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Google giving all new Chromebook buyers 1TB of free storage for two years
Google giving all new Chromebook buyers 1TB of free storage for two years
Google says they are getting in the holiday spirit and passing on a great deal for consumers. All new Chromebook buyers will get 1TB of free ...... 24 Nov 2014 - 3 comments
Google unveils Chromebooks for Work subscriptions at just $50 per year
Google unveils Chromebooks for Work subscriptions at just $50 per year
Google has launched a new Chromebooks for Work subscription service for enterprises that want to use the Chrome OS-based Internet-connected ...... 11 Oct 2014
HP unveils $199 Windows laptop, targeting Chromebooks
HP unveils $199 Windows laptop, targeting Chromebooks
Microsoft and HP have teamed up to take on Chromebooks, launching the HP Stream 14 at just $199, even undercutting most of the Google-backed ...... 19 Aug 2014 - 2 comments
One million Chromebooks were sold to schools in the last quarter
One million Chromebooks were sold to schools in the last quarter
Earlier this week, during its quarterly earnings conference call, Google announced that its partners have sold over one million Chromebooks ...... 21 Jul 2014
Microsoft sees Chromebook competition and will sell Windows laptops at under $250
Microsoft sees Chromebook competition and will sell Windows laptops at under $250
Microsoft will not allow Chromebooks to have another hot selling holiday season without at least trying to compete. COO Kevin Turner revealed ...... 15 Jul 2014
Chromebooks get Offline viewing for Google Play videos
Chromebooks get Offline viewing for Google Play videos
Google has released the new Chrome app for Chrome OS, letting Chromebook owners watch films and TV shows from Google Play while not connected ...... 07 Jun 2014
Chromebooks may soon be unlocked with smartphones
Chromebooks may soon be unlocked with smartphones
A feature spotted in the Chrome OS dev channel may indicate that Chromebooks will soon be unlocked using asmartphone. The unfinished feature ...... 19 Apr 2014
Chromebook shipments jump to 2.1 million for 2013
Chromebook shipments jump to 2.1 million for 2013
According to new research from ABI Research, Chromebook shipments jumped to 2.1 million in 2013, as the cheap notebooks remain popular among certain groups. ...... 03 Apr 2014 - 3 comments
CES 2014: Toshiba unveils 13-inch Chromebook
CES 2014: Toshiba unveils 13-inch Chromebook
Toshiba has unveiled its first entry into the growing Chromebook market, featuring a 13.3-inch screen. The Haswell-driven Chromebook will ...... 07 Jan 2014
Chromebooks take top spots on Amazon's top-selling notebooks list
Chromebooks take top spots on Amazon's top-selling notebooks list
For the holiday season, Amazon says that Chromebooks have easily topped their best-selling notebooks list. The Acer C720 topped the list, ...... 29 Dec 2013
New Intel-based Chromebooks coming from major OEMs
New Intel-based Chromebooks coming from major OEMs
Google has announced this week that their Chromebook family is about to get significantly larger. New devices based on the new Intel Haswell ...... 13 Sep 2013
Stores carrying Chromebooks tripled to 6,600
Stores carrying Chromebooks tripled to 6,600
Google announced earlier this week that the number of stores selling Chromebooks has tripled worldwide to 6,600, greatly expanding access to ...... 24 Jun 2013 - 1 comment
HP unveils its first Chromebook with 14-inch screen
HP unveils its first Chromebook with 14-inch screen
HP taking "multiOS approach." It's new Pavilion 14 Chromebook sports a 14-inch diagonal HD BrightView LED-backlit display, a couple of inches ...... 04 Feb 2013
Chromebooks now have ability to play Google Play Store movies
Chromebooks now have ability to play Google Play Store movies
Google has updated its cloud operating system, Chrome OS, giving consumers the ability to watch movies they have purchased through the Google Play Store. ...... 27 Aug 2012
Chromebooks headed to retailers
Chromebooks headed to retailers
During their I/O event, Google announced that the cloud-based Chromebooks will be headed to retailers across the U.S. The first stop is Best ...... 29 Jun 2012 - 10 comments
HTC considering Chromebook
HTC considering Chromebook
HTC is looking into building a Chromebook, despite slow sales for current Chromebooks on the market from Acer and Samsung. Chromebooks, which ...... 24 Nov 2011
Google slashes prices on Chromebooks
Google slashes prices on Chromebooks
Samsung and Acer have slashed prices on their Chromebook models, and Samsung has introduced a new Series 5 netbook, as well. In conjunction ...... 21 Nov 2011 - 3 comments
Security researchers play with Chrome OS bugs
Security researchers play with Chrome OS bugs
Chrome OS extensions singled out for analysis. Google touts the additional security that is offered by Chromebooks. On the level of hardware ...... 04 Aug 2011 - 1 comment
Chromebooks continue to sell well, at least on Amazon
Chromebooks continue to sell well, at least on Amazon
After just one month of availability, and mixed critical reviews, sales of the Google Chrome OS-based Chromebooks are still strong, at least on Amazon. ...... 18 Jul 2011 - 5 comments
     

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