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If you were looking to purchase the next-generation of the Google Pixel Slate Chrome OS tablet, then we have some bad news for you. Google has confirmed that the Pixel Slate will not receive a successor.  "Chrome OS has grown in popularity across a broad range of form factors, and we'll continue to work with our ecosystem of partners on laptops and tablets,” said a Google spokesperson in a statement to Business Insider. “For Google's first-party hardware efforts, we'll be focusing on Chrome OS laptops and will continue to support Pixel Slate." Google hardware chief Rick Osterloh followed up on that statement with a tweet: Hey, it's true...Google's HARDWARE team will be solely... Read more...
Devices running Google's Chrome OS have quickly gained traction in the marketplace, and have become staples in the classroom thanks to easy device management and low cost of entry. Despite its rising fame, there are still a few areas where Chrome OS could use a bit more polish, one of which involves performance in tablet mode. This laggy performance has even been noticeable in Google's own first-party hardware -- namely the recently released Pixel Slate. Many reviews of the devices lamented the poor performance in tablet mode, while these same issues were non-existent in its traditional "laptop" mode. Although Chrome OS was designed from the outset for laptop operation, there really... Read more...
About a month ago Google showed off its latest Chrome OS tablet called the Pixel Slate; the machine is positioned to directly compete against the Surface Pro 6 unveiled the same month. Preorders via the Google Store are underway starting at $599 for the base version of the Slate; any Slate purchase via the Google Store comes with three months of YouTube TV for new subscribers. Pixel Slate buyers can choose the base Intel Celeron-powered Slate with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage for $599. Up a rung on the ladder is the Celeron-powered unit with 8GB of RAM and 64GB of storage for $699. Stepping to the Core m3 processor with 8GB of RAM and 64GB of storage will bump the price to $799. Those... Read more...
Google announced three new hardware products yesterday in New York City. While all have been leaked in the days and weeks leading up to the event, the devices were still impressive to behold, as we got hands-on time with the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel Slate and Google Home Hub. Starting off with the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, these Android Pie smartphones have 5.5- and 6.3-inch displays respectively and are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processors paired with 4GB of RAM. The phones are available in 64GB or 128GB storage configurations, and a single 12.2MP rear camera (which is augmented by Google's excellent Pixel Visual Core) is joined on the frontside by dual selfie cameras. Prices for... Read more...
Are you looking for a device that can easily transition between work and play? If so, you may want to update your holiday wishlist. Google just announced its latest tablet, the Pixel Slate. Google states that the Pixel Slate boasts a “versatile operating system, matched with high-performance hardware”. The device is supposed to provide a high-quality entertainment experience and assist users with their workloads. It includes up to twelve hours of battery life so that users can use their tablet both at work or in class and at home. The Pixel Slate is 7mm (roughly 0.28 inches) thin and weighs in at 1.6 lbs. It features curved 2.5D glass, rounded edges, and the display takes up most... Read more...
We've got another whopper of a leak that hit the airwaves today. This time around, it's the Google Pixel Slate, which isn't supposed to make its official debut until week. It joins the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, third-generation Chromecast, and Google Home Hub as the latest leak out of Mountain View. This time around, MySmartPrice has obtained what appears to be official press renders of the Pixel Slate, which was developed under the codename Nocturne. According to the publication, the device -- as we have reported previously -- will have a fingerprint sensor along its top edge (when oriented in landscape mode). The rather minimalistic design also features two USB-C... Read more...
We've been hearing quite a bit about Google's Chrome OS tablet, codenamed Nocturne, in recent weeks. Most recently, the tablet allegedly appeared in renders provided by keyboard maker Brydge. Today, however, we're learning that the device could be among the first from Google to support long-rumored dual-boot compatibility with Windows 10. According to some references in code found by 9to5Google, there are some clear indicators that Windows 10 support is inbound for Nocturne, which will reportedly be marketed under the name Google Pixel Slate. One of the quotes discovered in the code reads, “Windows 10 will BSOD early during boot […] with the way things are currently... Read more...