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Does Microsoft have what it takes to take on the Chromebook and the iPad?

Added: 24.04.2017 15:45 | 3 views | 0 comments

Microsoft is expected to unveil Windows 10 Cloud next month, and leaked specs suggest that it is being positioned as a competitor to Google's Chromebook platform. And what about the iPad?

From: www.zdnet.com

Lenovo adds $279 Flex 11 to its Chromebook laptop lineup

Added: 24.04.2017 4:08 | 9 views | 0 comments

The 2-in-1 device features a 11.6-inch touchscreen with 360-degree hinge, rugged design, and support for Android apps from the Google Play Store.

From: www.zdnet.com

Leaked Microsoft document confirms Windows 10 Cloud and a Chromebook competitor

Added: 21.04.2017 19:25 | 4 views | 0 comments

A Microsoft document detailing the minimum hardware specs for Microsoft Windows 10 Cloud-powered laptops seems to be the best evidence yet that Microsoft plans to launch a Chromebook competitor on May 2.
Windows Central a “recommended minimum spec” document, presumably handed out to Microsoft’s partners. The document outlines what Microsoft hopes to achieve with what the document calls an “Edu Cloud device” (and industry watchers have dubbed "Cloudbooks"): all-day battery life, a quick boot and resume cycle, and at least a quad-core Intel Celeron processor powering it all. It’s also titled “Windows 10 Cloud Performance Targets,” confirming the name of the new OS.

From: www.pcworld.com

Windows 10 CloudBooks: Here's how they may stack up against Chromebooks

Added: 21.04.2017 17:28 | 7 views | 0 comments

Minimum specs for devices running Windows 10 Cloud that are meant to compete with Chromebooks in the education market have leaked.

From: www.zdnet.com

Lenovo Flex 11 Chromebook Release Date, Price and Specs

Added: 19.04.2017 18:04 | 10 views | 0 comments

The Lenovo Flex 11 goes on sale in April for $279.

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Lenovo's Flex 11 joins the ranks of Android app-loving Chromebooks

Added: 19.04.2017 13:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Lenovo's Flex 11 Chromebook is one of the new generation of Chromebooks hitting the market this year. Announced Wednesday with a starting price of $279 and due to ship sometime in April, it also boasts a 360-degree hinge and extra-sturdy construction.
The Flex 11's ability to change from clamshell to tablet and any position in between is even more appealing now that Android apps will be part of the Chromebook's bag of tricks. Chrome isn't really designed for tablets, but Android is. At the same time, Android may sometimes be easier to deal with using a real keyboard. The Flex 11 lets you have it your way. 

From: www.pcworld.com

​Samsung's Galaxy S8 does DeX: Is it a Chromebook challenger or virtual desktop play?

Added: 18.04.2017 16:00 | 9 views | 0 comments

As Samsung's DeX and the Galaxy S8 stands today there's a role for the device as a Chromebook alternative. It remains to be seen if it's a virtual desktop infrastructure option.

From: www.zdnet.com

Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 20GF0001US 11.6″ Chromebook, Intel Celeron N3150, 4GB RAM, 16GB eMMC - $139.99

Added: 18.04.2017 4:42 | 4 views | 0 comments

Staples offers Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 20GF0001US 11.6" Chromebook, Intel Celeron N3150, 4GB RAM, 16GB eMMC for $139.99. ...

From: www.dealepic.com

Microsoft's next Surface may be a Chromebook competitor for schools

Added: 13.04.2017 12:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

If a low-cost Microsoft Surface with a cloud-based Windows operating system sounds a lot like a Chromebook, that’s probably no coincidence. Windows PCs have lost ground in the U.S. education market to Google’s browser-based laptops. As Microsoft sends out invitations for a May 5 event in New York, rumors suggest the company will announce a Surface for schools—among other things.
Microsoft’s invitation to the event included the hashtag “#MicrosoftEDU,” framing the announcement within the context of the classroom. Microsoft is expected to weave together several announcements: a new Surface device, a new, managed Windows Cloud operating system, and probably a look ahead to the next major Windows update, dubbed Redstone 3. Other possibilities include a quiet refresh of the Surface Pro 4 with a new 7th-generation chip, as well as an intriguing but unsubstantiated rumor that some form of Windows Cloud could replace Windows Mobile.

From: www.pcworld.com

Microsoft to host education event May 2

Added: 12.04.2017 18:04 | 8 views | 0 comments

Microsoft is hosting an education-focused event in New York City on May 2, and the tech titan is expected to reveal new software and hardware. The company sent out invitations a day after it launched the Windows 10 Creators Update, the latest major feature release for its current operating system.
Microsoft is working to make its devices and services appeal to educators, especially as the company faces increased competition from Google’s G Suite and Chromebooks. Both companies are locked in a war over which business will power the future of productivity, and education is a major battleground for each.

Microsoft attached this image to the email it sent inviting journalists to its May 2 education event.

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