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Google to offer $20 / Month ‘student package’ for Chrome OS laptops

Google should be announcing Google OS laptops today and Forbes has heard from a Google executive that there will be an announcement of a $20 / month “student package” combining hardware and online services, and hints at business packages at some point down the road.…

Samsung probably launching Chrome OS netbook, Galaxy Tabs this month

Samsung has three events lined up in the US this month. The first one is for an AT&T smartphone, we’ll skip that. The second two events are more interesting. The second will be held on May 11, next week, right after the end of Google…

Acer Chrome netbook to have Atom chip, HD display, HDMI output

A couple of days before Google debuted Chrome OS, there was a screenshot leak of a keyboard that supposedly belonged to an Acer netbook with the yet to be released OS. The keyboard showed a layout different from the usual Windows setup and optimized for…

Chrome OS netbooks to be subsidized with monthly payments?

Chrome OS netbooks and notebooks are expected¬† out in Q2 or mid-year, basically in the next three months. That much has been confirmed on multiple occasions by Google, like here. We’ve heard rough price estimates between $250 – $600 which is exactly what standard Windows…

Chome OS notebooks launching in Q2, touchscreen support spotted

Earlier this month, Google’s VP of product management Sundary Pichai tweeted that Chrome OS devices from partners would be out mid-year. That’s been confirmed once again by Pocket-lint who’ve been told by Google to expect devices out in Q2 in the UK and several other…

Google Chrome CR-48 shipments end, retail Chrome netbooks in the next few months

Google’s pilot Chrome CR-48 notebook program in the US has ended with Google’s VP of product management Sundar Pichai stating that all available units have been shipped. The original announcement was 60,000 units and we saw two rounds of shipments with the latter batch adding…

Archos Gbook might be a Chrome OS netbook

Pocketnow has discovered that Archos is seeking trademark protection in Europe for the term “Gbook” and suspects it may be a Google Chrome OS netbook due to the name and descriptions in trademark filing suggesting a device similar to their Windows CE based Arnova netbook.…

CR-48 Chrome OS Notebooks Destroyed, Work Still Gets Done

What happens when you lose or accidentally destroy (or intentionally, in this case) a Chrome OS netbook or notebook? You get a new one immediately (one of those CR-48 beta testing units) so you can continue on working because all your data is in the…

Acer’s ZGA Chrome OS Netbook (AOG761) Scrapped

This week’s Google event has passed by with Chrome OS finally going official, however it is far from ready and no Chrome netbooks are going on sale this year or even early next year. There was that CR-48 notebook but that’s a limited run for…

HP Also Has A Chrome OS Netbook Planned

At the Google event the other day, Google announced that Acer and Samsung would have Chrome OS netbooks out in the first half of 2011. You can be sure that other manufacturers will be releasing their own Chrome OS netbooks too and Digitimes has word…

Chrome OS Netbook and App Store Announcement Next Week Likely

Google’s launching an event next week (December 7), and although they haven’t stated what’s in store, a few sites have laid out what they expect, with the help of inside sources. Google’s own branded Chrome OS netbook and application store will both be announced.

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Chrome OS Netbook Codenames Revealed, IndyCar Theme

If you had any doubts that Google will be launching their own branded Chrome OS netbook next year then you might want to check out the New York Times. Google’s saying exactly that:

the company will introduce to the public a lightweight netbook computer that …