2016 Acer Chromebook 11

Acer 2016 Chromebook 11
2016 Acer Chromebook 11 with IPS display now available for $180 Acer’s new Chromebook 11 looks a lot like last year’s model. It’s still a Chrome OS laptop with an 11.6 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel display and an Intel Celeron N2840 processor. But the new model has an IPS display with better viewing angles and a new case design that Acer says makes the laptop sturdier and more appropriate for commercial or educational customers.  The Acer Chromebook 11 CB3-111 is now available for purchase for only...
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Samsung 11 Chromebook 3

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Samsung unwraps its all-new 11-inch Chromebook 3 at the Consumer Electronics Expo (CES) 2016. Samsung Chromebook 3 Specs The new 2.5 pound notebook has been designed to be comfortable to hold with ‘improved grip’ and as with similar devices from other OEMS it has a reinforced metal body to protect against drops and knocks. It features the following specs: 11.6-inch anti-glare display (1366×768) Intel Celeron N3050 @ 2.6GHz (dual-core) 2GB or 4GB RAM 16GB eMMC flash storage 1...
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Lenovo’s new ThinkPad 13 Chromebook

Lenovo ThinkPad 13 Chromebook
Lenovo announces at CES 2016 their new ThinkPad Chromebook 13, which is better than their standard Chromebook model and their ThinkPad for Education models previously. The ThinkPad 13 comes in two different options, one with Windows 10 and one with Google's Chrome OS. The design is in typical ThinkPad fashion. Meaning, this thing will withstand a beating or two with it's hard plastic exterior and reinforced frame. The ThinkPad will also have the keyboard and the large multitouch trackpad that...
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ASUS unveils New Chromebook C202

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Just announced today at CES 2016, the Asus Chromebook C202 is built to withstand the bumps and spills that kids can put a chromebook through.  The Asus Chromebook C202 has a wrap around rubber bumper, spill-proof keys, a scratch resistant exterior, and a solid-state hard drive.  It has been subjected to military-grade drop test, has a 10-hour battery life, and an anti-glare display that can be seen even in the sun. But if something does go wrong, you might just be able to fix it. The Chro...
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HP Chromebook 11 G4

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HP is getting ready to launch a new Chrome OS Chromebook with a lower starting price of $199.00.  Based on a Press Release October 19, 20015 from HP, the price options are a little higher than originally expected at $249.99 or $279.99, some models are available now and others will be available starting November the 8th.  It will feature 2GB or 4GB RAM, 16GB of storage, an Intel Celeron N2840 Bay Trail processor, and Google's Chrome operating system. Other features include USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 po...
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Acer C738T convertible Chromebook

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Acer is reportedly working on a new Chromebook which will be the company's first model to feature a convertible design.  According to WinFuture, it will have an 11.6 inch touchscreen display and a 360 degree hinge, so you can hold the computer like a tablet, weighing about 3.1 pounds. The Acer C738T Chromebook could also be one of the first models to ship with the Intel Braswell chip. WinFuture reports the Acer C738T is said to feature and Intel Celeron N3150 processor.  Also feature 4GB o...
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EduGear Chromebooks

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Another supplier, CDI, has announced 6 new Chromebooks for the education market.  The new Chromebooks will feature rugged cases and are available with up to a 4-year warranty. EduGear M2 and M4: feature Rockchip RK3288 ARM Cortex-A17 quad-core processors, 16 GB of storage, WiFi, Bluetooth, 2 USB ports, HDMI and headset jacks, and SD card slots.  Staring at $179.00. EduGear J2 and J4: are similar to the M series, but features a 3400mAh battery for up to 9 hours of run time, a 1.3MP ca...
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2 in 1 Chromebooks

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Citing sources from within the upstream supply chain, Digitimes says Intel is planning to partner with Google and notebook players like Asus, Acer, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo, Quanta Computer, and Pegatron Technology to launch convertible Chromebooks next quarter. Initially these will be 11-inch to 13-inch devices. The first 2 in 1 Chromebook was manufactured by Lenova, staring at $449.00, the ThinkPad Yoga 11e Chromebook was released in Aug. 2014.  To get the complete specs on the Thinkpa...
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Chromebook Cheap and Unique Devices

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Image:  Google To further place their stamp on mobility, Google has unveiled a few new devices: 1.  Chromebit:  Chrome on a stick, these will be sub-$100.00 usb devices that plug into a TVs HDMI port to turn that device into full-blown Chrome OS computer.  Available in the summer of 2015. 2.  Asus Chromebook Flip:  The touchscreen-enabled Flip can be used in either laptop or tablet mode.  10.1 inch display, is .6 inches thick, and weighs under 2 pounds.  There will be two models startin...
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Chromebook Comparision Chart

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Thinking of buying a new Chromebook but not sure which one to choose? Zipso has put together one of the most comprehensive and detailed comparison charts to help you make your decision about the best Chromebook for your school.  Whether you are looking for the best price (check with various vendors), performance, power, battery life an etc., the updated table (April 4, 2015) in the article by Zipso, can help you with your decision.  The updated table is nicely broken down by the date of r...
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