Webopedia Term of the Day: What is Chromebook?
Jul 08, 2011, 17:03 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Chromebook is a new category of notebook computers and mobile
devices that runs Google's cloud-based Chrome OS operating system.
While they lack the processing power and higher-end features of
standard laptops, Chromebooks are built primarily for Web surfing
and are optimized for this purpose with the Google Chrome Web
browser as well as near instant-on and instant-resume
"The first retail Chromebooks have been produced by Samsung and
Acer and feature both Wi-Fi and 3G capabilities, Intel Atom
processors, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB SSDs for storage, and either a
11.6-inch (Acer) or 12.1-inch 1280x800 (Samsung) screen."