The Chromebook family just got a little bigger.
Google on Tuesday introduced the Chromebook 11 from Hewlett-Packard. The $279 laptop utilizes a Samsung dual-core Exynos processor -- commonly found in smartphones and tablets -- and it comes in different colors, features a Micro-USB port for charging, and sports an improved display. There is a 4G version, although HP hasn't announced the price of that device. It is available today.
That's a step beyond the inexpensive Chromebooks that start at $199 and are currently popular with bargain shoppers. Google's hope is that the improved specifications nudge this device … Read more