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News Briefs: MediaTek-based Chromebooks, Samsung Pay on Gear A & more

MediaTek-powered Chromebooks to arrive in late 2015/ early 2016 MediaTek has revealed that it is working on processors to be used in Google Chromebooks. The company president C.J. Hsieh stated at the Computex trade fair last week that although in limited number, it has major Chromebook manufacturers as clients and the same will be confirmed […]

Nexian Chromebook

XOLO & Nexian Chromebooks debut in India, priced at INR 12,999

Google on Friday announced the launch of the new Chromebook models from XOLO and Indonesia’s Nexian in the Indian market. The XOLO and Nexian Chromebooks have been priced at INR 12,999 and will go on sale in the next few days. The pre-orders are now live for Nexian Air Chromebook. Originally announced in March this […]

Haier Chromebook 11

Google announces $149 Chromebooks from Haier and HiSense

If you thought Chromebooks couldn’t get any cheaper from $199, you were wrong. Google on Tuesday announced the arrival of two $149 Chromebooks from its new Chrome OS partners – Haier and HiSense. Haier is introducing the new Haier Chromebook 11, and HiSense is releasing the HiSense Chromebook. As you can expect given the low […]

Acer Chromebook C910

New Acer C910 Chromebook model is powered by 5th-gen Intel Core i5 processor

Acer has announced that it is adding a new model to its C910 Chromebook-series, which is powered by 5th-Gen Intel Core i5-5200U processor. Targetted to education and business customers, the new model has been priced at $499.99 and will go on sale in April in the United States. “The new faster performing Acer C910 Chromebook […]