of faulty chargers out of 145,000 that are said to be out in the wild. The HP Chromebook 11 […]

Dell Chromebook 11 Announced as Sub-$300 Educational Tool

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Dell has introduced its first-ever Chromebook today, and the company is unoriginally calling it the Dell Chromebook 11. As expected, it’s a small laptop aimed for students and schools, and while Dell didn’t provide a firm price, it said the Chromebook 11 will cost under $300, so we’re guessing it will just barely squeeze that […]

HP Chromebook 11 Announced as the Chromebook “Made for Everyone”

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HP announced a new addition to its Chromebook lineup today, and it’s called the Chromebook 11. It features an 11.6-inch IPS display, an Exynos 5250 Processor and up to 6 hours of battery life. It’s available right now to purchase for $279 from Google Play and a number of retailers online or in-store. What’s perhaps most unique […]

HP Chromebook 14 Launching Before Holiday for $299

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HP’s recently-announced Chromebook 14 laptop will be launching sometime before the holiday shopping season begins and will be priced at $299. Both Google and Intel announced new Chromebooks yesterday, from various hardware partners, like Acer, HP, Toshiba and Asus. The Chromebook 14 is the most powerful Chromebook that has been built so far, and it’ll […]

Google Unveils New Chromebooks with Better Battery Life

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Google and Intel just announced a line of new Chromebooks today at the Intel Developer Forum, and they each come packing with Intel’s latest fourth-generation Haswell processors. The companies revealed four new Chromebooks in all, two of which are from HP and Acer (current Chromebook partners), and the other two are from Toshiba and Asus, […]

Google Makes Major Chromebook Push for Back to School Season

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In its ever escalating effort to unseat Microsoft’s Windows and Apple’s Mac OS as the default operating systems for consumers, Google will bring its partner created stable of Chromebooks to more retailers soon. According to a post on the Google Chrome Blog, the company will bring the line of notebooks running its Chrome OS operating […]

Download Google Books For Offline Reading In Google Chrome

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Google has finally made offline eBook reading available via their Chrome web app. Now users can save the books for offline reading right in the browser and not have to worry about having an Internet connection in order to access them. For some reason it’s taking Google a really long time to get their act […]

Google Chromebooks Get Cheaper and Sleeker for the Holidays

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We’re still not quite sure how many people bought a Google Chromebook the first go around but Google is putting some pretty enticing things on the table for the Chromebooks second go-round. Just in time for the holidays, Google has announced that Samsung will be introducing a new black version of the company’s Wi-Fi only […]

Google CR-48 Chromebooks Shipping Again?

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It appears that some lucky individuals have been greeted with Google’s CR-48 prototype Chromebook on their doorsteps over the last few days. Sounds perfectly normal, right? Wrong. These people applied for the pilot program all the way back in December and hadn’t heard anything from Google until the new hardware arrived. What makes this even […]

Google Aims to Succeed Where Microsoft Has Failed

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Watching the announcements streaming out of Google this week, I could not help but notice a certain trend. There were a slew of accessory devices and gadget applications shown off in what is unofficially being called “Android Everywhere”. They’ve bolstered their offerings with music streaming and movie rentals. They seem intent on breathing new life […]

Google I/O 2011 Day Two Announcement Roundup

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The second day of Google I/O at the Moscone Center in San Francisco was a departure from the Android-centric day that took place yesterday. Today, Google’s focus was on Chrome. Chrome the operating system and Chrome the browser. And what conference wouldn’t be complete without some sort of Angry Birds announcement. Below, you’ll find the […]

Google’s ChromeBook Shakes Up the Status Quo with Offline Access

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Adam already laid out the hardware specs for Google’s ChromeBooks that are going to be available next month. But there’s more than just hardware running a browser going on here. In fact, it looks like Google is actually quite serious about pushing the “all you need is the web” Chrome OS concept. I say that […]

Google Chromebooks with Chrome OS Launching June 15th

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Today at the second day of Google I/O, Google announced two models of Chrome OS powered Chromebooks made by Samsung and Acer, which will be available to consumers around the world starting June 15th. The announcement is the culmination of the CR-48 pilot program that was launched last year at Google’s Chrome OS event in […]