Google Octopus – Benchmarks With Intel Celeron N4100 And Android 9.0

Google Octopus

I’ll be the first to admit that my investigation has been short on today’s scoop, but it may interest a lot of you that there are Google Octopus benchmarks on the internet and that Google Octopus even runs Android 9.0. Power comes in form of a Intel Celeron N4100 processor with variants of 4GB and 8GB of RAM, 32-bit and 64-bit, and a motherboard codenamed anything from “meep” to “mimrock.” … more…

Google Pixel Slate Announced

Google announced their latest tablet Google Pixel Slate today during their annual Google product and service event where they also announced the new Pixel 3 smartphones and the new Google Home Hub smart hub. The price of Pixel Slate will be $599 for the tablet, $199 for the keyboard, and $99 for the stylus when it launches later this year, in the US, Canada, and the UK says Google, with … more…

Google Pixel Slate Rumored As Name For Google’s Upcoming Chrome OS 2-In-1 Tablets

According to Android Police editor David Ruddock, Google’s upcoming Chrome OS tablet that have previously been referred to by its codename “Nocturne” will be called Google Pixel Slate when it launches in 2 weeks. The first possible pictures of the Google Pixel Slate along with the Brydge keyboard, have been published on About Chromebooks, which you probably will have seen already if you are interested in Chromebooks. The same Chrome … more…

7-Inch Google Home Hub Leaked In Pictures – Believed To Launch October 9

The Google Home Hub was leaked in the first pictures by Mysmartprice yesterday together with the flyers for it. Google Home Hub is presented as a 7-inch tablet with a speaker and power supply attached to the back of it. Specs provided in the flyers specifies dual-band 802.11 b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, far field mics, full range speaker, with a 1.5m power cable, with the hub weighing 480 grams, and having black … more…

October Tablet Launch Smackdown – Apple vs Microsoft vs Google vs Amazon

October is now lined up to become a potential convergence month in tablet launches from the largest names in the industry, as Apple, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon could all launch new tablets in October. It’s been years since we had the largest tablet brands launch major tablets within days and weeks of each other. Some of the tablet launches are assured already, while the other tablet launches are still not … more…

Computer Peripherals Leaks Suggest More New Chromebook Tablets In 2018

Brydge Keyboards

Google haven’t launched a new tablet since their 2-in-1 Android tablet Pixelbook C back in September 2015, but based on some probable third party leaks from peripheral computer manufacturers, there’s evidence to suggest that new Google tablets and 2-in-1 tablets may show up at their October 9 event alongside their new Pixel 3 phone, smart devices, new software and services. From before there’s been reason to believe that the devices … more…

Google To Launch 3 Million Lenovo Style Smart Displays For Holiday Season Says Leaks

Nikkei Asian Review has been in touch with sources in the supply chain who claims that Google is copying smart displays like Amazon Echo Show and the 8-inch and 10-inch Lenovo Smart Displays. And despite Amazon and Lenovo having what would be considered relatively low sales of these types of smart display devices, Google is said to go aggressively after a large market share from the get go, with a … more…

Motorola Patent On Foldable Tablet Hits The News

Motorola Foldable Tablet

An old Motorola patent for a foldable tablet phone has hit the news and gained press coverage the last few days, though the patent sketches reveals less than the actual real picture of the tablet already does. The story first originated from the Dutch site nl.letsgodigital.org, where the sketches shows the tablet with a tablet cover. Google bought Motorola in 2011 precisely to own the many patents that Motorola held … more…

HP Chromebook x2 Announced – First Chrome OS 2-In-1 Tablet – Powered By Intel Core CPU

HP Chromebook x2 - CHROME OS TABLET

HP announced the first Chrome OS 2-in-1 tablet today called HP Chromebook x2. HP says that they expect to launch the Chromebook x2 on June 10 from $599: https://www.amazon.com/HP-x2-2-Chromebook-M3-7Y30-4GB/dp/B07D6FN5RJ/ Specs are a little mixed for a Chromebook, with the Chromebook x2 featuring a 12.3-inch screen with 2400 x 1600 resolution with digitizer and Gorilla Glass 4, while it’s powered by a 7th gen. Intel Core m3 (7Y30) “Kaby Lake” processor … more…

2-In-1 Samsung Chromebook Said To Have Leaked

Samsung and Google jointly announced the convertible Chromebook OS laptop Samsung Chromebook Plus and Pro at CES last year, and by the looks of it there is a chance that a new Samsung Chromebook might be announced at CES 2018, but either replaced by a detachable 2-in-1 tablet or with such a 2-in-1 joining Samsung’s Chromebook family. The possible leak comes from the Chrome OS followers at Chrome Unboxed who … more…

Google Pixel C With Android 8.1 Preview

Google Pixel C was the first tablet to be updated to Android 8.0 back in August and now a even newer update can be tested out, as James Sanders of Android Police notes that with the Android 8.1 Developer preview 2, the Pixel C tablet or 2-in-1 is getting the launcher feature found on Pixel phones. Other new features for Google Pixel C includes update menu, control over icon shapes, … more…

CrossOver Chrome OS Beta Partially Enables Windows Apps On Chromebooks

The Chromebook app CrossOver Chrome OS in beta, was officially launched for regular download on Google Play yesterday, and it is one of these software that enables you to run apps from a different OS than the one you are running on your computer. And in this case, to run Windows apps on a Chromebook. But like with all of these software, it has its limitations, and definitely doesn’t cover … more…

Google Pixelbook Tablet (2-In-1) To Go Into Production Says Supply Chain Insiders

Google Pixelbook Tablet

Google launched the 12.3-inch Google Pixelbook last week on October 4, a Chromebook notebook with 7th gen. Intel Core i5 and i7 processor options, with a form factor for this notebook being a revolving laptop, but not a 2-in-1 tablet. The only 2-in-1 tablet from Google so far has been the 10.2-inch Google Pixel C 2-in-1 tablet, launched with Android 6.0 back in December 2015. But now supply chain insiders … more…

$1000 Chromebook Google Pixelbook Announced By Google

Google announced several devices at their Made By Google event today, ranging from smart home devices and new Pixel phones, to the $1000 Chromebook Google Pixelbook:https://www.bestbuy.com/site/google-pixelbook This is the most expensive Chromebook to date, although a few other computer brands have had a go at the Chromebook market this year with some more expensive than usual models themselves. Google Pixelbook starts at $999 for a Intel Core i5 (7th gen.) … more…

First Came Google Kevin Now Google Poppy, With Kaby Lake CPU

Google Poppy

On November 9 last year, a stealthy device called Google Kevin was leaked for the first time, with what would be slightly above entry level specs and performance if it had been a tablet. Since then, the hexa-core Google Kevin have been benchmark tested regularly, achieving single-core scores of around 1200, and multi-core scores of just over 1900 in Geekbench 4. But during the night, a Google Poppy device with … more…