Google’s first-generation Chromebooks haven’t quite made it to the mainstream yet, but the search giant has decided not only to follow up on those devices, but also to step up its game a bit.
The makers of the web-centric Chrome OS have upped the ante in terms of tech specs, equipping the new Chromebook with a far snappier processor than the first-generation one, but also with more RAM. Aside from the new Series 5 Chromebook 550, Google has also released a brand new Series 3 Chromebox, similar with Apple’s Mac Minis, but available at a lower price point.
While all those changes have been welcomed warmly by everyone involved in the tech business, the new [...]
Day 1 of Google I/O featured all the “cool” announcements, with the introduction of Android 4.1 Jellybean, the Google Nexus 7 tablet, and the Nexus Q. The long keynote ended with a live demo of Google Glasses, which included skydivers jumping of a blimp. So, how do you top that?
By showing a behind-the-scenes look at how the live demo of “Project Glass” was put together. That’s how the keynote address of Day 2 ended, but not before a slew of announcements and information was discussed. This time, the keynote was focused more on the software side of things, which included various Google applications such as Chrome, Google Drive, Gmail, etc. [...]
Google unveiled the “Chromebook” concept and launched the first such products around a year ago, but the devices manufactured by Samsung and Acer haven’t exactly caught on. However, Larry Page and Sergey Brin’s company is not one to give up a fight so easily. This is why we’re happy to announce that the second-generation Chromebook has just been released and looks like a significantly upgrade to the computers from 2011.
The Samsung Series 5 Chromebook 550 has already been put up for sale in the US and UK and is available in two models, with Wi-Fi connectivity only and with Wi-Fi and 3G. Aside from the new Chromebook, Google and Samsung have released another product, [...]