Ina Fried

Recent Posts by Ina Fried

Google: Chromebooks Coming to Best Buy, Dixons

Aiming to boost adoption of its Chrome OS-based laptops, Google said on Thursday that the systems will soon be available at select retailers.

About 100 Best Buy stores in the U.S. and an unspecified number of Dixons retailers in the U.K. will carry the Chromebooks, which use Google’s cloud OS and are made by companies such as Samsung and Acer. Google had indicated that the devices would be coming to retail stores.

Chrome head Sundar Pichai said that Google continues to work with other hardware makers and Intel, and expects many more devices by the holidays.

The announcement came during Day 2 of the Google I/O developers conference.

RELATED POSTS:


Latest Video

View all videos »

Search »

First the NSA came for, well, jeez pretty much everybody’s data at this point, and I said nothing because wait how does this joke work

— Parker Higgins via Twitter