Fleeting Chrome OS Tablet

  You have to ask yourself are we really lacking Chromebook choices or Chromebook designs? All of the major manufacturers including HP, Acer, ASUS, Dell, Lenovo, and Samsung have Chromebook products. Designs range from traditional clamshell, ruggedized educational models, to foldable 2-in-1s. Prices begin as low as $200 with stops all along the way to $1,100 [...]

By | 2017-07-23T20:33:25+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Categories: Hardware|Tags: , |2 Comments

Will Current Design Trends Define Pixel 2

  Admittedly information about this year’s Google Pixel 2 smartphone is very sketchy at this point. The only comments on the product were made by Rick Osterloh, VP of Google Hardware at Mobile Congress World. There is an annual rhythm in the industry. So, you can count on us to follow it. You can count on [...]

By | 2017-07-23T20:25:23+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Categories: Hardware|Tags: |Comments Off on Will Current Design Trends Define Pixel 2

Living With Samsung Chromebook Plus

Samsung Chromebook Plus It is important to realize the Samsung Chromebook Plus is for all practical purposes Google’s replacement to the Chromebook Pixel. Google’s senior vice president for hardware, Rick Osterloh, confirmed this assertion at Mobile World Congress. When asked if Google had plans to produce any more Pixel laptops, Osterloh said that the company had [...]

By | 2017-07-23T20:51:59+00:00 March 4th, 2017|Categories: Hardware|Tags: , |3 Comments

Google Octane as a Chromebook Purchasing Tool

Update (4.12.17) - Octane Retired Google announced today it is retiring the javascript benchmark Octane. Given the plateau in scores across most JS VMs and the increasing conflict between optimizing for specific Octane benchmarks rather than implementing speedups for a broader range of real-world code, we believe that it is time to retire Octane as a [...]

By | 2017-07-23T21:00:16+00:00 January 29th, 2017|Categories: Hardware|Tags: |Comments Off on Google Octane as a Chromebook Purchasing Tool