Acer's new Chromebooks come in two processor flavors.
HP snagged 20.1 percent of the notebook market worldwide in 2014, according to research firm TrendForce, but Lenovo is catching up fast.
New and updated Chrome OS laptops and boxes, with faster processors and longer battery life, are highlighted at a joint press preview.
Research out of Asia provides two scenarios for the Chromebook in 2014. One shows it taking a not-insignificant chunk of the global notebook market.
The company's new C720P Chromebook, due out next month, is just the second in the market to offer touch screen. But it will cost a mere $300, compared with the Google Pixel's $1,299 price tag.
The revamped, slim Chromebook C720 gets 20 percent lopped off its sticker price.
With the Chromebook experiment over, Nic Healey reflects on his five days of using Chrome OS.
Halfway through the week-long experiment and Nic Healey is finding his groove when it comes to using the Chromebook.
Nic Healey kicks off a week-long experiment to manage his day-to-day work life entirely from a Google Chromebook.
Want a laptop packing the power of Intel's latest Haswell processor for £200? Say hello to new Chromebooks from Acer and HP.