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Google slashes Chromebook prices, tweaks Chrome OS

11/21, 12:50pm

Google gets aggressive on Chromebook sales

Google on Monday took a pair of steps to revitalize Chrome OS. A new black Samsung Series 5 Chromebook is launching in the US The Wi-Fi only model is identical to the earlier version but drops down from $430 to $350, making it Samsung's first Chrome OS system under the $400 mark.


Rumors: Acer, Samsung sold under 5,000 Chromebooks early on

11/10, 8:05am

Chromebooks may have had poor turnout in summe

Google's Chromebooks may have been non-starters on their arrival in June, PC field reports alleged on Thursday. Between arrival and the end of July, Acer's Cromia 700 shipped just 5,000 units, Digitimes' tipsters claimed. Samsung's higher-priced Series 5 would have sold less than that.


Google Chromebooks go on sale

06/15, 2:10pm

Google Chrome OS hits stores

Google marked its official step into desktop operating systems Wednesday by shipping the first Chromebooks. Both the Acer Cromia and Samsung Series 5 are on sale today both through Amazon (above) and Best Buy's online shop. France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK can get it as well but will have to turn to local retailers.


Acer Cromia, Samsung Series 5 Chromebooks up for pre-order

06/09, 4:05pm

Acer and Samsung Chrome OS notebooks ready to sell

Google's Chrome OS partners made good on promises on Thursday after the two both started pre-orders for their respective Chromebooks. Both the Acer Cromia and the Samsung Series 5 are available to order early from Amazon and Best Buy less than a week ahead of their official June 15 ship dates. Tthe 3G and Wi-Fi versions are ready at the same time.



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