You've got to hand it to Google — they just won't give up on the Chromebook dream. The company's latest hardware partner is none other than HP, who has helped reduce the cost of the internet-connected laptop to a mere $279.
Apple touted its 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display as "the highest-resolution notebook ever" when it was released last June, but the company has backed off those claims after the debut of the latest Google Chromebook.
Between the failure of Palm’s webOS platform after HP took over and that company’s ongoing financial headaches, the news that most of the remaining development team for the open-source Enyo framework is heading for the exits should be little surprise.
Ever since Apple bought up cloud-based music distributor LaLa there's been speculation that Cupertino was going to put iTunes in the cloud. All of your music, available anywhere you had an Internet connection, streaming to your laptop, desktop, or iOS device (probably for a fee). But time passed and Apple did...nothing. So it seems. But maybe, just maybe our favorite computer and gadget maker is thinking bigger than just CeeLo's number one hit whenever you need a kickstart.
That's right, kiddies. Every year it's the most magical time of the year when all the good little boys and girls who have to travel during the holidays are rewarded with wide open WiFi, free of charge, from those jolly elves in Mountain View.
There may appear to be no love lost between Apple and Google these days, but the search giant’s CEO still appears to appreciate the dough they’re seeing from search on the iPhone -- at the same time as he brags about selling upwards of 200,000 new Android handsets each day.
It may not be a love-fest between Google and Apple these days, but internally at least, the search giant is showing Cupertino some love by phasing out Windows-based systems and replacing them with Macs.