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Thursday, 5 Dec 2013

StarHub Giving Away Free Acer C720 Chromebook to New Subscribers

StarHub Giving Away Free Acer C720 Chromebook to New Subscribers

Intel has just announced that it has partnered up with StarHub to bring the Acer C720 Chromebook to Singapore. It's being offered free to customers who sign-up for StarHub's 200Mbps fibre home broadband plan, or StarHub's 5Mbps cable home broadband plan and a $5 monthly top-up.

Thursday, 10 Oct 2013

Google Introduces New HP Chromebook 11

Google Introduces New HP Chromebook 11

Google introduces the affordable HP Chromebook 11, the result of a partnership between the two companies. It costs US$279, and is already available in the US Google Play Store. Read on to find out more about it.

Monday, 12 Aug 2013

Acer to Offer More Chromebooks and Android Products

Acer to Offer More Chromebooks and Android Products

Acer President, Jim Wang stated that the company will be offering less Microsoft products, while producing more Android products, as well as Chromebooks. This comes as the company posted a significant second quarter loss due to lower sales and rising expenses.

Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013

Chromebook Shipments Expected to Increase Dramatically

Chromebook Shipments Expected to Increase Dramatically

Chromebook shipments are expected to increase by two or even three folds in the second half of 2013. This is due to an increase in orders by current Chromebook manufacturers Lenovo, Acer, HP and Samsung, who are also said to be launching new Chromebooks.

Friday, 12 Jul 2013

Next Generation Chrome Packaged Apps Blurs Line Between OS and Browser

Next Generation Chrome Packaged Apps Blurs Line Between OS and Browser

Google has recently just announced that next generation Chrome packaged apps can now be downloaded from the Chrome Web Store. Simply put, these are offline apps that give the browser more access to your system's resources, effectively blurring the lines between browser and OS.

Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013

AMD Drops Exclusive Windows OS Support; Ready for Android and Chrome OS

AMD Drops Exclusive Windows OS Support; Ready for Android and Chrome OS

It seems like AMD will be supporting Google's Android and Chrome platforms, instead of exclusively sticking to Windows OS, as the company aims to be more outstanding on the market of tablets, low-cost PCs, and smartphones.

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Chromebooks Now Available in Singapore

Chromebooks Now Available in Singapore

A total of three Chromebooks from Acer, HP and Samsung have now been introduced to Singapore. These notebooks will be available in Courts retail stores across the island. The most affordable Chromebook would be the Acer C7 which retails at S$369.

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

New Android Chief Sundar Pichai Talks Plans for Android & Chrome OS

New Android Chief Sundar Pichai Talks Plans for Android & Chrome OS

Sundar Pichai has given Wired his first interview ever after taking over Andy Rubin as head of Android. In the interview, Pichai talks briefly about the future of Android and Chrome OS, Facebook Home, Kindle Fire, Samsung and Firefox OS.

Thursday, 9 May 2013

ASUS Chromebooks Launching in Second Half of 2013

ASUS Chromebooks Launching in Second Half of 2013

ASUS CEO, Jerry Shen has recently revealed that ASUS is working on a Chromebook, and it will be launched in the second half of 2013.

Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013

Google Rolling Out Chromebooks to Six Additional Countries, Extends U.S. Availability

Google Rolling Out Chromebooks to Six Additional Countries, Extends U.S. Availability

Google has announced that Acer, HP, and Samsung Chromebooks will be made available to Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, and the Netherlands from Tuesday.

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