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Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5 vs Pixel Slate: Which should you buy?

Lenovo recently unveiled the Chromebook Duet 5 at Lenovo Tech World 2021. The Chromebook Duet 5 is one of the many new Chrome OS tablets we've been tracking lately. It looks like a compelling product, but it's always a good idea to consider all available options. Even though it had a short-lived product cycle, Google's Pixel...

HP Chromebook x2 11 vs Pixel Slate: Which should you buy?

HP recently unveiled the new Chromebook x2 11, available from Best Buy and HP's own website later this month. The Chromebook x2 11 is the first new Chrome OS tablet we've seen in quite some time. It looks like a compelling product, but it's always a good idea to consider all available options. Even though...

Pixel Slate users complain some devices are being crippled by storage failure

A handful of Google Pixel Slate users are reporting a mysterious bug that is forcing their devices into read-only mode, where they stubbornly remain. The 2-in-1 flagship Chromebook has had a less than smooth ride on the technical side, and frustrating bugs are nothing new, but this is on another level entirely. According to reports gathered...

Google drops its tablet plans to focus on laptops instead

It's no secret that the Pixel Slate was not Google's most well-received device. While reviews for their previous Chromebooks were very positive, people were not as sold on Chrome OS on a tablet. Google has apparently decided to give up on tablets and instead focus on the laptop form factor for Chrome OS. According to a...

Google stops selling the entry-level Pixel Slate with the Celeron processor

In recent years, Google has put serious investment into its hardware business. They manufactured three series of Pixel smartphones as well as the Pixelbook and the Pixel Slate. The latter wasn't that well received by reviewers, but I can say for sure that it has its fans. The device was introduced alongside the Pixel 3...

Chrome OS 75 includes big performance updates for the Pixel Slate in tablet mode

Google has partnered with a few companies to see if the premium Chrome OS market is viable or not. Chromebooks gained popularity for the most part due to their price compared to other laptops. They've been able to do the same in the 2-in-1 market as well, but again, mainly when the price is concerned....

Google is reportedly scaling back its laptop and tablet divisions

Google is the disputed king when it comes to software and associated technologies, but the same cannot be said for hardware. Google hasn't had much success with most of its hardware offerings, and a recent report from Business Insider indicates that this is unlikely to change in the short term future too. The software giant...

Assistant key remapping may be coming to the Google Pixelbook and Pixel Slate

The Google Pixel Slate and Google Pixelbook feature a dedicated button that triggers Google Assistant functionality. The virtual assistant by Google is one of the best digital assistants available in the market right now, allowing for features like two-way conversations using Google's natural language processing algorithms. With its wide availability across Android, Chrome OS, and...

Google Pixel Slate Chromebook Detachable Video Review

Google was the third manufacturer to introduce the tablet form factor to Chrome OS in the form of the Pixel Slate. Google's answer to Microsoft's Surface PC features a top-mounted power button that doubles as a fingerprint reader, dual front-facing speakers, and a 3000x2000 "molecular" display. "Molecular" is Google's fancy marketing buzzword for a low-temperature...

Pixel Slate pre-orders open up ahead of official launch date

Remember the Pixel Slate? Google announced their latest Chromebook during the Pixel 3 event in October, but they never shared an official launch date. We still don't have a launch date, but the device is up for pre-order from multiple outlets. Pricing starts at $600 and goes all the way up to $1,600. The Pixel Slate...

New Chrome OS flag will enable Google Assistant on all Chromebooks

Google Assistant started a couple of years ago on just Allo and Google Pixel phones. Slowly, it has been added to many more devices. Almost any Android phone can use Assistant now, but Chromebooks are still lagging behind. Currently, only the Pixelbook and Pixel Slate support Google Assistant on Chrome OS. That should be changing...

Google Pixel 3, Google Pixel Slate, and Google Home Hub Hands-on!

The long road of the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL  rumor mill has finally come to an end today. After more leaks than we have ever seen for a device, the folks at Google finally got up on a stage and made things official. We compiled everything that Google regarding the new phones...