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Google Chromebook Pixel 2 coming soon

It’s been two years since Google launched the Chromebook Pixel, a high-end laptop with a high-resolution display, a speedy processor, premium build quality, and a $1299 starting price. Now the company is getting ready to launch a second-generation model. Details about the Chromebook Pixel 2 (or whatever it’s called) are pretty scarce at the moment, but […]

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Lilbits (12-13-2013): Emulating an Amiga 500 in your browser

Google’s Portable Native Client is software that lets a web app use your computer’s hardware much the way that a native app would do — and this allows you to develop web games, services, and even more complex software that acts like something that would normally run straight from your PC, not a web browser. […]

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Google’s $1300 Chromebook Pixel isn’t designed for easy upgrades

The Chromebook Pixel is the most expensive Chrome OS laptop released to date, and it has much of the hardware to justify the $1300 starting price, including a high resolution 2560 x 1700 pixel display, a solid aluminum case, a backlit keyboard, and more. But you’d better be happy with the amount of memory, storage, […]

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Android-x86 4.2 lets you run Jelly Bean on your notebook, desktop PC

Andriod-x86 is an unofficial project to port Google’s Android operating system to run on devices with x86 processors… like the ones made by Intel and AMD. In other words, it lets you run Android on your laptop or desktop PC. The team has released a new build based on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, and while […]

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Google Chromebook Pixel review: Chrome OS gets a premium touch

It’s been nearly two years since the first commercially available Chromebook was introduced… prompting many folks to wonder why they’d spend $430 on a laptop designed to run an operating system based on a web browser. Chromebooks have come a long way since then, with the operating system becoming more mature, web apps becoming more […]

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The Chromebook Pixel can run Ubuntu, Linux Mint, other distros

Wondering why you might want to spend $1299 or more on a laptop that runs Chrome OS, an operating system based on a web browser? How about because the Chromebook Pixel‘s not limited to just running Chrome OS? Googler Bill Richardson explains that Google packed a copy of SeaBIOS into the Pixel, making it easier to […]

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First look at the Chromebook Pixel touchscreen Chromebook (video, gallery)

The Google Chromebook Pixel is the most powerful Chrome OS laptop to hit the streets. It has an Intel Core i5 processor and 4GB of RAM. But more importantly, it has a high resolution 12.85 inch, 2560 x 1700 pixel display, which also happens to be a touchscreen. Google designed the laptop itself and threw […]

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Google introduces Chromebook Pixel premium ($1299) laptop with HD touchscreen display

Google is getting into the premium laptop space with the new Chromebook Pixel. It’s the first Chrome OS laptop designed and sold by Google. It’s the first model with premium features including a touchscreen display and a backlit keyboard. And it’s the first Chromebook with a 12.85 inch, 2560 x 1700 (239 ppi) high definition […]

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Chromebook Pixel: Will next-gen Chromebooks have higher-def, touchscreen displays?

Acer, HP, Lenovo, and Samsung are all offering Chromebooks, with screen sizes ranging from 11.6 to 14 inches. Some have hard drives while others have solid state disks. And some have x86 processors while others have ARM-based chips. So what’s next for laptops running Chrome OS? According to a concept video (and hints from developer François […]