Today’s Most Popular Premium Chromebook

Google Trends Determining today’s most popular premium Chromebook would be easy if sales data were available, but we often have to use intent instead. In the first quarter of the 2017 we witnessed the introduction of several great premium Chromebooks; namely, the ASUS Chromebook Flip C302CA and the Samsung Chromebook Plus. I could have consulted tea [...]

By | 2017-07-23T20:49:26+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Categories: Trends|Tags: |Comments Off on Today’s Most Popular Premium Chromebook

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