8-Inch & 10-Inch Chrome Tablets ‘Flapjack’ Benchmarked

MediaTek MT8183

Chrome OS followers Chrome Unboxed have noticed that the purported upcoming Chrome tablets that have been spotted by its paper trail here and there for months, have just been benchmarked these days too. Simply being tested under the name “Google Flapjack”, the Chrome OS tablets were benchmarked in Geekbench four times in a row, with a max score of 1222 in single-core and 5002 in multi-score, as they appear to … more…

10-Inch Google Nest Hub Max Announced

Google Nest Hub Max

During Google’s press conference today, Google announced a larger smart home hub than the 7-inch one already in their lineup, as they announced the new 10-inch Google Nest Hub Max today. It looks just like a traditional 10-inch Android tablet in white, but then you immediately notice the large speaker, hub, and stand that it’s glued onto, which tells you that it’s not even a docked tablet, but another smart … more…

More Google Tabets And Pixelbooks To Come Says Google

A rumor among some tech writers got a little out of hand last month after it was claimed by a website that Google was cutting staff in computer hardware development, which led to speculation that Google might drop all tablets and Pixelbooks altogether at some point. But after a recent Google event called Cloud Next 2019, 9To5Google can report that Google is planning to launch new slim devices in the … more…

Benchmarks Sets Off Asus Or Google Chrome OS Tablet Rumors

Some of this weeks benchmarks have set off a lot of rumors and speculations while people have trying to decipher what devices are what. The benchmarks points to unannounced Chrome OS tablets and other Chrome OS devices, but at this point they are difficult to ascribe to specific manufacturers and possible model lines. About Chromebooks belives the Google Rammus with the Shyvana motherboard could be a Pixel Slate alternative from … more…

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…