Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Leak rebuffs notions of Acer Chrome OS devices anytime soon

updated 06:30 pm EDT, Fri May 14, 2010

Acer has major event in late may but no Chrome OS

Talk of Acer launching Chrome OS devices at Computex isn't accurate, a countering claim said today. The company will reportedly have an event on May 25th, but neither this, Computex nor other nearby events would include Google's new desktop OS. What would appear at the event wasn't mentioned by the Engadget sources.

One possible candidate is the Ethos notebook line, which got an early preview in March but has yet to be officially announced on a broader level. Acer often has a yearly introduction of a new design for its portable line, such as when it introduced the Gemstone and Gemstone Blue ranges.

Chrome OS is officially due to ship only in the second half of the year and should be more developed than it was when Google first showed the platform in 2009, but may not necessarily be close enough that either Acer or Google can show it on an official level.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Dell AD211 Bluetooth speaker

For all of the high-priced, over-engineered Bluetooth speakers in the electronics market, there is still room for mass-market solution ...

VisionTek 128GB USB Pocket SSD

USB flash drives dealt the death blow to both the floppy and Zip drives. While still faster than either of the old removable media, sp ...

Kodak PixPro SL10 Smart Lens Camera

Smartphone imagery still widely varies. Large Megapixel counts don't make for a good image, and the optics in some devices are lacking ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News