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Lilbits (7-28-2014): Motorola Nexus 6 confirmed?

Every year Google works with a device maker to offer a new phone for developers and enthusiasts as part of its Nexus lineup. These phones ship with Google’s stock Android software, receive software updates directly from Google, and tend to feature some of the latest tech to showcase exactly what Google thinks an Android phone […]

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Acer C720 Chromebook family to get a spec bump

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 […]

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Acer C720 Chromebook tested with Ubuntu: Not bad for $200

Acer’s Chromebooks may not be flashy, but they’re some of the cheapest laptops around, with prices starting at about $200. Despite the low price, these thin and light laptops are surprisingly capable little machines — and if you’re not a fan of Google’s Chrome OS software, you can run a full-fledged desktop operating system like […]

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Acer launches $199 Chromebook with Intel Haswell CPU

The Acer C720 Chromebook is an inexpensive, portable notebook designed to run Google’s Chrome operating system. Acer launched a $250 model in October, featuring 4GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, an Intel Celeron 2955U Haswell processor, and an 11.6 inch display. Now Acer is adding an even lower-priced option. The new Acer C720-2848 features 2GB […]