Acer Chromebase DC221HQ

The Acer Chromebase DC221HQ series features two models one with touchscreen (available in July) and one without (available this month). Equipped with a 21.5 inch 1080p HD display, with a tilt-able stand adjustable from 15 to 75 degree.  Inside, an NVIDIA Tegra K1 quad-core processor and a 16 GB solid state drive, and boots up in about 10 seconds. Other features include 4GB of DDR3 1600Mhz memory, built-in HD webcam, two 3W audio speakers, HDMI out, USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports, WiFi and Bluetoo...

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...

EduGear Chromebooks

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...

2 in 1 Chromebooks

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...

Chromebook Cheap and Unique Devices

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...

Dell 11 Chromebook

New Dell 11 Chromebook A few highlights of the upgrade: 11.6" anti-glare high-definition (HD) display with optional touchscreen Wireless 2X2 LAN 802.11 ac chip for Bluetooth 4.0 Front facing integrated HD video web cam 180 degree barrel hinge making it possible to lay flat on the desk and students can pick it up by the screen without breaking Rubberized edges to shield against bumps and falls Liquid resistant keyboard and touch-pad Multicolor interactive light built in to th...