Toshiba Chromebook to arrive at CES, booth photo shows
The Japanese PC maker has booth space for a laptop running Google's Chrome OS, 9to5Google reports.
A photo from Toshiba's booth at CES 2014 indicates that the Japanese PC maker will indeed reveal its new Chromebook at the show.
A Chromebook from Toshiba is no surprise. product details leaked in December with a prematurely posted review showed a model that would cost $279, and ship with a 1.4GHz Intel Haswell processor, 13.3-inch 1366x768-pixel screen, 2GB of RAM, and a 16GB SSD.last September. And
PC makers, stung by sharp declines in the market as consumers spend money on tablets and smartphones instead, are looking for alternatives to boost sales. Computers using Google's Chrome OS, which provides a cheap, browser-based operating system useful for many tasks, is one such alternative.
Although Chrome OS can't run mainstream software such as Microsoft Office or Apple iTunes, Web apps are gradually becoming more sophisticated.
9to5Google also said Toshiba has a 4K TV at the show, a model whose diagonal is about 30 inches.