Asus Chromebox with Broadwell CPU now available for $199

The Asus Chromebox is a small desktop computer that runs Google’s Chrome OS software. Asus launched the first model in 2014 and eventually expanded the lineup to include versions with Celeron, Core i3, and Core i7 processors based on Intel’s 4th-gen Core “Haswell” architecture. Now there’s a new model with a 5th-gen “Broadwell” chip with […]

Deals of the Day (10-05-2015)

Most Chrome OS laptop and desktop computers are dirt cheap systems with low-power processors. Some are just moderately cheap systems with more powerful hardware. But what if you want dirt cheap and reasonably powerful? Every now and again you may get your wish. Today Groupon is selling the Asus Chromebox mini-desktop with a Core i3-4010U Haswell processor, […]

Lilbits (10-10-2014): Intel Skylake cometh (after Broadwell)

The first computers with Intel Broadwell (5th-generation Core) processors are just starting to arrive, and most Broadwell chips won’t be ready until early 2015. But Intel is already working on the processors that will replace Broadwell. Skylake processors will use as little as 4 watts (for the next-gen Core M processor), but most laptop chips in […]

Asus Chromebox is a tiny, Chrome OS desktop for $179 and up

Asus is launching its first computer designed to run Google’s Chrome operating system. The Asus Chromebox is a tiny desktop computer that measures less than 4.9″ x 4.9″ x 1.7″ but it packs a lot into that space. The Chromebox features an Intel Haswell processor, Gigabit Ethernet, dual-band WiFi, and a starting price of just […]