Chromebooks

  • Samsung launches Chromebook 2 at $320 onwards; to go on sale from April 04-03-2014 03:06 PM

    Samsung announced the launch of the Chromebook 2 Series. The new models are available in 11.6- and 13.3-inch configurations, and are believed to improve on the Samsung Chromebook line with faster performance and longer battery life. The new Chromebooks have a textured lid and stitched design. The 13.3-inch model features...
  • PC shipments continue global decline as mobile wins out: Report 12-01-2014 04:17 PM

    Beijing: Worldwide PC shipments fell 10 per cent last year to 314.6 million units as manufacturers could not stop consumers opting for smartphones and tablets instead, showed preliminary data from researcher IDC. Shipments reached 82.2 million personal computers in October-December, 5.6 percent less than in the same period a year...
  • Microsoft lists reasons why not to buy a Google Chromebook 28-11-2013 06:27 AM

    New Delhi: Microsoft is obviously worried about Google entering the PC business with Chrome OS and in the latest 'Scroogled' attack on its rival Microsoft is targeting the Google Chromebook. Scroogled is a long-running anti-Google campaign by Microsoft that attempts to highlight the wrongs its competitor is doing. A video...
  • Google, HP halt sales of Chromebook 11 after reports of chargers overheating 14-11-2013 10:29 AM

    San Francisco: Google and Hewlett-Packard are halting sales of their recently released Chromebook 11 computer after some users reported the device's charger has been overheating. The precautionary measure announced Wednesday comes slightly more than a month after Google Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Co. unveiled the Chromebook 11 as a more affordable...
  • Google Chromebooks go on sale in India from today at Rs 22,999 onwards 17-10-2013 10:24 AM

    New Delhi: Google Chromebooks have finally made its way to India - more than two-years after they were launched globally. The Acer C720 Chromebook and HP Chromebook 14 are available at select Reliance Digital and Croma stores in Delhi and Mumbai starting October 17. Chromebooks are laptops powered by Google's...
  • Google Chromebooks to be available in India from Oct 17 at Rs 22,999 onwards 10-10-2013 04:44 PM

    New Delhi: Search giant Google said Chromebooks will be available in India from next week, more than two-years after they were launched globally. Chromebooks are laptops powered by Google's Chrome OS operating system. "From October 17, Indians will be able to enjoy the Chromebook experience with the launch of the...
  • HP Chromebook 11 review: Cannot yet replace your primary device 10-10-2013 02:18 PM

    New York: Hewlett-Packard's new Chromebook 11 is a laptop at heart, but it's light and portable enough to work well in places where you'd normally prefer a tablet. I'm thinking cramped buses and airplanes, the waiting area of a doctor's office or even the cushiony couch in your living room....
  • Google unveils $279 HP Chromebook 11 with high-end features 09-10-2013 06:56 AM

    New York: Google is introducing a $279 laptop that runs its Internet-centric Chrome operating system, borrowing many of the high-end features found in models that cost $1,000 or more. Hewlett-Packard makes the new HP Chromebook 11. Although its price is in line with most other Chrome OS notebooks, the new...
  • Google Chromebook Pixel review: Impressive, but not for all 04-04-2013 10:02 AM

    Cambodia: Google's first high-end laptop, the Chromebook Pixel, is an impressive machine. It feels light and comfortable in my hands and on my lap. Its high-resolution display makes photos look sharp and video come to life. From a hardware standpoint, it's everything I'd want a laptop to be. But the...
  • Head-to-head: Google Chromebook Pixel vs Apple MacBook Pro 04-04-2013 09:48 AM

    Google has come out with a high-end laptop running its Chrome OS operating system. The Chromebook Pixel has a high-resolution screen comparable to Apple's MacBook Pro with Retina display. Here's how the two laptops stack up: Price: The basic, Wi-Fi model of the Chromebook Pixel costs $1,299. One that can...
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  • Google sells discounted Chromebooks at $99 11-12-2012 02:45 PM

    Boston: Google began selling basic laptop computers to schools at a price of $99, meeting a price point that prominent MIT professor Nicholas Negroponte famously held out in 2005 as key to bringing computing power to the masses. The Internet giant said on Monday that it will be offering the...
  • Review: Samsung's Google Chromebook 14-07-2011 01:16 PM

    Atlanta: New laptops running Google's Chrome operating system offer a new approach in portable computing: Games, productivity tools and anything else you might need are handled by distant computers connected to the Internet. With this method, you don't store data on a hard drive inside the computer. That streamlines things,...
  • Google launches Chrome laptops - Chromebooks 12-05-2011 08:33 AM

    San Francisco: Laptop computers using Google's Chrome operating system will go on sale in June, as the world's No. 1 Internet search engine challenges Microsoft Corp and Apple on their home turf. The new Web-centric PCs, made by Samsung and Acer Inc, are Google's latest attempt to change how consumers...