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HP Readies a Chromebox for a Spring Release

By |February 7th, 2014|Categories: Tech News|Tags: , , , , , |

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Posted 02/07/2014 at 10:09am | by Paul Lilly

Google’s army of Chrome OS devices continues to grow

Are mainstream users ready to live primarily in the cloud? With all the Chrome OS devices coming out (along with the ones that are already available), this year will be a good litmus test for the platform. Joining the ranks of those offering a desktop solution is HP, the world’s second largest PC maker, which plans to launch a Chromebox in  the spring. HP’s Chromebox will initially debut in the U.S., though the OEM is mum on the price.

For now, HP just wants to let the world know it’s willing to look beyond Windows, if that’s indeed what customers want. The HP Chromebox will come in a variety of color options — Smoke, Silver, Ocean Turquoise, Snow White, and Twinkle Black — so […]

Best Buy Marks Down First Generation Surface Pro 128GB to $500

By |January 31st, 2014|Categories: Tech News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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Posted 01/31/2014 at 9:40am | by Paul Lilly

Sale ends on Saturday

It hasn’t even been a full year since Microsoft launched its first generation Surface Pro for $900, a price tag that undoubtedly scared off more than a few buyers. When we tested the Surface Pro, we came to the conclusion that it has “more than enough power for any casual computing need,” though cheaper and lighter solutions made it a tough sell. If pricing is all that held you back, take note that Best Buy is currently selling the original Surface Pro for $500, which is $400 off its original retail price.

Finding first generation Surface devices selling for less than the original retail cost isn’t exactly a difficult task, but as far as sale prices go, this is the lowest we’ve seen the Surface Pro with […]