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Acer C720P Touchscreen Chromebook Announced at $299

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Acer has now announced a far more affordable option with its touchscreen-enabled C720P Chromebook, listing the little laptop at a mere $299.99.

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New HP Chromebook 11 with microUSB Charging and Colorful Accents

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The newest generation of Google Chromebook laptops have arrived and they're looking pretty spiffy. For this go-around, we find the HP Chromebook 11 with its 11.6-inch 1366 x 768 pixel display.

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Google’s Upcoming Chromebooks Are Powerful And Will Last Longer

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Google’s upcoming Chromebooks will be powered by Intel's new 4th generation CPUs, so the devices are coming with strong computing power and improved battery life.

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Acer Posts Q2 Loss, Plans to Shift Away from Windows

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Acer’s Q2 results are in! Acer posted a second quarter loss of a staggering $11.4 million, versus Q2 last year where they posted a profit of $56 million. What's their course of action? Pushing away from Windows as much as possible.

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AMD Android Tablets Could Be Coming Soon

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AMD will be designing chips to run Google's Android and Chrome OS in PCs and tablets.

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No One Can Hack Chrome OS at Pwnium 3

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Google is constantly working to improve its security and one way that they go about doing this is by holding hacking competitions. They turn to the hacking and security community, seeing if they can hack their way through Chrome with a prize pot of over $3 million. And no one could do it.

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Google Chromebook Pixel with 2560 x 1700 Touchscreen (Video)

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Up until now, the Chromebook series running on Chrome OS was supposed to be thin, light and cheap. While the "cheap" part is certainly debatable, it looks like Google is ready to step it up several notches with the upcoming Chromebook Pixel.

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Google Offering Chromebooks to Schools for Just $99

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Throughout most of my elementary, middle and high school existence I learned that computers from home were generally very different from what most of us had in home.

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Acer C7 Chromebook Officially Announced, Only $199

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Chromebooks have yet to exactly take off, mainly because not everyone has a constant Internet connection or the desire to use nothing but web apps. Still, Google has kept pushing their platform, despite less than great reception. Are things looking up for the cloud-based platform? They are certainly starting to look that way.

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Google Chromebox with Chrome OS Launches Attack on Mac Mini

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If you like the idea of living completely in the cloud, but you're not sold on bringing a Chromebook around with you, the Google Chromebox could be the answer for you.

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New Version Of Google’s Chrome OS Looks A Lot Like Windows

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Most of us have probably already heard that Microsoft is planning to change the status quo by introducing major changes to its familiar Windows UI in Windows 8, this includes removing the traditional start button and bar. In the light of this move, Google also seems to be changing the way it thinks with its newest version of Google Chrome OS. The upcoming version does away with the one-window browser system, in favor of a brand new interface that it is called Aura. As you can see from the screenshot, it looks quite a bit like Windows 7.

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Leaked video demos tablet device running Chromium OS?

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Chrome OS. It's the platform that is behind the ChromeBook, but don't you think it would be an even better solution for tablets? Sure, there are already tons of Android tablets out there, but Chromium might be a more suitable fit. And the video below demonstrates exactly what a Chrome tablet would look like.

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Google Chromebooks Unveiled: Orders June 15

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Samsung and Acer are set to release the first Chromebook laptops on June 15. The Samsung Chromebook is priced at $429 for the Wi-Fi only version, and $499 for 3G. The Acer Chromebook Wi-Fi is priced at $349 and closely resembles the CR-48 prototype. Both will sell initially to the US, UK, France, Germany, Netherlands, Italy and Spain.

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Chrome OS Tweaks Point To Google Tablets

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Wait. I thought Android 3.0 Honeycomb was the de facto tablet operating system to come out of Google. Even though we've already seen the CR-48 netbook, it looks like Google is still interested in pursuing a tablet-friendly version of its cloud-based Chrome OS.

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Asus Planning $200 Netbook with Chrome OS or Android

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It might seem like tablets are the hottest thing since sliced bread, but Asus is trying to remind us that dinner rolls aren't too bad either. So to speak. Asus has a few tablets up its sleeve, but it's also not giving up on the netbook.

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