Google announced the availability of Chromebook made by their partners Samsung and Acer. “Chromebooks” which is a Chrome operating system-based notebook PC will be available online from June 15 in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Netherlands, Italy and Spain, Google Inc said, adding that more countries will follow in the coming months.
With a Chromebook you won’t wait minutes for your computer to boot and browser to start. You’ll be reading your email in seconds. Automatic updates the software on your Chromebook will get faster over time.
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Chromebooks will last a day of use on a single charge. And with optional 3G, you’ll have the web when you need it.
Chromebooks have many layers of security built in so there is no anti-virus software to buy and maintain.
At the core of each Chromebook is the Chrome web browser. The web has millions of applications and billions of users. Trying a new application or sharing it with friends is as easy as clicking a link. A world of information can be searched instantly and developers can embed and mash-up applications to create new products and services.
With HTML5 and other open standards, web applications will soon be able to do anything traditional applications can do, and more.
Google also announcing Chromebooks for Business and Education. This service from Google includes Chromebooks and a cloud management console to remotely administer and manage users, devices, applications and policies. Also included is enterprise-level support, device warranties and replacements as well as regular hardware refreshes. Monthly subscriptions will start at $28/user for businesses and $20/user for schools.
In the U.S., Chromebooks will be available from Amazon and Best Buy and internationally from leading retailers.