• Google's Pixel Slate: Great Chromebook, not-so-great iPad/Surface rival

    1 day ago - By Fast Company

    With an optional keyboard and pen, this device wants to split the difference between tablet and laptop. But the meshing of Chrome OS and Android needs work.
    Since their 2011 launch, Chromebooks have been synonymous with low-cost, easily managed laptops that have strong appeal for education. But in 2013, when Google shipped the first Chromebook Pixel-a premium machine with a touchscreen-it became clear that the company was intent on exploring new frontiers for its browser-centric Chrome OS operating system.
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