New Acer Chromebook 11 Revealed With 8GB RAM and Touchscreen

A new Acer Chromebook 11 has shown up at Computex Taipei 2017. This looks to be a high-end option in the smaller form factor, featuring 8GB RAM, Core i3 or Core i5 processor and a touchscreen.  The laptop alternative is also a MIL-STD-810G tested device which means it has a ruggedised design to help survive classroom use. Here is the specs sheet, at least what is available for now: 7th Gn Intel Coe i3/i5 Celeron Processors Military Grade Impact Resistence Unique Liquid Drainage Design Up to 13-hour Battery Life. RAM options are available from…

Acer ticks every box when it comes to Chomebooks

Today Acer extends its Chromebook lineup with the Acer Chromebook R 13, the industry’s first convertible Chromebook with a 13.3-inch display. This new Chromebook R 13 a large 13.3-inch Full HD IPS backlit display with 1920×1080 resolution screen. The display provides integrated 10-point touch capabilities that support Tap, Swipe and Pinch-to-Zoom gestures. An HD webcam (1280×720 resolution) with High Dynamic Range imaging and 720p HD audio/video recording and an integrated microphone, sits above. The device is powered by a MediaTek M8173C CorePilot™ quad-core processor and uses 2×2 MIMO 802.11ac wireless…

New USB-C and MacBook adapters from ADAM elements

The new exquisitely designed USB-C flash drive ROMA and the premium USB adapter and cable series CASA, which ADAM elements showcased at CES at the beginning of the year, are now all available. Users of the latest MacBook will be excited to hear that the elegantly designed ROMA has not only got an additional colour to choose from with the all-new rose gold – its capacity has also doubled with the 128 GB model. With the rapidly growing number of hardware manufacturers including USB-C ports in their new devices there…

Whats new at Google I/O Day 2?

More goodness from Google. With most of the big stuff out of the way Day 2 was littered with smaller stories however here is what you need to know. Daydream VR was announced on the Day 1 keynote, however Day 2 is when the details became clear about new virtual reality push in Android N. The Nexus 6P is the first device set up to develop Daydream compatible apps, and Google has also launched a system for using another phone as a controller in lieu of yet-to-be-released Daydream controllers. Google has also confirmed…

Google Play Store for Chromebooks has been confirmed

It’s not news, more than a rumour and far from a surprise however Google has now made an official announcement about the arrival of the Play Store to the Chromebook. So, we’re bringing Google Play (the most popular app store in the world) to Chromebooks. This means you’ll be able to download and use Android apps, so you can make a Skype call, work with Office files and be productive offline — or take a break with games like Minecraft, Hearthstone or Clash of Clans. The same apps that run on phones and tablets…