Monday, January 6, 2014

Welcome to the club TOSHIBA!

According to the official press release Toshiba is entering the chromebook market.

The only Chromebook in the category to feature a 13.3-inch diagonal HD display, Toshiba’s Chromebook offers greater versatility for productivity-driven users. Powered by Intel’s ‘Haswell’ platform, this Chromebook delivers robust performance, fast start up and up to nine hours of battery life. Affordable for everyone at just $279.99 MSRP.

The new Toshiba Chromebook was designed from the ground up, weighing just 3.3 pounds and featuring a slim 0.8-inch profile sporting a sleek new design with a textured finish. A Haswell-based Intel® Celeron™ processor plus 2GB of RAM and a 16GB solid state drive deliver versatile performance, ultra-fast start up time and a long battery life of up to nine hours. This Chromebook is also equipped with laptop essentials for greater usability, including two USB 3.0 ports, a full-size HDMI® port, security lock slot and a memory card reader, plus Bluetooth® 4.0 and dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi®.

The following suppliers have announced chromebooks so far:
- Samsung
- Acer
- HP
- Lenovo
- Dell
- Toshiba

Saturday, January 4, 2014

White Acer chromebook

The ugly C720P seems to get a pretty sister.

Acer is extending its touchscreen Chromebook line with a new model in a new color – the Acer C720P-2600 in Moonstone White. Main hardware difference: The Acer C720P-2600 Chromebook has a 32GB SSD.

More details at the Official Acer announcement