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HP's new Chromebook hits the magic sweet spot between budget and premium

HP's new Chromebook hits the magic sweet spot between budget and premium

HP is breathing new life into its Chromebook x360 14 series with 11th-gen Intel chips and a step up in memory from eMMC format to PCIe SSD. All of that starting from the same prices as last year.

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Google is gunning for faster hardware, whether or not you see it

Google is gunning for faster hardware, whether or not you see it

Google is pushing harder on silicon investment and scaling down from what it can do with motherboards to focusing on systems-on-chips. Leading that effort will be Uri Frank who joins the company after two decades of custom chip design engineering and as an executive at Intel.

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Acer's new Chromebooks for education include spill-proof keyboards and antimicrobial coatings

Acer's new Chromebooks for education include spill-proof keyboards and antimicrobial coatings

Schools will be spoiled for choice from Acer as they consider upgrading their Chromebook fleets this year. Five new models are coming into play with all of them certified to take a beating from kids and a splatter of bacteria. Plus, one of them being a Qualcomm LTE-connectable device.

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Leak depicts a seemingly much cheaper Galaxy Chromebook successor

Leak depicts a seemingly much cheaper Galaxy Chromebook successor

If, for whatever reason, you wanted a hotrod of a Chromebook, Samsung had it for you this year with the Galaxy Chromebook. With 10th-gen Intel silicon, a 4K display, and $1,000 price tag, it had everyone one could ever need for such a machine. But it looks like we could be getting a sequel as early as February. Says who? Says some stranger with a swiped presentation slide on Twitter.

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Apple wants to ditch Qualcomm completely, begins testing its own cellular modems

Apple wants to ditch Qualcomm completely, begins testing its own cellular modems

Apple has been making strides with its in-house System-on-a-Chip (SoC) designs lately, especially with the company's new M1 desktop chipset. However, Apple is still using modems designed by other firms, which has sometimes become a point of contention with iPhones. According to comments by Apple's top chip executive, the company could soon use its own modem designs, bringing Apple even closer to designing every component of its mobile devices.

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All the companies that have withdrawn from MWC

All the companies that have withdrawn from MWC

The coronavirus outbreak is shaking up the tech world, leading to factory and store shutdowns all over China. This could mean we'll see some production shortages, but fears of the virus spread also have more tangible effects. Many companies have decided to withdraw from or limit their availability at MWC 2020, slated to begin February 24. To hinder contamination, the fair organizer GSMA has put a vast number of actions in motion to keep attendees as safe as possible.

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USB4 is official and it's basically just Thunderbolt 3

USB4 is official and it's basically just Thunderbolt 3

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Intel sells its modem business to Apple for $1 billion

Intel sells its modem business to Apple for $1 billion

Apple develops its own processors for its mobile devices, but it relies on modems from Intel and Qualcomm for network connectivity. While Apple fought with Qualcomm over patents and royalties, Intel became the company's top choice for modems. After the dispute was settled, Intel gave up trying to make a 5G modem, and now Apple is buying its entire modem division.

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RIP: The Celeron Google Pixel Slate is officially dead

RIP: The Celeron Google Pixel Slate is officially dead

The writing has been on the wall for months, so it must not be a surprise for anyone that the Celeron Pixel Slates, the lower-end $599 and $699 models that were very briefly available and didn't impress much, are now completely gone from the Google Store. All mentions of both variants have been wiped off, as if they never existed in the first place.

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Intel, Qualcomm, and other suppliers blacklist Huawei, putting businesses in imminent danger

Intel, Qualcomm, and other suppliers blacklist Huawei, putting businesses in imminent danger

Since the Department of Commerce added Chinese manufacturer Huawei to its 'Entity List,' thus limiting its ability to import U.S.-made products, we've seen some of the company's most important supplier relationships take a hit. Alphabet may have been the vendor with the highest profile as many of Huawei's Android products rely on software services from Google. But chip producers, including one in Germany, have also had to limit their ties to the telecommunications company.

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