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Acer C7 gets Battery and RAM Boost

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The Acer C7 is one of the entry level Chromebooks but has lacked true portability with only roughly 4 hours of battery life. Acer has implemented a new 6-cell battery which should boost the performance to around 6 hours of battery life. This puts it on par with the Samsung Chromebook. Acer has also doubled the RAM from 2GB on ... Read More »

Samsung Chromebook gets Netflix Support through HTML5

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Netflix, Google and Microsoft have all teamed up to make Netflix available on the Samsung Chromebook. This announcement was made today on the Google Forums. In the past Netflix has been driven from Microsoft’s Silverlight framework which is not compatible to Chrome OS. HTML5 is the technology used to make this happen on the Samsung Chromebook. Chromebook owners will not ... Read More »

Chromebook Share of Internet Traffic Jumps 700%

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According to Chitika, traffic generated from Chromebooks has jumped 700% from it’s previous study in December 2012. Currently Chromebooks make up .07% of all web traffic. Chitika states, “To quantify this study, Chitika Insights analyzed hundreds of millions of online ad impressions within the Chitika Ad Network from January 12th through January 18th, 2013. The team then evaluated Chrome OS ... Read More »

Linux Founder Linus Torvalds Sings Praise for Pixel Chromebooks

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Linus Torvalds started a soundboard today on his praise of the newly minted Google Pixel and in the meantime shelling the current PC Industry. This is not very surprising considering where his allegiance lies but interesting none the less. A few quotes can be found below with the Google + entry. https://plus.google.com/+LinusTorvalds/posts/dk1aiW4JjHd Read More »

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