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Samsung Chromebook 2 unveiled with 11.6 and 13.3-inch display options

Samsung has officially announced the Chromebook 2 Series. This updated Chromebook will be available in 11.6-inch and 13.3-inch configurations. The specs have some similarities across the board, however there are a few key differences between each of the models. Most notably, the 11.6-inch model has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 with the 13.3-inch model stepping up to Full HD at 1920 x 1080.

Pichai stays put at Google, Microsoft chooses Nadella as new CEO

Microsoft, in announcing their new CEO, chose a traditional path. Satya Nadella has been around Redmond for 22 years, and has seen various changes over that time. He’s seen the growth of Microsoft, as well as the changing appetites of consumers. From desktop to notebooks, then netbooks to mobile, he’s seen it all in two decades of work.

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.

Google Now desktop notifications arriving with latest Chrome beta

About a week earlier we saw mention of Google Now arriving with the latest Chrome Canary update. Due to that release, as well as the previous leaks, it was just a matter of time before things progressed and Google Now began arriving for more desktop users. Well, it seems there has been a bit of progress made and Google Now has begun arriving for desktop users running the latest Chrome beta.