Google's and Intel's Chrome OS event

Google and Intel will reveal upcoming changes to the Chrome OS and may show off new Chromebooks. Join CNET for a live blog from San Francisco.

  • john.falcone 5/6/2014 4:35:39 PM
    Hello everyone.
  • john.falcone 5/6/2014 4:35:53 PM
    Welcome to CNET's coverage of today's Intel/Chrome event.
  • john.falcone 5/6/2014 4:36:09 PM
    The formal event is scheduled to start in 25 minutes, at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET.
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 4:36:25 PM
  • john.falcone 5/6/2014 4:36:43 PM
    Our crew is on site and getting setup. We'll also have a livestream of the event, which you should see at the top of this page.
  • john.falcone 5/6/2014 4:36:57 PM
    Photos are beginning to filter in from our ace photographer, James Martin.
  • john.falcone 5/6/2014 4:37:10 PM
    Seth Rosenblatt and Eric Franklin will be reporting from the event as well.
  • john.falcone 5/6/2014 4:40:40 PM
    We got a preview (presumably) of what to expect at this event last night, when Lenovo announced new Chromebooks: www.cnet.com
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 4:42:32 PM
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 4:43:07 PM
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 4:43:58 PM
  • john.falcone 5/6/2014 4:47:27 PM
    We should be starting in about 13 minutes
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 4:57:16 PM
  • MacAbra 5/6/2014 4:58:29 PM
    Let's pray for Pixel 2!
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 5:00:19 PM
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 5:00:39 PM
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 5:00:50 PM
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 5:01:48 PM
  • Eric Franklin 5/6/2014 5:01:52 PM
    Hey everyone. We're ready to report. Just waiting for Intel to actually start the event.
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 5:02:03 PM
  • john.falcone 5/6/2014 5:04:09 PM
    Here's the news that will be the focus of the event:
    Google extends their Intel love affair with new Bay Trail Chromebooks
  • Eric Franklin 5/6/2014 5:04:23 PM
    Just got the 2 minute warning.
  • Eric Franklin 5/6/2014 5:04:59 PM
    In that the event will begin in 2 minutes, not end.
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:07:20 PM
    And Shenoy takes the stage
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:07:54 PM
    Intel's Navin Shenoy sets some context:
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 5:07:56 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:08:17 PM
    it's about computing, and any device does it best with Intel
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:08:28 PM
    "we're aggressively pursuing new form factors"
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 5:08:35 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:08:39 PM
    fundamentally, that means that we will embrace new operating systems
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:09:00 PM
    5th generation of Chrome devices
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:09:09 PM
    fastest ones are based on Intel
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 5:09:20 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:09:27 PM
    Intel is the only one that supports 64-bit Chrome devices
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:09:48 PM
    Caesar Sengupta, PM for Chromebooks, now onstage
  • Eric Franklin 5/6/2014 5:09:48 PM
    Shenoy is following the typical press conference template so far.
  • Eric Franklin 5/6/2014 5:10:14 PM
    No shame in that, but I can't say I'm excited about what I'm hearing, so far.
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:10:16 PM
    Chrome OS designed to be fast, simple, secure
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 5:10:24 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:10:57 PM
    Sengupta is delivering the sales pitch: different form factors, built around Google's core services
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 5:11:02 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:11:07 PM
    "all your stuff is available exactly as you want it, where you want it" - Sengupta
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:11:15 PM
    Sengupta stumbling a bit with his presentation.
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:11:57 PM
    The top six rated laptops on Amazon are all Chromebooks
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 5:11:58 PM
Powered by ScribbleLive
CES2015 Categories
Our editors bring you complete coverage from the 2015 International CES, and scour the showroom floor for the hottest new tech gadgets around.