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Google denies plans to phase out Chrome OS

Last week, we heard rumours that Google was planning to kill off Chrome OS for good and instead, merge some of its best features with Android to create a better desktop/notebook experience. This would have a few benefits, one of which would be no longer having two separate development teams working …

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Nvidia Tegra X1 to power desktops, notebooks, tablets, portable consoles

Unveiled early this year, Tegra X1 system-on-chip from Nvidia Corp. was positioned mainly for automotive applications. However, given rather serious processing horsepower it has, it can be used for many other devices. In fact, according to recent leaks and listings, Nvidia and its partners plan to use the Tegra X1 …

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Google will apparently launch a new Chromebook Pixel soon

A while back, Google launched the Chromebook Pixel, a premium laptop designed to showcase Chrome OS with a really nice high-resolution display. The Chromebook Pixel is now two years old but apparently Google has a new model coming soon. Apparently the upcoming device was confirmed on stage at the TeamWork …

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Notebooks with touchscreens to disappear next year

Laptops with touchscreen displays have never really gained popularity because of various reasons. Recently it turned out that the majority of notebook makers and contract manufacturers have ceased to develop mobile PCs in clamshell form-factor with touchscreens and next year such computers will disappear from the market completely. In 2015, …

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Lenovo introduces education focussed Chromebook ThinkPad X131e

Days after rumours starting to circulate around Lenovo’s involvement with Chrome OS, the first such device has been revealed. Lenovo has introduced the ThinkPad X131e, an 11.6 inch Chromebook aimed exclusively at K-12 (kindergarten through to the end of high-school) education segment. Availability will commence from February 26th via special bid volume pricing …

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Samsung updates Series 3 Chromebox

Samsung first introduced their Chromebox in late May of 2012 that reminded us perhaps too much of Apple’s Mac Mini. In this latest version the aesthetics of the miniature desktop has been modified to look more original. Over its predecessor the new Series 3 Chromebox running Google’s Chrome OS has only updated the …

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Google and Acer debut the $199 C7 Chromebook

In October when Google announced the ARM based Samsung Series 3 Chromebook we were left wondering how cheap the cloud-based netbooks could get. Well, Acer has tried to somewhat answer that question today by announcing the C7 Chromebook that will set you back a mere $199. In order to achieve …

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