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Your next Chromebook will add power, battery life, according to Google and Intel

New and updated Chrome OS laptops and boxes, with faster processors and longer battery life, are highlighted at a joint press preview.

By May 6, 2014

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Samsung's Chromebook Series 5 550: the second generation

One year later, the newest second-generation Samsung Series 5 Chromebook has a faster processor and more RAM along with a better Chrome OS...but it's more expensive than an iPad 2. That just doesn't make much sense.

By May 29, 2012

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Why Google built the pricey, powerful Chromebook Pixel

With Chrome OS foundering, the company needed to take a bold step to kick-start its cloud vision.

By March 1, 2013

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Google offers low-budget ARM-based Chromebook

The browser-based laptop, weighing 2.5 pounds with an 11.6-inch screen, is "the best computer that's ever been designed" for a price of $249, Google says.

By October 18, 2012

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Samsung Chromebook makes CES cut, but Atom does not

Samsung's next-gen Chromebook will appear later this year. That's the plan, at least.

By January 11, 2012

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​Google tests password generator in Chrome browser

Watch out, LastPass and 1Password. Google is experimenting with its own password maker for the Chrome browser, though it's not clear if it will become a permanent fixture.

By September 5, 2014

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Intel outs 64-bit KitKat Android, 'Braswell' chip for Chromebooks

Intel is touting a future system-on-a-chip for low-cost PCs and tablets and a 64-bit kernel for Android 4.4.

By April 2, 2014

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Skully opens preorders for high-tech, safety-focused helmet

Due in 2015, Skully's motorcycle helmet, with a built-in virtual-reality display, won't come cheap. But it may save your life.

By August 11, 2014

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At Google I/O, developers are all in

Google's innovations and attitude at its annual I/O confab seemed to get a big thumbs-up from the developers in attendance.

By June 26, 2014

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Round vs. square: Smartwatch design divide steals Google I/O spotlight

As devices running Android Wear emerge, the big debate at Google I/O was the choice between a practical square or a more natural round design.

By June 26, 2014