Dell releases cheap as chips Chromebook
Published in Notebooks

At last one which is affordable

Dell has released a Chromebook which is actually affordable and could end up in the paws of schoolkids or businesses.

MediaTek powered Chromebook after Christmas
Published in Mobiles

A72 MT8173 2.0GHz with USB Type-C

MediaTek plans to start shipping its MT8173 tablets before the end of this month but it has also shared some plans to start shipping its first Chromebooks. 

Chromebooks sell like hotcakes
Published in Mobiles

Hotcake makers unavailable for comment

Market research firm Gartner has estimated 7.3 million Chromebooks would be sold this year, thanks mostly to the education industry realising that kids need keyboards rather than touchscreen tablets.

Acer wants to be the last of the PC companies
Published in Notebooks

Vying for title of dodo of the 21st century

Acer is aiming to be one the of the last surviving PC makers in the world, its boss appropriately told hacks at new World Trade Centre in lower Manhattan.

Google announces sub $250 chromebooks
Published in Notebooks

There is no place like Chrome

Search engine outfit Google has announced a range of chromebooks which will be priced under $250

AMD not too interested in Chromebooks
Published in Processors

CTO questions financial viability

AMD is not keen to enter the Chromebook space, at least not until prices and features match its APUs better.

Braswell 14nm Atom graphics supports DirectX 12
Published in Notebooks

4K times 2K resolution too

Braswell 14nm Atom is coming to notebooks / netbooks in Q3 2015, with a new iGPU in tow. 

Chromebooks with Skylake coming in Q4 2015
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Skylake Core M gets chromed

Intel is pushing Broadwell-U based notebooks in Q1 2015, and we have seen that there will be a Broadwell-based Chromebook platform in all market segments. 

Kids, who can trust them eh?

This time they will be killed by Chromebooks