Dell Readies 2015 Education Lineup

by Tom Allen

Dell’s new additions to its education portfolio include a laptop, tablets and a Chromebook. All four products (Chromebook 11; Venue 10 and 10 Pro tablets; and Latitude 11 Education Series laptop) are ‘playground-proof’, with …

Tags:Android| Chromebooks| Dell| Education| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| tablets| Vol 22 - Issue 08| Windows

Chromebook Pixel 2 Revealed in Bug Report

by Tom Allen

A big report in the Chromium project issue tracker reveals that Google is developing a second-generation Chromebook Pixel (Display Monitor Vol 20 No 8). The original Pixel had a 12.8″ display and 2560 x …

Tags:Chrome| Chromebooks| Convertible PCs| Google| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Vol 22 - Issue 08

Samsung Showcases Collaborative Classroom Technology at TCEA 2015

by Helen Vince

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. is highlighting its fully integrated one-to-one learning package – Samsung School – at TCEA 2015 this week, as well as its full suite of education products and solutions including Galaxy tablets and smartphones, …

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Toshiba Refreshes Chromebooks With Higher Resolution

by Tom Allen

The second generation of Toshiba’s Chromebooks has been introduced, with two different screen resolutions and up to 11.5 hours of battery life. As Chromebooks, the CB30-B-103 and CB30-B-104 are designed to be used while …

Tags:Chromebooks| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| toshiba| Vol 22 - Issue 06

Acer Iterates on 15″ Chromebook Design

by Tom Allen

Acer showed off several new products – possibly the largest portfolio of new devices of any company that we met with at BETT. Two Chromebooks – the C740 and C910 – were introduced. Following …

Tags:Acer| BETT 2015| Chromebooks| Convertible PCs| Education| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Vol 22 - Issue 05

New Google Play Highlights Software Focus

by Tom Allen

The Google stand was, naturally, dominated by Chromebooks – Google’s low-cost notebook product that is seeing rising adoption in the education market. However, the main news was Google Play for Education (GPE): an initiative …

Tags:Android| BETT 2015| Chromebooks| Google| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| tablets| Vol 22 - Issue 05

The Advent of the Chromebook Era

by Bob Raikes

Mobile – Now that the holiday shopping blitz is behind us (almost) Amazon has released sales data on the West’s most important retail buying period, that seems to indicate the rise of the Chromebook over …

Tags:Amazon| Chromebooks| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 01

Acer Celebrates Win as Sole PC Maker

by Raverstead

Acer’s C720 Chromebook and Acer Travelmate B113 laptop have won two Awards of Excellence from Tech & Learning. The company was the only PC maker to win awards in the New Product category this …

Tags:Acer| Awards| Back Panel| Chromebooks| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Vol 21 - Issue 47

Apple Gives Way to Google in the Classroom

by Raverstead

According to IDC, Apple’s iPads have been overtaken by Google’s Chromebooks in US schools for the first time. 715,500 Chromebooks were shipped to schools in Q3, compared to 702,000 iPads. Chromebooks now represent 25% …

Tags:Apple| Chromebooks| Education| Google| IDC| iPad| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 48

Rugged Chromebook Said to Arrive in March

by Raverstead

Acer wants to introduce a rugged Chromebook in March next year, according to a source speaking to The C740 will be designed for use in classrooms, with a brushed iron metal design and …

Tags:Acer| Chromebooks| Intel| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 21 - Issue 49

Rumour: Convertible Chromebook Set for 2015

by Raverstead

It has been claimed that Acer will launch an 11.6″ touchscreen Chromebook in the first half of 2015. Taiwan-based supply chain sources have said that the product will be convertible; users will be able …

Tags:Acer| Chromebooks| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Quanta| Vol 21 - Issue 47

Rumour: Lenovo Developing Low-Cost Chromebook

by Raverstead

There is a rumour that Lenovo will launch a low-cost Chromebook early next year, targeting the sub-$170 segment. Members of the Taiwanese supply chain say that the product will use CPUs from Rockchip Electronics.

Tags:Chromebooks| Large Display Monitor| Lenovo| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 21 - Issue 45