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Google Play Store ready for testing on the Pixel and Acer R 11 Chromebooks

Google Play Store ready for testing on the Pixel and Acer R 11 Chromebooks

The Google Chromebook Pixel and Acer Chromebook R 11 can now be updated for testing Play Store apps on Chrome OS. Full compatibility with all app...
Asus C301SA Chromebook with 64 GB of internal storage coming soon

Asus C301SA Chromebook with 64 GB of internal storage coming soon

The 13.3-inch FHD Chromebook is expected to retail for just $300 USD. A touchscreen option may not be available.
Asus to make SSDs an option across its entire notebook portfolio

Asus to make SSDs an option across its entire notebook portfolio

Users will be able to choose between a HDD or SSD on even budget Asus notebooks without needing to install one themselves after purchasing.
Acer Chromebook R 11 CB5-132T-C8ZW Preview

Acer Chromebook R 11 CB5-132T-C8ZW Preview

Play Store apps on Chrome OS... almost. The latest Acer Chromebook convertible will be compatible with Play Store apps upon launch. Our pre-release developer unit, however, has been having some issues. Nonetheless, we can provide our take on the hardware and chassis while Acer continues to patch out bugs.
Intel Celeron N3060 | Intel HD Graphics (Braswell) | 11.6" | 1.2 kg
HP officially announces Chromebook 11 G5 with support for Play Store

HP officially announces Chromebook 11 G5 with support for Play Store

The durable and classroom-friendly notebook is coming later this year just in time for Google's Android Play Store update for Chrome OS systems.
Asus Chromebook Flip C100 convertible to get a Skylake-powered successor

Asus Chromebook tablet with Skylake processor could be in the works

The popular Chromebook Flip might soon get a Skylake-powered sibling that currently seems to be internally known as "Cave."
HP Chromebook 11 G4 successor coming soon with Intel Braswell processor

New Braswell-powered Chromebooks coming soon

Lenovo N22 is a new Chromebook that has been spotted online, while the HP Chromebook 11 G5 is an update of last year's Chromebook 11 G4.
Intel claims Apollo Lake will be 30 percent faster than Braswell

Intel claims Apollo Lake will be 30 percent faster than Braswell

The 14 nm Apollo Lake platform should be coming this Fall with faster performance and 15 percent longer battery life.
Acer Chromebook 14 now available for 330 Euros

Acer Chromebook 14 now available for 330 Euros

Two SKUs will each offer Celeron Braswell processors, 14-inch HD or FHD panels, and up top 14 hours of battery life.
Lenovo N42 Chromebook coming in June starting at $199 USD

Lenovo announces N42 and N23 notebooks for education

Both portables were designed for K-12 institutions and will launch in June, starting at just $199 USD and $249 USD.
Android apps and Google Play Store now available on Chromebooks

Google Play Store coming to Chrome OS

Although Google is not merging Chrome OS and Android yet, they have just announced that Android apps and the Google Play Store are both coming to...
Acer Chromebook C910-354Y Notebook Review

78% Acer Chromebook C910-354Y Notebook Review

15.6-inch Chromebook. The Chromebook by Acer offers a long battery life and viewing-angle stable Full HD panel. However, the laptop also costs around 500 Euros (~$576).
Intel Core i3-5005U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
HP Chromebook 13 now available starting at

HP Chromebook 13 now available

This 13.3-inch Chromebook has a QHD display, an Intel Skylake processor, and starts at $499 USD.
HP CHromebook 13 G1 fanless notebook with Skylake processor and 16 GB RAM

HP Chromebook 13 G1 coming soon

The upcoming notebook will use a fanless design and is expected to feature up to 16 GB of memory, next to an Intel Core M processor.
Acer Chromebook 14 with aluminum chassis and Intel Atom N3060 Braswell processor

Acer Chromebook 14 spotted on Amazon

Considered a "Macbook Air on a budget," this notebook is the first one in its category to offer 14 hours of battery life and aluminum chassis.
Google Chromebook Pixel 2 with Broadwell processor to get a more powerful successor soon

Next-gen Chromebook Pixel might feature 16 GB RAM

This portable is expected to feature no less than 16 GB of RAM, as well as an Intel Skylake processor and a backlit keyboard.
2016 Next@Acer launch event teaser now live

Acer teases launch event for April 21st

Acer will stream this event live and, according to the teaser, they will unveil at least one or two mobile devices with this occasion.
Asus Chromebook C202 is easily reparable according to iFixit

Asus Chromebook C202 is easily reparable according to iFixit

Almost all components are easily accessible and removable with minimal use of adhesives.
CTL J5 Chromebook rugged convertible now on pre-order for $249 USD

CTL J5 Chromebook convertible now up for pre-order

This new Chrome OS-driven convertible has a splashproof keyboard and can handle moderate drops, uses the dual-core Intel Celeron N3050 processor,...
Acer Chromebook R11 convertible now available for 300 Euros

Acer Chromebook R11 convertible now available for 300 Euros

Acer's first 11.6-inch HD convertible based on Chrome OS will carry Celeron CPU options and up to 4 GB RAM and 32 GB eMMC.
Samsung Chromebook 3 with Intel Celeron N3050 now available for $200 USD

Samsung Chromebook 3 hits the market

This new 11.6-inch Chrome OS-powered laptop has the Intel Celeron N3050 processor under the hood, next to 2 GB memory and 16 GB internal storage,...
CTL NL6x extra-rugged Chromebook for education now available

CTL NL6x rugged Chromebook for education now available

This new 11.6-inch Chrome OS-powered laptop can withstand up to 2.3 feet, uses the Intel Celeron N2940 processor, and currently retails for $269 ...
HP Chromebook 11 G4 for Education

HP launches Chromebook 11 G4 for Education

This new portable has a rugged design, offers up to 9.5 hours of autonomy, and starts at $199 USD.
Samsung Chromebook 3 laptop with Intel Celeron N3050 and up to 4 GB RAM

CES 2016 | Samsung unveils Chromebook 3 laptop

This new Chrome OS-powered laptop is powered by the Intel Celeron N3050 processor, has a modest 11.6-inch display, 2 GB or 4 GB of memory, and Sa...
Haier Chromebook 11 G2 cheap Chrome OS laptop coming soon

Haier Chromebook 11 G2 hits FCC

Unlike its Rockchip-powered predecessor, this Chrome OS portable uses an Intel Celeron N2840 Bay Trail processor.
Chrome OS will join Android sooner or later

Android and Chrome OS could merge by 2017

Although a recent report says Google will bring the two systems together in less than two years, things might not move that fast after all.
HP announces thinner Chromebook 14 with Celeron CPU

HP announces thinner Chromebook 14 with Celeron CPU

The 14-inch Chromebook will be one of the few with FHD panel options and will come with loads of Google freebies.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Chromebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Chromebooks

September 2015 update. When it comes to inexpensive notebooks, devices with Google's Chrome OS have carved out a niche in the market. Chromebooks...
Lenovo unveils the Ideapad 100S and Chromebook 100S

IFA 2015 | Lenovo unveils the Ideapad 100S and Chromebook 100S

The Ideapad 100S and Chromebook 100S are coming this October and will aim for the entry-level market.
Acer Chromebook R 11 convertible with Intel Celeron

IFA 2015 | Acer unveils Chromebook R 11 convertible

This Intel Celeron-powered is the company's first Chromebook to feature a 360-degree rotating hinge.
Asus Chromebook Flip C100PA-DB01 Convertible Review

83% Asus Chromebook Flip C100PA-DB01 Convertible Review

Luxury for less than $300. The C100PA Chromebook Flip is the latest model to borrow the 360-degree hinge design from Lenovo’s Yoga series. But with sleek aluminum construction, a comfortable keyboard, and a remarkably affordable price point, there’s a lot more to this story.
Rockchip RK3288 | ARM Mali-T624 | 10.1" | 874 g
Dell Chromebook 13 premium professional Chromebook with up to 12 hours autonomy

Dell launches Chromebook 13 next month

This 13.3-inch Chrome OS-powered notebook is "an ultimate business-ready solution" that uses powerful 5th generation Intel processors and offers ...
Toshiba Chromebook 2 CB30-B Review

80% Toshiba Chromebook 2 CB30-B Review

Successful follow-up. A bright IPS screen in Full HD resolution, over 7 hours of battery life and a noiseless device starting at less than 400 Euros (~$444) is here for the taking. However, Toshiba's new lineup totters in terms of stability and configuration options.
Intel Celeron N2840 | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Dell Chromebook 11 (3120) Review

81% Dell Chromebook 11 (3120) Review

Enduring. Dell's small Chromebook attracts attention with its long battery life and decent input devices. The robust casing makes up for the odd shortcoming.
Intel Celeron N2840 | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 11.6" | 1.2 kg
Asus Chromebook Flip C100 convertible with IPS touchscreen and Rockchip processor

Asus Chromebook Flip starts at $249 USD

This new Chrome OS-powered portable packs a 10.1-inch IPS touchscreen, a quad-core Rockchip processor, has a premium aluminum chassis and offers ...
CTL H4 Chromebook with Rockchip RK3288 processor

CTL H4 Chromebook for Education starts at $199 USD

This new Chrome OS laptop has a rugged design and is powered by a quad-core Rockchip processor, offering up to 10 hours of autonomy.
HP Chromebook 11 G4 with Bay Trail processor coming soon

HP Chromebook 11 G4 coming soon

Fourth Chromebook 11 version from HP packs a Bay Trail processor, up to 4 GB of memory, and will soon hit the market starting at $219 USD.
Acer C738T Chromebook could come with IPS panel as standard

Acer C738T Chromebook could come with IPS panel as standard

The C738T Chromebook will also sport an Intel quad-core Celeron processor.
CDI Compters EduGear Chromebook R with rugged design and Intel processor

CDI Computers launches EduGear Chromebooks

These new Chrome OS-powered portables use Rockchip or Intel processors and have a rugged design, start at just $179 USD and come with up to 4 yea...
Samsung Chromebook 2 (XE500C12) Notebook Review

82% Samsung Chromebook 2 (XE500C12) Notebook Review

Long, cool, and quiet. Compared to last year's model, the Samsung Chromebook 2 is largely the same in terms of features and appearance. However, the manufacturer has improved upon one key aspect that propels this updated model near the top of the Chromebook list.
Intel Celeron N2840 | Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) | 11.6" | 1.2 kg
Chromebook sales are expected to grow by almost 30%

Chromebook sales are expected to grow by almost 30%

Google's Chromebooks are still gaining traction and sales are predicted to grow.
Lenovo debutes ThinkCentre Chromebox

Lenovo debutes ThinkCentre Chromebox

Lenovo announces a new space-saving desktop computer geared towards students and entrepreneurs.
Asus C201 Chromebook with 11.6-inch HD display and Rockchip 3288-C SoC

Asus C201 Chromebook now up for pre-order

This affordable 11.6-inch, Rockchip-powered Chromebook can be purchased for only $169 USD.
Acer Chromebook 15 CB5 Review

78% Acer Chromebook 15 CB5 Review

All grown up. For the first time, Acer has increased their Chromebook's size and churned out a 15.6-inch device that certainly gave us some pleasant surprises.
Intel Celeron 3205U | Intel HD Graphics (Broadwell) | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Asus C201 Chromebook with Rockchip processor coming soon

Rockchip-powered Asus C201 Chromebook coming soon

The new Chrome OS-powered laptop was spotted in Troxell’s 2015 brochure for K-12 education and although its price has not been revealed yet, it m...
Acer Chromebook 15 with Intel Core i5 Broadwell ULV processor and Full HD display

Acer unveils fastest Chromebook in the industry

This new Chrome OS-powered laptop features the Intel Core i5-5200U Broadwell processor and will hit the market next month for less than $500 USD.
Compal and RGS unveil education-oriented Chromebooks

Compal and RGS unveil education-oriented Chromebooks

Compal and RGS have announced two new Chromebooks aimed at educational institutions. The RGS Education Chromebook comes with a 11.6-inch display,...
HP Chromebook 14 G1 Notebook Review

79% HP Chromebook 14 G1 Notebook Review

Cute. HP adroitly shows us just how much laptop a Chromebook must have. We get solid build and power wrapped up in a classy design for approximately 375 Euros (~$406). Of course, some compromises will have to be made for this price.
Intel Celeron 2955U | Intel HD Graphics (Haswell) | 14" | 1.8 kg
First Google Shop retail store in London opens, two more will follow later this year

Google Shop opens in London

The first Google Shop in London offers Nexus smartphones and tablets, Chromebooks, Chromecasts and Android Wear smartwatches. Two similar stores ...
New Google Chromebook Pixel with 5th-gen Intel Core processor

Google updates Chromebook Pixel

The Chrome OS-powered notebook now features 5th-gen Intel Core processors and is one of the first portables to launch with USB Type C connectivit...

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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)