Chrome OS could soon support always-listening keywords, may debut on the Samsung Chromebook Pro

Chrome OS could soon support always-listening keywords, may debut on the Samsung Chromebook Pro

Even though Andromeda is seemingly right around the corner, development on Chrome OS isn’t slowing down one bit. More and more Chromebooks are picking up Android apps, and new releases are on the way. One of those new releases that we’re excited for is the Samsung Chromebook Pro, and according to new evidence, it might be packing more features than expected.

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HP Chromebook 11 with 4G LTE lights up at US retailer

HP Chromebook 11 with 4G LTE lights up at US retailer
Just because Google hasn’t officially announced the HP Chromebook 11 4G LTE release date doesn’t mean the cellular-capable laptop hasn’t stealthy launched,
according to Best Buy.
The retailer confirmed to TechRadar that the 11.6-inch Chrome OS laptop is on its shelves in select stores (not online), and takes advantage of US carrier Verizon’s LTE network when Wi-Fi is out of range.
That comes at a price. The HP Chromebook 11 with 4G LTE costs $379 (about

HP Chromebook 11 with 4G LTE shows up at Best Buy

HP Chromebook 11 with 4G LTE shows up at Best Buy
Just because Google hasn’t officially announced the HP Chromebook 11 4G LTE release date doesn’t mean the cellular-capable laptop hasn’t stealthy launched,
according to Best Buy.
The retailer confirmed to TechRadar that the 11.6-inch Chrome OS laptop is on its shelves in select stores (not online), and takes advantage of the Verizon’s LTE network when WiFi is out of range.
That comes at a price. The HP Chromebook 11 with 4G LTE costs $379 (likely

Lenovo to go Chromebook crazy this summer as Google laptops gain momentum

Lenovo to go Chromebook crazy this summer as Google laptops gain momentum
All of a sudden, it seems, Google Chromebooks are the ‘in’ thing in the computing world and Chinese manufacturer Lenovo says it wants to take a ride on that upward curve.
At the ongoing CES 2014 expo, the ThinkPad and IdeaPad maker revealed it has “multiple” models running the Chrome OS in the pipeline, all coming this summer.
Those laptops, President of Lenovo North American Jay Parker said, will come in a variety of configurations and price points He told CNET: “I think Chromebooks can be very impactful in the market really quickly. We believe the market will accelerate greatly in the next 12 months.”
Making noise So far, Lenovo’s impact in Chromebooks has been limited to models aimed at businesses, but the consumer drive will come as notebooks running Google software really start to make noise.
Last month we brought news that Chromebooks accounted for 21 per cent of all laptop sales from January to November last year; a figure which doesn’t even count the Christmas rush.
With a host of affordable new models just announced at CES, 2014 could be the year Chromebooks step out from the shadow of Windows and Mac and turn the big two a big three.
* Speaking of CES 2014, Lenovo has scooped a TechRadar Best of CES gong. Click here to see the winners.

Source TechRadar