All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Chromebook’

Microsoft Office 365 Personal Launches Today

In another bold move to increase its market-share and win back its customer base, Microsoft has released a new installment of its most famous Office product. Prior to today, Microsoft had limited its Office products to two categories – a $9.99 per month / $99.99 per year Office 365 Home Premium option and Office Online. Now, consumers are presented with …

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Chromebook Owners Get Free Google Music Trial

Google is offering a 60-day free trial of its Google Music All Access, which normally costs users $9.99 per month, to Chromebook users, the company announced via its Google+ page Monday. A new post on the company’s Google+ page states: “Listen up! We’ve got a special offer for select Chromebook owners — now you can try All Access, Google Play’s …

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Microsoft’s Latest Scroogled Ad Sets Its Sights On The Chromebook

I thought Microsoft’s Scroogled campaign couldn’t get any more bizarre when it unveiled official Scroogled merchandise last week. Turns out I was wrong. Microsoft released its latest Scroogled ad this week targeting Google’s line of Chromebook computers, and it brought Rick from Pawn Stars along for the ride. The basic gist of the ad is that Chromebooks are not a …

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Acer Has A New $249 Haswell-Powered Chromebook

The past week has been pretty good for Chromebook. Google and HP launched the new HP Chromebook 11 on Tuesday, and now the company has another Chromebook from Acer ready for the holidays. Google announced on Thursday that the Acer C720 Chromebook is now available for purchase online. The $250 Chromebook will also soon be available in stores across the …

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Google Announces New Chromebooks For The Holidays

The Chromebook has had a successful year thanks in part to how affordable Google’s notebooks are. It’s hard to argue against a $199 notebook that can do almost everything you would normally do on the Web. Now Google and its partners are ready to continue that momentum with all new Chromebooks. Google and Intel announced on Wednesday that its manufacturing …

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Asus to Release a Chromebook This Year [RUMOR]

With notebook shipments falling along with the rest of the PC market, PC manufacturers are not looking to smaller PCs and tablets to shore up business. Chromebooks, which are generally small and inexpensive are one of the only segments of the PC market that are actually seeing growth. With these facts in mind, it’s not surprising that PC manufacturer Asus …

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Smaller Notebook Shipments on the Rise

The traditional PC market is in decline. That much is clear after a disappointing holiday season in 2012, PC shipments in the first quarter of 2013 fell even harder. As smartphone and tablet manufacturers continue to expand into developing markets, the demand for PCs and notebook computers has fallen, as reflected in shipment numbers for the latest quarter. A new …

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Chromebooks Are Seeing Growth In A Stagnant PC Industry

It’s hard to resist the allure of Google’s Chromebook. For those just looking for a cheap Internet machine, Google’s sub-$300 laptops are hard to beat. That unmatched value is helping Chromebooks succeed in a market that’s been defined by nothing but declining sales the past few years. The NPD says that Google’s Chromebook has now gained 20 to 25 percent …

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Android Notebooks May Be Coming Later This Year [Rumor]

In mid-March, Andy Rubin stepped down as head of Android to start a “new chapter” at Google. In his place, Google appointed Chrome OS head Sundar Pichai. This led to some thinking that the Android and Chrome OS would cross pollinate, but Google has said the two products will remain separate. The software behind Chrome OS and Android may remain …

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LTE Chromebook Pixel Ships On April 8

In late February, Google launched the Chromebook Pixel to reviews praising the hardware, but criticizing its $1,300 price tag and lack of software. Still, the Pixel certainly has a market, and some may be waiting for the LTE version of Google’s new flagship Chromebook to launch. The good news is that you won’t have to wait much longer. On the …

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Chromebooks Are Now Available In Six More Countries

Chromebooks are slowly making their way around the world as Google introduces more consumers to its idea of what personal computing should look like. Now consumers, schools and businesses in six more countries can take advantage of the affordable computing provided by Chromebook. Google announced today that Chromebooks are now available for purchase in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland and …

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Samsung Chromebook Gets HTML5 Netflix Streaming

For the longest time, Chromebooks were denied the simple pleasure of streaming content from Netflix. This is because Netflix’ streaming service is powered by Microsoft’s Silverlight software, which is not available on Chrome OS. To get around this, Google worked with Netflix and Microsoft to get a version of Netflix running on at least one Chromebook. Google announced today that …

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