Dell Chromebook 11 with Core i3 CPU on the way

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Acer may have been the first company to launch a Chrome OS laptop with an Intel Core i3 Haswell processor. But it won’t be the last. Dell unveiled details about an updated Dell Chromebook 11 with an Intel Core i3 processor at an event in Japan. Dell already offers a Chromebook 11 for education and enterprise […]

French retailer lists NVIDIA Shield Tablet LTE for €400

nvidia shield tablet

Can’t wait to get your hands on NVIDIA’s upcoming Shield Tablet with a Tegra K1 processor and support for streaming PC games over the internet? If you live in France you can already order one from Rue Du Commerce. Sure, NVIDIA hasn’t actually confirmed that the tablet exists yet and the product page was probably […]

First look at Athena: Chrome OS is getting a new user interface


Google is developing a new user interface for Chrome OS. It’s code-named “Athena,” and clues about the new UI have been appearing in the source code for the browser-based operating system for a while. Now Google’s François Beaufort gives us an idea of what it will look like (and how to enable an early version yourself). […]

Deals of the Day (07-18-2014)

dell xps 12

The Dell XPS 12 is a thin and light notebook with a Core i5 Haswell processor and a touchscreen display. You can also tilt that screen back until it’s facing away from the keyboard so that when you close the lid you’re holding a tablet. New models sell for $1200 and up, but you can […]

Lenovo stops selling 8 inch Windows tablets in the US

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Lenovo has pulled the plug on US sales of its 8 inch Windows tablets. While some retailers still have the Lenovo Miix 2 and ThinkPad 8 in stock, they’re no longer available from The company tells PC World that it plans to continue selling the tablets in other markets where demand has been stronger — […]

Acer C720 Chromebook family to get a spec bump

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Acer is expected to launch several new Chromebooks this year, featuring Bay Trail and NVIDIA Tegra K1 chips. The company also recently updated the Acer C720 lineup with a model with an Intel Core i3 Haswell processor. But it looks like there’s another spec bump in store for Acer’s Chromebook family. According to a product brochure, Acer […]

Acer’s first Chromebox is on the way

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Acer was one of the first companies to begin selling Chromebooks, and the company’s low-cost Acer C720 series of notebooks are among the most popular Chrome OS laptops. They regularly show up on Amazon’s list of best-selling laptops. Now it looks like Acer is getting ready to launch its first desktop computer powered by Google’s Chrome operating system. […]

This could be the NVIDIA Shield Tablet (leaks)

nvidia shield tablet

NVIDIA’s expected to launch an Android tablet with an emphasis on gaming this year. Now @evleaks has posted what may be the first good picture showing us what the NVIDIA Shield tablet will look like. Update: A French retailer has given us another look at what could be the upcoming Shield Tablet. The tablet has stereo, front-facing […]

Acer C730, CB5 Chromebooks feature Bay Trail, NVIDA Tegra chips

acer c730 and acer cb5

Acer plans to add at least two more Chrome OS laptops to its lineup this year, and both will use low-power processors to offer long battery life. The Acer C730 features an Intel Celeron Bay Trail processor while the Acer CB5 sports an NVIDIA Tegra K1 ARM-based chip. We’ve seen clues that these notebooks were […]

LG G3 Beat is a smaller, less impressive LG G3

lg g3 beat

The LG G3 smartphone is a top tier device with a 5.5 inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, and power and volume buttons on the back of the case. LG’s new G3 Beat looks like a slightly smaller version of the phone… but it lacks many of the bigger version’s […]