Apple's MacBooks have fallen behind Google's Chromebooks for the first time since both platforms have been available, according to an IDC analyst. Schools are said to be a prime driver of the Chromebook's growth.
HP is out with a new Chromebook, and this one was designed in collaboration with Google. The 13.3-inch IPS display has a resolution of up to 3,200 x 1,800 pixels. Other features include Core M processors and USB Type-C.
Source code for Chromium OS suggests that HP is responsible for manufacturing the next high-end Chromebook. The system is rumored to have 16GB of RAM, an Intel Core 6th-gen processor, and other premium features.
Acer's new Chromebook 14 line presents a powerful alternative to Windows notebooks and Apple Airbooks. Aluminum chassis with full HD 14-inch screen, up to 14 hours battery life, and a sub $300 price tag fully loaded is an appealing package.
CTL has unveiled a new convertible Chromebook that implements a 360-degree hinge to offer a range of usage configurations handy in academic or business usage. The device has been aggressively priced for both markets.
Acer may soon take the wraps off of a 14-inch Chromebook model, if an FCC filing and recent online store posting is to be believed. The computer will also offer 2GB of RAM and 32GB of on-board storage.
Curious about ChromeOS, but not ready to buy a Chromebook? Here's how you can get Google's browser-first operating system set up without leaving Windows. It shouldn't take more more than twenty minutes.