Can Microsoft's Surface Laptop put some hurt on the Chromebook and MacBook?

Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop is aimed at Google’s education-centric Chromebook and a longstanding student favorite, the MacBook. But the Surface Laptop may be a tough sell considering its design.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/04/can-microsofts-surface-laptop-put-some-hurt-on-chromebook-and-macbook.html

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Google backs away from making its own laptops

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The Chromebook Pixel is dead, but the future of the rumored Andromeda OS is still a mystery.

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Google defends itself after student snooping accusation

Google, which has been accused of invading student privacy via Chromebook computers, fired back at its critics in a blog post late Tuesday.

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Chromebook Pixel vs. Apple MacBook: The same, but different

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Announced just days apart, the new MacBook and Chromebook Pixel appeal to different kinds of users, but they have a few things in common.

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Google Takes on Apple in laptops: New Chromebook connects like a MacBook

Google announced a new Chromebook Pixel laptop on Wednesday, only two days after Apple unveiled its new 12-inch MacBook. 

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Google launches revised Chromebook Pixel — nicer, still not for mainstream buyers

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Google unveils the revised Chromebook Pixel, along with a brand-new online store, but the machine is still too expensive for something running Chrome OS.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/200981-google-chromebook-pixel-2015-review-roundup-faster-cheaper-better

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The world’s first 15-inch Chromebook also looks like the best Chromebook

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Acer has debuted the world’s first 15.6-inch Chromebook, and it appears to be the best Chrome OS machine for the price.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/196710-the-worlds-first-15-inch-chromebook-also-looks-like-the-best-chromebook

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Acer launches the first useful Chromebook with an Intel Core i3 CPU

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Acer recently announced that it will be shipping the first Chromebook featuring an Intel Core i3 processor, and it will only cost about $350. As Chrome OS and Chromebook hardware both become more capable, the more Microsoft and Apple need to worry. Combined with Intel’s dogged support for Chromebooks, this latest push by Acer shows that Chromebooks can be much more than just cheap laptops for kids.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/186194-acer-launches-the-first-useful-chromebook-with-an-intel-core-i3-cpu

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Verizon Flips Off Chromebook Pixel Customers


Though early purchasers of the LTE model of Google’s Chromebook Pixel were promised two years of limited data, it appears Verizon has reneged on those assurances. The WiFi-only Pixel cost $1,299 while the LTE model set back consumers an extra $150. Those who bought the system through the Google Play Store when it went on sale last April were offered 100 MB of Verizon data every month at no additional cost. That free data offer would be good for two years, and consumers had the opportunity to add more data to their plans on an ad-hoc basis.

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