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The Google Pixel Slate is a High-End, Detachable Chrome OS Tablet

From the very beginning, Chrome OS has always been about 3 things: Speed, Simplicity, and Security. Google’s heavily customized operating system built upon the Linux kernel runs exceptionally well on almost any hardware, but unlike many GNU/Linux distributions that need you to have some level of familiarity with a terminal, Chrome OS is designed to be...

Google targets Chrome OS 70 for major tablet-focused UX overhaul

We've heard rumors that Google would merge Android and Chrome OS for a few years, though the rumored "Andromeda" never came to be. While the two operating systems never merged, we have seen them borrow ideas from each other. Android Nougat's seamless update feature is basically ripped straight from Chrome OS. We've seen how Chrome...

The Snapdragon 845 Chromebook will have a 12.3-inch detachable display

While we've been trying to figure out what the next Pixelbook on the horizon will be, multiple commits on the Chromium Gerrit have kept us up to date with some upcoming devices. cheza has got to be one of the most interesting of them all, as it's the first Chromebook to be powered by a...

First Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Chromebook is currently being prototyped

When Google's Chrome OS was first announced, Google stated that they designed the operating system with three aspects in mind: speed, simplicity, and security. It's thanks to abiding by these three principles that Chromebooks tend to also have excellent battery life. With minimal bloatware, highly optimized software, and an OS that can run well on...

Detachable Chromebook with Assistant key & battery in keyboard/tablet is coming

The HP Chromebook X2 was announced in April as the first detachable Chromebook. It went on sale last month. A detachable Chromebook with a backlit keyboard may also be coming soon. Finally, a Snapdragon 845 upcoming Chromebook may be a detachable. Now, About Chromebooks has seen commits in the Chromium Gerrit that refer to a detachable Chromebook device...

First Snapdragon 845 Chromebook may support Project Fi and have UFS

The first Qualcomm Snapdragon 845-powered Chromebook, codenamed "Cheza," is becoming more enticing with each passing day. We've discovered it's likely one of the very few detachable Chromebooks (like the HP Chromebook X2), and that it will likely have a built-in stylus. Now we've discovered even more information about the device from the Chromium Gerrit. Not...

A detachable Chromebook with a backlit keyboard (unlike HP’s Chromebook X2) is on the way

A number of great looking Chromebooks are seemingly on the horizon. First of all, there's cheza which looks to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, the first of its kind. Then there's an AMD APU-powered Chromebook too, which would mean that gaming could soon become a reality on Chrome OS. Combine that with likely Linux application...

HP Chromebook X2 is the first Detachable Chromebook with Linux app support

We first heard of Chrome OS gaining Linux app support back in February. Google officially confirmed during Google I/O 2018 that the Pixelbook would be the first Chromebook with Linux app support, but since then the Samsung Chromebook Plus has joined in on the fun. Tonight, a device that we expected to eventually gain Linux...

HP unveils its detachable Chrome OS tablet, the HP Chromebook X2

We have known for a while that Chrome OS tablets would soon arrive in the market. Acer announced its first Chrome OS tablet, named the Acer Chromebook Tab 10, a few weeks ago at a $329 price point. Now, HP has announced the world's first Chrome OS detachable tablet. It's called the HP Chromebook X2,...

First Intel Cannon Lake Chromebook may be a Detachable

It's been pretty quiet on the Chromebook front lately, but that doesn't mean developments aren't happening behind the scenes. Recently, an Acer Chrome OS tablet was discovered at Bett 2018; Chromebooks powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 and Intel's Apollo Lake platform might be on the way; Samsung's detachable "Nautilus" Chromebook is rumored to get a Sony IMX258 camera...

Samung’s Detachable “Nautilus” Chromebook will Have a Sony IMX258 Sensor

After releasing the Chromebook Plus and the Chromebook Pro last year, it seems that Samsung is developing a new detachable Chrome OS laptop. In November, Chrome Unboxed reported on a Samsung Chromebook device in development. It's code-named "Nautilus," and it's a detachable model.More recently, the publication found a commit in the Chromium Gerrit confirming a few "Nautilus" specs. Here's the...

IDC: Worldwide Tablet Market Declines 5.4% in Q3 2017

The tablet market really took off when the original Apple iPad launched in 2010. In the beginning, it got a lot of media attention and generated a lot of consumer interest. Google's answer to the iPad was two new versions of Android, Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich, with full-fledged tablet UIs. But Android devices like...