When Chromebooks were first announced I thought they are going to be a big hit in markets like India. They did well in the education market and smartphones beat them here in India. When the second wave of Chromebooks came (the $249 Samsung Chromebook and the like) I hoped for them to be popular in India. […]
Chromebit - Chrome OS Powered Mini Computers
Chormebits are small and inexpensive computers running Chrome OS. These devices are as small as USB sticks that you carry. Plugin this into a TV or a monitor which has an HDMI port and start using using your Chrome OS mobile computer!
Chromebits were announced long back and we almost thought that Google dropped the whole project. But now, the Asus Chromebit, an Chrome-OS-in-a-stick device that connects to any display that has an HDMI input port and makes it a Chromebook / Chromebox. Google is positioning this device as something that businesses can use for their kiosks and […]
Google’s Chromebit project was announced a while back but we are yet to see any product in the market. If you are really keen on the concept of Chromebit, there is a DIY alternative. Get an Intel Compute Stick and follow instructions that developer Ian MORRISON has put together. Intel Compute Stick looks pretty much like […]
Sunchip from Shenzhen, China is preparing a Chromebit that they can offer at $49, if everything works out well. There is some lack of clarity about the information available at the moment, hence the “?” in the title. First of all, the price, the video from ARMdevices.net says “price is around $49 for 1 thousand pieces out […]
Here is an interesting Chrome extension, one that lets you open links using Firefox. A useful one for those who use Chrome and Firefox simultaneously. The extension adds a (you guessed it correct!) Firefox icon to your Chrome toolbar. When you are on any web page, click this icon to open the same page using […]
Meet the newest addition to the Chrome and Chrome OS family, Chromebit. It is a Rockchip 3288 powered Chrome OS device that connects to any HDMI display and converts it into a Chromebook. Looks like it is time for me to add a few more categories to my blog here! We do not have a lot […]