Chrome OS

ASUS Chromebox availability confirmed for March

ASUS has offered an official unveil for the Chromebox. Or more specifically, as there will be three models available, the Chromebox lineup. This Chrome OS box will be available beginning in March and with a starting price point of $179. The specs will be similar across the lineup, with the main difference being in the processor.

HP Chromebook 11 LTE now arriving with select retailers

Earlier this morning we learned how the HP Chromebook 11 LTE connectivity would be coming by way of a chip from Altair Semiconductor. While HP has yet to offer any sort of press release style announcement, it seems the pricing has been revealed by way of a retail product listing. The listing comes courtesy of Best Buy, who have the LTE-equipped Chromebook available and priced at $379.

HP Chromebook 11 LTE connectivity coming from Altair Semiconductor

The HP Chromebook 11 has been returning to an available status following the charger recall. The Chrome-running notebook has come available direct from HP as well as with Amazon and from the Google Play Store. The catch remains though, for now, the Chromebook 11 is only available with WiFi in terms of connectivity. HP had said an LTE model was in the works, but haven't offered much beyond that just yet.

Chrome for Android inspires Chrome OS to bring web pages to life as apps

With Chrome Beta for Android, we have the ability to turn any webpage into an app. By selecting “add to homescreen” from the menu, we get a quick-launching app right from our device. It was a feature that we find incredibly useful, and one that we’d like to see make a wider impact. An update to Chrome OS is giving users that functionality, and we hope it goes far beyond that platform.

HP Chromebook 11 charger recall detailed by Google

Google and HP have recently begun the recall process for the Chromebook 11 charger. The charger was one of the reasons this particular Chromebook attracted some attention at launch, it is microUSB and similar to the one you already have for your smartphone or tablet. But at the same time, that charger was also prone to overheating and after some "guidance and approval" from the CPSC, the recall process is now underway.
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