White hat hackers who entered in the Pwnium 3 competition weren't able to exploit the Chrome OS using the Series 5 550 Chromebook target device. Does this make you happier with your Chromebook Pixel purchase?
If you’re looking for a device in which the OS almost disappears, a Chromebook is something you should consider. If you live in the cloud, there is really no reason you should feel the need to wade through a clunky OS to get there.
The reduced price of recent Chromebooks, like the offerings from Samsung and Acer, make it a palatable option for consumers. The study also notes that Acer president Jim Wong mentioned their Chromebook offerings accounted for 5-10% of overall US shipments since November. This is indicative of Chromebooks, and Chrome OS, is beginning to gain the attention of a wider audience.
There is a line of code present in Chrome that mentions Android, lending credence to the panic. Google is saying nothing, as usual, so we’re still left to wonder why that statue is there, and what (if anything) it means.
Analyst: The Google ChromeBook Pixel’s success is measured not by sales, but by its image
The premium Chromebook Pixel was an exciting announcement for Google and Chrome OS lovers the world over. Long have we wanted a really good Chromebook, and been confused time and again by low-end, high cost devices.
The Chromebook has been discussed quite a bit lately. With leaked videos, Android mentioned in the code, and a website domain reserved it looks like we’ll see something amazing at Google I/O this Spring. Even with all that speculation, is Chromebook ever going to be viable? Are you ever going to consider a Chromebook like you consider your current computer, a standalone platform?
Chromebook Pixel (Google Link) to also support Intel Ivy Bridge CPUs and LTE connectivity, report says