Silicon Valley News

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Google unveils cloud-based Chromebook



Google co-founder Sergey Brin heralded the unveiling of its  new laptop computer that uses its Chrome operating system and allows users to store their applications online as the introduction of "a new model of computing."

A Google blog post yesterday says their Chromebook notebook, which boots up in 8 seconds, will go on sale June 15. The first Chromebooks will be made by Samsung and Acer. The Samsung laptop will cost $429 with Wi-Fi and $499 with 3G. The Acer notebook will sell for $349. Read more.