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Chrome Show: Acer overtakes Samsung’s Chromebook sales lead

There’s a new king of Chromebooks(s goog): All hail Acer! The company accounted for 30 percent of all Chromebook sales last quarter according to TrendForce’s research. That’s not just good for Acer but also for Intel(s intc) since its chips power the Acer devices. In fact, some folks already have the Acer Core i3 Chromebook and have shared some positive thoughts that we discuss on this week’s podcast.

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Hosts: Janko Roettgers and Kevin C. Tofel

The Chromebook sales crown is slipping from Samsung’s head

An early look at the Acer Core i3 Chromebook

Chrome OS Stable gets pinch-to-zoom for touchscreens

One million Chromebooks sold to schools in the second quarter of this year

Never gonna give you up: Chromecasts can be hacked with the Rickmote Controller

BBC Sport and Frequency get Chromecast support

Google’s Project Athena is unveiled publicly.

Chrome fonts in Windows are about to look a little bit better (beta)

What’s your most-used app or extension? We share ours.


One Response to “Chrome Show: Acer overtakes Samsung’s Chromebook sales lead”

  1. joemarini

    You have to be on the same Wi-Fi network as the Chromecast in order to Rickroll it, so unless you have an open network, you don’t have much to worry about.