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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 5:27:41 PM
    New Bay Trail Chrome OS devices: Asus, Acer, Toshiba, and Lenovo will have Bay Trail Chromebooks debuting throughout the year
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 5:27:49 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:28:01 PM
    the N20p announced last night, coming in August
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 5:28:12 PM
  • John Falcone 5/6/2014 5:28:25 PM
    Here are our hands-on impressions of the Lenovo N20/N20p: www.cnet.com
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:28:56 PM
    now onto Chromebooks for education
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:29:34 PM
    Video time: the Science Leadership Academy in Philly is using Chromebooks for its students.
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 5:29:47 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:29:53 PM
    "they don't have to bring their charges because they have a really long battery life"
  • Eric Franklin 5/6/2014 5:30:06 PM
    Now showing shaky-cam documentary-looking video showcasing Chromebooks in schools.
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:30:17 PM
    school principal: Chromebooks good for 90 percent of what you do in school
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 5:30:29 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:30:49 PM
    other laptop shown in the video with the Chromebooks: a black Macbook
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:31:10 PM
    Chromebook Yoga, announced earlier this year, will come with Bay Trail
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:31:23 PM
    I'm a big fan of the Yoga line, I have a Yoga 13 at home and in the office.
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 5:31:33 PM
  • James Martin 5/6/2014 5:32:05 PM
  • John Falcone 5/6/2014 5:32:06 PM
    .... and here's our hands-on evaluation of the ThinkPad 11e (available in Windows and Chrome flavors): www.cnet.com
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:32:17 PM
    "Bay Trail is optimized for power, optimized for performance"
  • Eric Franklin 5/6/2014 5:32:25 PM
    Intel's Education Chromebook reference design shown. Actual product coming from CTL later this year.
  • seth.rosenblatt 5/6/2014 5:32:31 PM
    Up to 11 hours of battery life, up from 10 on Haswell
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