Jul 142014

July 14, 2014, Google to enter the education market Japanese companies and the Chromebook.

On a PC, which is based on Chrome OS, clam shell type is often Chromebook.
Products application running on the Chrome browser is basically work, and management of computer installation and the app is not required.

It has been introduced and education company, to the general market for several years abroad, but introduced from the education market and companies in Japan.
The actual sales, Mikasa Shoji Co., Ltd. company SOFTBANK TELECOM Corp., education or SOFTBANK TELECOM Corp., handled.

Products, will be coming Japan Acer, ASUS, DELL, Japan HP, from Toshiba.


May 072014

Google and Intel has announced a number of Chromebook and Bay Trail-M and Haswell support.
Conventional Chromebook is use low performance CPU.
New products with high performance equipped with a Bar Trail-M base Core i3, and long battery life. Product of the form factor of the clam shell other than appear many.

The main product that has been announced today
Adopt Celeron brand of Bay Trail-M. Battery life appeared Acer, ASUS, Lenovo, Toshiba from products of 11 hours.
From Dell and Acer, Core-i3 based products of 4th generation Core processor family comes up.
These products are sold towards the end of the year in the fall, it has become from about $ 250.

On the other, such as LG Chromebase of integrated display and HP Chromebox be connected to the display will be launched between May-June.
In addition, Lenovo will release some products was adopted YOGA hinge.

New Chromebooks: in more shapes, sizes and colors Google
Intel Architecture Fuels New Wave of Chrome Devices Intel

Mar 082014


Sankei March 8, 2014 reported that Toshiba is introducing Chromebook in April to Japan.
Clamshell PC in Chrome OS of Google, that low-cost $300 (30,000 yen) .

At CES, which took place in January 2014 in Las Vegas, it has been announced that it will introduce Chromebook to the U.S. market.
Toshiba is going to be introduced into Japan this model if on sale in Japan.


Feb 222013

Google announced the Chromebook Pixel that laptop with Chrome OS, February 21, 2013.
High-definition LCD screen, touch-enabled LCD with 239ppi (3:2 aspect ratio) 12.85 inches.
Scheduled to ship in the next week, the price is £1049 UK, $1299 US. In April, $ 1,449 will be available in the version LTE.


May 122011
Acer Chromebook

Acer Chromebook

Google is May 11, 2011, has been made ​​in the U.S. Google I / O on the second day of the 2011 Keynote, Chromebook was reported.
Chromebook the Chrome OS running on mobile devices, Web-based computer to use.

Chrome OS is basically used to connect to the Internet while the OS, but the latest version of Chrome OS also provides offline capabilities in the environment can also be use to connect to the physical network.
Applications that run on this OS a lot. Chrome Web Store you can see.
Hardware provided by Acer and Samsung.
Amazon and BestBuy in the U.S., UK, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Now Available in Spain from June 15, Amazon and so on.
Months will be offered in other countries.

About Chromebookfrom 38mins

Chromebook Feature
Instant on boot 8 seconds
Always connected
All-day battery
Access your stuff anywhere
Get better over time
Security built in

Hardware Specifications

11.6 inch LED backlight LCD 1.34kg
6 hours battery life
Atom Dual-Core
Wi-Fi and 3G(optional)
HD Webcam
2 USB 2.0 Ports
4 in 1 Memory card slot
HDMI port
from $349

12.1 inch (1280×800) 300 nit Display
8.5 hours battery life
Atom Dual-Core
Wi-Fi and 3G(optional)
HD Webcam
2 USB 2.0 Ports
4-in-1 Memory card slot
Mini-VGA port
Wi-Fi $429、Wi-Fi+3G $499

For educational institutions from $20/month per unit, one for the business from $28/month program is also offered.

Chromebook itself but it can be purchased from around 30,000 yen at 40,000 yen and 50,000 yen out, more powerful hardware, Chrome browser that works with OS products available.
Chromebook itself is still just getting started, I’d want to focus on future trends.

A new kind of computer: Chromebook