This week on The Chrome Cast, we spend some time unpacking the recent – and frankly surprising – jab Apple chose to take at Chromebooks during their latest keynote presentation. In very non-Apple fashion, the company chose to quickly mention Chromebooks when talking about their latest, entry-level iPad and though it was a bit of a misdirection, the fact that they brought up Chromebooks at all is very interesting to say the least.
For the second half of the show, we spend more time on the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. Specifically, we unpack some rumors that have circulated this week surrounding the core makeup of the Tensor SoC we’ll know much more about in just a few weeks. While we were all happy enough that Google looks to be delivering a new, custom Tensor chip that should deliver some on-device processing chops we’ve never had in a Pixel before, we weren’t expecting mind-blowing speed. It turns out we may be getting that, too.
- New rumor says Google’s Pixel 6 Tensor SoC could outperform the Snapdragon 888
- Apple’s jab at Chromebooks in their iPad keynote is misleading and a little flattering
- Pixel 6 and Potato Chips: Google Japan posts “crispy” Pixel teaser
- A mysterious new MediaTek SoC shows up in development for future Chromebooks
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