With a very nice and rhythmic poem, Google announced to launch its Chromebook in more than nine countries, including New Zealand and Belgium. Google this Monday, 2nd June 2014, announced to make the Chromebooks available in Belgium, Chile, Denmark, Italy, Norway, New Zealand, Spain, Mexico and the Philippines. Chromebooks can be purchased either via online stores or at the selected retail stores.
The announcement on the Google Blog landed with a poem,
So we’d like to say our Hellos
to our new global Chromebook fellows:
Kia ora to our New Zealand mates,
where getting on-line will have shorter waits.
Kumusta to new friends in the Philippines,
a better way of computing is what this means.
Hallo to all the folks in Norway
Speed, simplicity and security are coming your way.
Hej Hej to the people in Denmark
Built-in virus protection will be your new computing benchmark.
To Mexico and Chile, Hola we say
Tons of apps and free automatic updates are starting today.
And in the coming weeks — very soon, you’ll see —
Chromebooks will be in Belgium, Spain and Italy.
Chromebooks run on Google Chrome OS and has almost every Google app, including GMail, Google Maps and YouTube. These notebooks are especially tailored for educational purposed only, and mainly has apps working only when connected to Internet. Chromebooks are very easy on pockets and cost around $300.
The devices are probably not the weakest, but does have specs which are little low for a regular user. A regular Chromebook from HP houses 4th Gen Celeron Dual Core, 4GB of DDR3 RAM and 16 GB of SSD as a hard drive. A few of the Chromebooks come with a 100GB or 50GB of Google Drive storage. Chromebooks are also power efficient, they have a battery backup of around 8.5 hours and boots up in just few seconds.