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.


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.


Aug 262013

August 26, 2013, Google and ASUS has announced that it will be released in Japan Nexus 7 (2013) 7 inch tablet.
In the latest, improved performance liquid crystal and a high resolution.
Is from 27,800 yen forecast actual sales, will be released August 28.

Price and model name to be sold in Japan. Price forecast actual sales price for the open price

ME571-16G (16GB) 27,800yen ($229)
ME571-32G (32GB) 33,800yen ($269)
ME571-LTE (32GB・LTE) 39,800yen ($349)

Release Date
August 28, 2013
ME571-LTE model number since mid September 2013

Such as LCD protective film covers and genuine also be available in other.

Major features
Android 4.3
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Memory 2GB
7inchi IPS
1,920×1,200 (WUXGA)
Bluetooth 4.0

LTE: 2100(1), 1900(2), 1800(3), AWS 2100/1700(4), 850(5), 700(13), 700(17)MHz
W-CDMA (HSPA+) : 2100(1), 1900(2), AWS 2100/1700(4), 850(5), 900(8)MHz
GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900MHz
Interface: microUSB×1 (SlimPort )、microSIM×1(ME571-LTE)、Qi
Web Camera in/out

Battery 10h, 3,950mAh
Size 114mm×200mm×8.6mm
ME571-16G/ME571-32G 290g, ME571-LTE 299g

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

May 112011

Google is May 10, 2011, has been held in the U.S. Google I / O in 2011, tablet-Android (Honeycomb) announced the latest version 3.1.
The Android is the next “Ice Cream Sandwich” is called, will be released later in 2011 for an integrated product for smart phones and tablet.

Elements of the new Android 3.1, UI usability improvements by optimizing. The API enhancements, USB host function support. Will be available for direct connection to the controller as well as keyboards and various games.
Additionally, MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) or PTP (Picture Transfer Protocol) support, easier to cooperate with a variety of devices.

The corresponding controller for games, it becomes difficult to enjoy the game better than touch screen trend likely nearest fierce competition with private gaming.
Android is still a problem, and still others respond differently depending on the model update. This is the Alliance’s Android for Verizon, HTC, Samsung, Sprint, Sony Ericsson, LG, T-Mobile, Vodafone, Motorola, AT & T, but commit that from 18 months to update the device’s release.

Android 3.1 Platform
Android: momentum, mobile and more at Google I/O