42°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

Google launches cheapest computer yet

2 years 8 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, March 31 2015 Mar 31, 2015 March 31, 2015 6:56 PM March 31, 2015 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Michael Marsh

NEW YORK- Google wants to undermine Microsoft and unveiled its cheapest Chromebook yet priced at $149.

It wants to gain a stronger foothold in the school and overseas markets. There are two versions, one made by Hisense and the other by Haier. Hisence's can be ordered at Wal-Mart and Haier's will be available through Amazon.com.

Chromebooks don't have a hard drive and function as terminals dependent on an Internet connection. They have steadily gained popularity, especially in schools. The roll outs coincide with Microsoft's arrival of a lower-priced Surface tablet.

More News

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days