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Google allowing college students to borrow a Chromebook Free of Cost

It’s Back to School time, every student is getting back to their respective institutions and for the College students, Google is having something interesting to share. The company has recently unveiled its Chromebook Lending Library, which is a demo program offering Chrome OS powered Chromebooks to students for a few days. As long as Google…Read More…

Select Android apps can now be run on Google’s Chrome OS

The Android app compatibility on Google’s Chromebooks is a big step in the company’s plans to integrate its popular mobile and notebook operating systems. Back at Google I/O in June, the search giant announced that Chrome OS would be gaining the ability to run Android applications without any modifications. Now, Google has announced the first batch……Read More…

  • By Abhijeet Mishra

HP’s Chromebook-slaying Stream 14 Windows laptop goes official… at $300

The promise of a sub-$200 Chromebook rival with full Windows 8.1 and 14 inches of screen real estate always felt a little on the outlandish side of things, and as it turns out, it really was too sweet to be true. From market oddity bound to fail to dark horse to low-cost title challenger. It’s……Read More…

  • By Adrian Diaconescu
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HP adds two new Chromebook models to its portfolio

HP has announced two new Chromebook models, which will be released in the US market next month i.e. October. Carrying the simple HP Chromebook branding, the devices will be known with the screen-sizes – 11-inch and 14-inch. Talking about the 11-inch HP Chromebook first, it is powered 4th-gen Intel Celeron N2830 processor and features 16GB…Read More…

Toshiba brings FHD Chromebook 2, low-cost Encore Mini and convertible Radius 11 to IFA

Realizing it doesn’t quite have what it takes to steal the show at IFA 2014 in Berlin, Toshiba has been smart enough to be among the first exhibitors to lay bare its product lineup for the packed European consumer electronics expo. Something for everybody. That seems to be Toshiba’s motto going into Germany’s capital this……Read More…

  • By Adrian Diaconescu
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Toshiba introduces Chromebook 2 with optional full HD display

Toshiba on Wednesday announced a successor to the company’s previously launched Chromebook in the form of Toshiba Chromebook 2. Although the majority of improvements in the new model are cosmetic, the company will offer an optional IPS full HD display, which can be chosen by the consumers instead of the standard HD version present in…Read More…

Ultra-affordable $200 HP Stream Windows 8.1 laptop detailed at last, low-end specs in tow

Enough joking around and waiting for Chromebook demand to miraculously start lagging after so many great months, Microsoft is just about ready to take the bull by the horns and launch a super-low-cost Windows 8.1 rival. Remember the uber-affordable Win…Read More…

  • By Adrian Diaconescu
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Chromebooks Sales Growing But Still A Drop In The Devices Ocean

 Chromebook sales are rising, fueled predominantly by the North American education sector, but despite some increase in sales the Google OS-powered laptops will remain a niche market for next five years, according to analyst Gartner. Read MoreRead More…

Acer Chromebook 13 with Tegra K1 debuts in US

Taiwanese manufacturer Acer has unveiled a new Chromebook for the US market today. Sporting a 13.3-inch display, the device has simply been dubbed as Chromebook 13. It is the company’s first Chrome OS device to come powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra K1 quad-core processor. According to Acer, the Chromebook 13 will be released in two variants…Read More…

Some Schools Favor Chromebooks Over iPads

Apple has geared its products towards the lucrative education sector, particularly its tablets, and even as its presence in the sector booms some schools are now looking towards laptops, particularly Chromebooks. The issue here is not so much limited to the iPad as it is confined to the tablet form factor as a whole as schools view…Read More…

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