Chromebooks archive

  • Samsung Series 5 Chromebook priced at £349, 24 June UK release (video)
    Laptops

    Samsung Series 5 Chromebook priced at £349, 24 June UK release (video)

    By 13 May 2011

    Samsung has priced and dated its forthcoming Chromebook. The new device will be here (in the UK) on 24 June and cost £349. The more eagle-eyed among you will spot that its UK-launch comes 9 days after the US. Going by the moniker of Samsung Series...

  • Chrome OS & Chromebook - explained and detailed
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    Chrome OS & Chromebook - explained and detailed

    By 12 May 2011

    You may have read about the first Google Chromebooks and their arrival. You may also have wondered why all the fuss over some fairly low spec looking laptops. Chances are that’s because you’re not really sure what Chrome OS is all about and, luckily,...

  • Three: 3G partner for UK Chromebook launch
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    Three: 3G partner for UK Chromebook launch

    By 12 May 2011

    Three has confirmed that it has been chosen as the 3G connectivity partner for the Chromebook launch in the UK. Although no price details have been revealed, it's quite a coup for the network - especially if the deal is exclusive for a period (we'll find...

  • Angry Birds now on Chrome
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    Angry Birds now on Chrome

    By 12 May 2011

    Angry Birds maker Rovio has announced a new web based version of the popular mobile game for those that just have to play it, even when their phone is in their pocket. Quickly becoming a defacto launch requirement for any platform (it’s coming to Windows...

  • Chromebook, the new name for Chrome OS hardware, coming 15 June
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    Chromebook, the new name for Chrome OS hardware, coming 15 June

    By 12 May 2011

    First it was the laptop, then the netbook, then the tablet; we briefly had the smartbook, but now Google has coined a new word for you to remember - the Chromebook. Google has announced that that’s the moniker it wants to attach to the bevy of new...