Google unveils Cr-48 Chrome OS notebook

Google is preparing for the launch of its Chrome operating system in 2011, which runs web-based applications, instead of legacy PC software. And now they unveiled the first Chrome OS laptop, which is actually a test notebook for their Pilot program and will be available exclusively to participants in the program.

Google will giveaway the Cr-48 Chrome notebook to interested users, businesses , schools, non-profits and developers based in the United States and in return, they’ll expect you to use it regularly and send them detailed feedback. As for the specs, it is built by Inventec, weights 3.8 pounds and is equipped with 12.1-inch display. There’s built-in Wi-Fi and 3G, a full size keyboard, oversized touchpad and a webcam for video chat. Google claims that the Cr-48 will boot in just 10 seconds, resuming from sleep almost instantly and will offer over eight hours of active usage and a week of standby time.

Google Cr-48 Chrome Notebook

You can find more details here

Related posts

be quiet! launches new power supply units

The German company be quiet! has launched a new line of power supply units. The new Dark Power Pro 10 PSUs range from 550W to 1200W in power and boast a number of interesting improvements. First thing – they tend to be very efficient reaching 93% of power efficiency, which gives them the...

GeForce GTX 750 to be second Maxwell representative

It appears that NVIDIA’s all new Maxwell family will soon get a new member after the GTX 750 Ti was revealed to be the first NVIDIA card to come with a Maxwell GPU inside. There is little information on the upcoming GTX 750 graphics card but one thing seems certain – the new card will...

Thermaltake announces Bigwater 760 Pro cooling solution

Thermaltake has announced a new CPU cooling product that targets hardware enthusiasts and hardcore overclockers – the Bigwater 760 Pro liquid cooling system. The novelty consists as usual of three main parts: the water-block, two hoses and the main unit. The main unit...

Leave a comment