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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.
5/6/2014 5:12:02 PM
Sengupta talking up the cloud/interoperability between devices.
5/6/2014 5:12:09 PM
This is important because it's not just about sales, but the user experience.
5/6/2014 5:12:31 PM
Sengupta talks about the successes of Acer's C720 Chromebook
5/6/2014 5:12:49 PM
"one of the most affordable in its category and one of the most highest rated" he says
5/6/2014 5:13:03 PM
$199, most ratings over 4-stars
5/6/2014 5:13:27 PM
Chromebooks went from 5k in schools to 10k in schools in the past two quarters
5/6/2014 5:13:48 PM
A number of companies, he says, are switching from XP to Chromebooks
5/6/2014 5:14:16 PM
That's really where Chrome OS has succeeded: kneecapping the under-$300 market with a Web-centered device.
5/6/2014 5:14:56 PM
5/6/2014 5:15:00 PM
I like using chrome because of the clean simple interface, but I miss the power and application support of my Mac or PC.
5/6/2014 5:15:01 PM
Cr-48 ran on Intel
5/6/2014 5:15:49 PM
Caesar returns to the sales pitch: Chrome OS keeps getting better with each OS update, every 6 weeks or so
5/6/2014 5:15:51 PM
Hopefully we see some more powerful Chromebooks announced today. We're still in the "setting the stage" portion of the press conference though.
5/6/2014 5:15:57 PM
Keep in mind, however: Microsoft is fighting back with $300-ish tablets (mostly 8- to 10-inch) running full Windows 8.1. Many using these same Intel Bay Trail and Celeron processors.
5/6/2014 5:16:15 PM
Google Now coming to Chromebooks, as it has to the Chrome browser
5/6/2014 5:16:28 PM
5/6/2014 5:16:43 PM
Google Play Movies getting Offline support, and will work on Chrome OS too
5/6/2014 5:17:16 PM
So when you're on a plane, "You can choose to be productive with Google Docs, or completely unproductive with your TV shows"
5/6/2014 5:17:29 PM
Navin Shenoy back on stage
5/6/2014 5:17:32 PM
Personally, I'd still take a Windows 8.1 machine over a Chromebook at this point.
5/6/2014 5:18:11 PM
I agree with Eric. Killer feature for me is the 4G connectivity in the Chromebook Pixel.
5/6/2014 5:18:11 PM
5/6/2014 5:18:40 PM
Presentation from Navin and Caesar is awkward, neither is comfortable on stage.
5/6/2014 5:18:54 PM
5/6/2014 5:19:24 PM
Navin just knocked a Chromebox off the counter: "this one is ruggedized" gets some laughs
5/6/2014 5:19:47 PM
If was nice save for sure.
5/6/2014 5:19:51 PM
5/6/2014 5:19:59 PM
HP pushing multi-colored Chromeboxes and Chromebooks
5/6/2014 5:20:37 PM
5/6/2014 5:20:54 PM
First Chromebase: all-in-one from LG, 21" $349
5/6/2014 5:20:58 PM
available later this month
5/6/2014 5:21:15 PM
LG Chromebase runs on Haswell
5/6/2014 5:21:31 PM
5/6/2014 5:21:53 PM
FYI, the Chromebase was announced way back at CES:
5/6/2014 5:22:16 PM
"Intel is a top contributor to the Chrome OS," says Shenoy. "We are now the number two contributor to Google for open source."
5/6/2014 5:22:17 PM
Talking about performance now. A picture of a female runner accompanies the slide.
5/6/2014 5:23:03 PM
web apps run 4x faster, office apps run 3x faster, better web conferencing, says Shenoy
5/6/2014 5:23:40 PM
5/6/2014 5:23:57 PM
Demo now showing running a video Hangout session while jumping into Google Docs
5/6/2014 5:24:03 PM
5/6/2014 5:24:20 PM
Hangouts demo happening now. Non-Intel vs. Intel.
5/6/2014 5:25:15 PM
on a non-Intel CHromebook that looks like a Samsung 3 Series with the name covered by tape, powered by ARM, the video is choppy and slower. also, several years old at this point.
5/6/2014 5:25:31 PM
5/6/2014 5:25:50 PM
Showing a racing game running on the Intel system vs. non-Intel. Much smoother on Intel, but not the most taxing-looking game in the first place.
5/6/2014 5:26:19 PM
Core i3 processors from Acer and Dell will come later this summer at $349
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