Yesterday Engadget released a more complete list of the pricing details for the Samsung Series 5 and the Acer Chromebook devices in their various flavours. Each device comes in either wi-fi only or 3g and wi-fi versions. The Samsung Series 5 will come in two colours; white and black.
The Tuesday session of Google I/O 2011 is underway and Google is gloating in the success of Chrome (Browser). According to Sundar Pichai (Product VP) the browser has now hit over 160 million active users. This is more that double the growth since Google I/O 2011 when the browser was at 70 million active users.
It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for; Google will announce their $20 per month Chrome Notebook subscription service later on today. Alongside, a number of Chrome Notebooks will either be announced or showcased. It is now more than certain that Samsung will make a showing with their much talked about ‘ZGB’ and ‘Alex’ notebooks. Google is also set to announce the final timeline of Chrome OS’ release whcih will likely see Chrome Notebooks going on sale as early as June this year.
Google I/O 2011 promises to be big this year. Thousands of delegates will cpnverge on the Google Campus in California for a 2 day event starting tomorrow and ending on Wednesday. For us, this is an exciting time as it is widely expected that this year’s event will be the launchpad of Chrome OS.
Yes, you read correctly. Details are coming in that Samsung have sent out an invite to journalists for an event Which will kick off just after Google’s I/O developer conference in California (which begins on May 10th). Samsung’s event will be taking place on Wednesday the 11th.
Since Chrome OS’ debut (beta) on the CR-48 Notebook there has been a lot of discussion around the fact that Google chose to omit what some may call the most fundamental element to any modern operating system; proper file management. Well, a recent update of the Chrome OS beta seems to have changed all of that.
News just coming in shows that Samsung has been secretly working on a Chrome OS powered notebook for some time. This was reveled in a recently released bug report by the Chrome Team who were testing the device. A few days ago we revealed news about the discovery of the Acer ‘ZGB’ Chrome Notebook (in Chromium bug reports) and already we have another device to look forward to.
It’s safe to say the Chrome Web Store is ready for the deployment of the Chrome Operating System – whether it be via netbook purchase or netbook lease. The Chrome Web Store saw torrid 85% user growth from Jan-11 to end of Feb-11. As April-11 winds to a close, user growth has slowed to about 4% from Mar-11. For the …
Details seem to have leaked out about a possible Acer netbook which is currently being bug tested with Chrome OS. According to Macles, this device appeared in the Chrome bug reports and was quickly taken down by Google a few months ago when speculation became rife.
With the impending launch of Google’s Chrome OS, many are begining to ask the question; ‘is Google far too late into the game’? This question would have seemed relatively misguided a year ago but as we all know, the landscape has changed drastically since then. Of-course this change can mostly be attributed to Apple’s Ipad 2.
Neowin reported some exciting news yesterday which most of us have been waiting to hear for the last year. Not only are they claiming that Chrome OS devices (probably netbooks to start off with) will begin shipping this June/July , they are also suggesting that Google will sell them on a subscription service:
With Chrome OS coming out soon and a tablet version in the works, here are some of the things I’d like to see make the cut. Granted, most of these things likely wouldn’t be seen on a low-price tablet, they’re nevertheless things that should be offered on some models. 4G and WiFi – Connection is everything to the Chrome OS …
With the recent statements from Google on the future release of the Chrome OS on tablets in the future, there has been many a healthy debate on the future of the two projects. The Chrome OS vs. Android discussion has been going on for quite some time but with tablets it will be the first time they actually share markets. …
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