May 11, 2011 by USA Post
Chromebook Google, Internet search giant Google has introduced the Chromebook, a laptop that is said to be built and optimized for the web. All device characteristics, including its operating system, security options and programs are based on the Web. According to Google, Chromebook takes 8 seconds to boot up and use. It will also feature automatic updates, seamless and without antivirus software.
“Its applications, games, photos, music, movies and documents are accessible wherever you are and not have to worry about losing or forgetting your computer back up,” reads a statement on the official Google blog.
PC makers Acer and Samsung will manufacture the Chromebooks, available through Amazon and Best Buy.
Samsung’s version weighs just over 3 pounds and features a 12.1-inch screen, an Intel Atom Dual-Core, built in Wi-Fi and 3G, high-definition webcam, 4-in-1 card slot memory, full-size keyboard and a large trackpad, fully clickable.
Acer’s version includes many of the same features, but is lighter, includes a slightly smaller screen and adds an HDMI port.
Google did not give details on how will sell for Chromebooks. The company also launched a Chromebooks for Business and Education program that offers monthly subscriptions to students and businesses to use the devices from 20 + and 28 respectively.
Google took the wraps off its OS-powered mobile Chrome on the second day of Google I / O in the case of San Francisco on Wednesday. The company said the netbook “built and optimized for web” would go on sale starting June 15 in seven countries. Although India is not one of these 7 countries, Chromebook is expected to come to the country later this year.
Google Chrome OS has been designed keeping in mind the web and most of its features will be available only if the Chromebook is connected to the Internet. Using Google services like Google Docs and Gmail to provide basic functionality for users.
“Everything that can be stored on the web. I can pull this off (Chromebook) in a river, and I will not lose my stuff. There is no need for virus protection. No updates are annoying. N patches. There are no patches for patches, “said Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Chrome, taking a dig at Microsoft Windows, a software operation that has to be constantly patching new error correction.
In the event on Wednesday showed two Chromebooks Google built by Samsung and Acer. The Samsung has a 12.1-inch screen, support for 3G & Wi-Fi and more than eight hours of battery time. In the U.S. W-Fi version will cost and 429, while the 3G version is priced and 499. The Chromebook Acer, which has an 11.6-inch screen, and will cost 399. Both Chromebooks be driven by dual-core Atom processors manufactured by Intel. Google says that both will start within eight seconds.
“Every Chromebook has instant power. Setting up and running in three minutes. If you are one of the 160 million users of Chrome, Chrome Sync obtain all relevant data in seconds Chromebook. Every time you open the lid, will be connected before you can write a sentence, “Pichai said.
Google later added that online support would allow for services like Gmail, Cal, and documents.
Google said the companies could use to Chromebook a monthly fee and 28 months. In return, Google will not only provide Chromebook but also provide software and hardware support. The cost of schools and institutions has been set at 20 and by users.
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