Chromebook

Intel releases 64-bit KitKat Kernel, new Chromebook SoC

In China, Intel has revealed their 64-bit aspirations on two fronts. Their newest Braswell chipset is one that will likely find its way into many Chromebooks, while their 64-bit Kernel for KitKat suggests a more mobile approach. Though both are still a bit further out than we’d like to think, it does give a glimpse at things to come.

Chrome OS Dev update recognizes tethered devices

When tethering your WiFi capable devices to an Android smartphone, it’s usually to check email or other quick work. The last thing you want is for cumbersome tasks to draw you into a long tethering session, but Chromebooks sometimes do. With the latest Chrome OS Dev Channel update, though, that could change.

Chromebook shipments to hit 11 million in 2019

In 2013, 2.1 million Chromebooks were shipped. By 2019, that number is expected to reach 11 million. With an increasing set of utilities that blur the lines between the browser dependent device and a traditional Windows or OS X computer, Google has made Chrome OS part of the equation, and their Chromebook lineup is likely going to continue disrupting the market.

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.
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