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.
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:
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.
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!
Google has just announced that the Chrome Web Store has been a success thus far since it’s initial launch. Speaking just a few minutes ago, Google Product manager mentioned that since the launch of the Web Store, Google can report that users are now spending twice as much in App within the USA.
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.
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. …
A few days ago we reported that Google was planning on reworking their Chrome Logo. News coming in from Chrome Story and a number of emails we have received from readers show that the predictions were indeed correct. Google has now begun to roll out the new logo through their dev channel:
Google has stopped all shipments of CR-48 Chrome Notebooks to users in the USA. This unfortunately also comes as bad news for Google fans outside the USA who have been awaiting the extension of the pilot program to their countries.