Alas! Chrome Notebooks have finally made their long awaited debut! Yesterday Engadget got the chance to play with the Samsung Series 5 Chrome Notebook just after the Google I/O event. They shot a nice hands-on video that I think most of you apiring ‘chromies’ will enjoy.
Amazon published extended details for the Acer Chrome Notebook on their new store front as we reported here. We thought it would be great to share them here, it’s quite amazing how quickly they are moving to show off this new device. Of-course all of the details below are as official as they can get.
Amazon released an extended description of the Samsung Series 5 Chrome Notebook as we reported here. The details below should give an idea of what exactly is officially included this Notebook and why Samsung thinks you should buy it!
It seems that Amazon has been quick on the ball and has begun prepping it’s store front for the impending release of the Samsung Series 5 and the Acer Chromebook devices. It is not clear if Amazon will be accepting pre-orders in the near future but all that is certain is that both notebooks will be shipping on the 15th of June onwards.
In all the excitment about Chrome Notebooks, very few have focussed on the possibility of Google pushing Chrome OS to the desktop. I remember a few months ago writing about my vision of Chrome OS working on the nettop plaform. It seems that I wasn’t too far off; Google unveiled today Samsung’s ‘Chromebox’ which will work as a none portable platform for their new operating system.
You remember how Apple paraded the Ipad as ‘revolutionary’ and ‘magical’? How about ‘post-PC’? Well, not to be outdone, Google released a quirky little ad just after the Google I/O Keynote today and of-course they are showing of their new baby, the Chrome Notebook. They won’t go as far as saying that it’s ‘magical’, rather Google went for a more light yet potent slogan:
You remember the rumoured Acer ZGB Chrome Notebook that we reported about a few weeks ago? Well, It’s here! Today Google Unveiled the Acer Chromebook during the Google I/O developer conference in California. This device was showcased alongside the Samsung Series 5 Chrome Notebook. Both will go on sale on June 15th. Initially you will only be able to grab one of these from Best Buy or Amazon in the USA.
Folks, here are the glorious pictures of the just announced Samsung Chrome Notebook. It will be called the Samsung Series 5 And will sell for $429 (Wifi only version) and $499 (3g) respectively. The device will begin shipping on the 15th of June and will be on sale online from Best Buy and Amazon.
Yes! Google has announced two new netbooks from Samsung and Acer . These will be the first to market and will begin selling in June this year. Best Buy and Amazon will begin selling these devices online on the 15th of June.
It has just been announced at the I/O event (which is currently going on) that google has partnered with Rovio to bring the popular Angry Birds game to the Chrome Web Store. The App was built using webGL and it also supports Canvas. The game will also come in full HD on for users who have hardware acceleration in their browser!
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.