It’s been a few weeks since we’ve seen anything new or eye-catching in regards to the device only known as ‘Kevin’. What we know up to this point is that ‘Kevin’ will: be a convertible device have stylus support (likely stow-able) be outfitted with the newly-released Rockchip RK3399 SoC have GPS support We can now […]Continue Reading
One of the primary focuses here at Chrome Unboxed is future hardware. After all, our early days were all about new devices! What is coming feels just as important as what is here now, so we will continue looking for the latest and greatest developments in the Chrome OS ecosystem.
It looks as if our reports of the device codenamed ‘Elm’ have come to fruition. It has been outed by Roland Quandt (via Liliputing) that the Chromebook R13 by Acer is coming soon.Continue Reading
As we previously reported, a new MediaTek-powered device is coming. And it looks like it is coming very soon. According to this recent commit, we can see that ‘Elm’ has made it to the PVT (Production Validation Test) phase. This phase is the final step before production can begin, answering the question:Continue Reading
Speculate a bit more with us, will you? The image above is from a mystery Chromebook that a fellow Google+ user claims to have in his possession. (the post has since been taken down) Just this morning, a slightly shrouded Google+ post surfaced with some very, very interesting claims. And they match up quite well with […]Continue Reading
If you haven’t already, take a look at the other three posts this week regarding the new Rockchip 3399 processor and pen input coming to Chrome OS (and it’s follow-up). They will give you some insight before reading this post. All of those Chromium commits referenced above were centered around a testing baseboard codenamed ‘Gru’ […]Continue Reading
Thanks to our own +Gabriel Brangers and +Brandon Lall, we’ve uncovered some very interesting info in the Chromium commits that point to definite movement surrounding the latest Rockchip 3399 SoC. As a newer entrant into the Chromebook game last year, Rockchip provided the SoC (System on Chip) for a few fantastic devices last year, including […]Continue Reading
Thanks to some eagle-eyed digging in the Chromium commits, +Brandon Lall has uncovered a very interesting nugget involving a device likely made by ASUS, touting a touch display, Skylake processor and back-lit display. Here’s the breakdown. In this first commit, we see the device is code-named “Cave” and we get a pretty good indication of […]Continue Reading