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May 24, 2011 By DMKHO

Report: Google Chrome netbook coming soon

Things have been so quiet on the Chrome OS front that I had nearly forgotten Google promised netbooks in time for the holidays. If reports out of Taiwan are accurate, the first models should arrive later this month.

November 1, 2010 by

Toshiba unveils dual-screen tablet, Android netbook and Portege R700

Toshiba is announcing three new mobile computers today, and two of them are entries into new markets. The Libretto W100 will attract the most attention as the world's first dual-touchscreen portable, while the AC100 is Toshiba's first Google Android-based netbook computer (commonly called a 'smartbook').

June 21, 2010

Could WiFi become Google's mobile checkmate

If Google can send 100 Mbps connections to the home, with minimal investment, why can't it pick up wireless traffic off WiFi and route it where it needs to go? Especially if that traffic is coming off an Android phone, or (later this year) a Chromium tablet or netbook.

February 15, 2010 by

Placing odds on a Google netbook, smartbooks at CES

It remains to be seen whether Google will sell a branded smartphone (though it seems increasingly likely), but after a day or two of all Nexus One, all the time, the world has moved on to rumors of yet another Google-branded device. TechCrunch reported that Google will release its own netbook in time for the holidays next year.

December 17, 2009 by

Chrome OS: a first look

Google has released source code for a preliminary version of its Linux-based operating system. Is it destined to dominate the netbook market? Here are our first impressions.

November 24, 2009 by

Why an iPod beats Chrome OS

Google announced the open-sourcing of its Chrome OS early this morning, and the search giant was very clear in explaining its target market for Chrome OS devices: this is a companion device, not a primary desktop machine. But is a Chrome OS netbook intrinsically better than a lowly iPod?

November 19, 2009 by

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