Google Store link shows Pixelbook, Chrome tablet and Pixel 3 orders start on October 9

A hidden Google Store link shows that new device orders may begin on October 9, the day Google is expected to show off a refreshed Pixelbook, the Chrome OS tablet code-named “Nocturne” and new Pixel phones. Get your credit cards ready!

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Nocturne Chrome tablet to have higher resolution screen than Pixelbook with a 3000×2000 display

Google has quietly changed the Chrome OS code for Nocturne, its first Chrome tablet expected to launch at the #MadeByGoogle event on October 9: Instead of the originally planned 2400×1600 resolution, the screen res will be 3000×2000.

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First look at what appears to be the Pixelbook tablet, aka: Nocturne

Chrome OS external keyboard images show an interestingly thin tablet that lines up nicely with the specs I’m thinking will be in Nocturne, expected to debut on October 9. Here’s what it looks like.

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Here are the Brydge Wallaby and Goanna keyboards for Chrome OS tablets

Brydge is making a pair of keyboards for upcoming Chrome OS tablets and here’s what they look like. Both have dedicated keys for the Google Assistant and Hamburger menu options.

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Interchangeable Chrome OS keyboard bases with Google Assistant key for tablets coming

With more Chrome OS tablets expected to launch, the platform will support a range of them and they will be interchangeable. That means a choice of keyboard base for your tablet.

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Chrome OS 69 hits Stable, brings Project Crostini support for Linux apps and more

After months of development, Project Crostini brings Linux app support to the masses with Chrome OS 69 for the Stable Channel. The new version released today also includes a dozen other solid features.

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An HP convertible with LTE might be the Nocturne Chromebook: A twist on the Chromebook X2

Connecting dots between Chrome OS code changes, recent FCC tests and Google’s October 9 event suggests that Nocturne may be a revision of the HP Chromebook X2 with LTE and possibly a secondary thin keyboard attachment.

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Project Crostini getting Linux app notifications in Chrome OS

Linux apps are getting the same treatment as those that run Android when it comes to notifications on a Chromebook. The backend solution is slightly different but will be just as useful when it arrives in Chrome OS.

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How to view the differences between two Chrome OS versions

With this custom URL, it’s easy to see what’s new or changed between two Chrome OS versions on the same channel in lieu of full release notes.

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Atlas and Nocturne Chromebooks may natively support Acoustic Echo Cancellation

Annoyed by hearing yourself echo on a voice or video chat with a Chromebook? That may be a non-issue going forward thanks to AEC support for Atlas and Nocturne.

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Chrome OS 70 to transform tablets with a smart auto-switch to desktop mode

Using a Chrome tablet or detachable Chromebook as a single, main computing device becomes much more feasible with its ability to smartly switch between tablet and desktop mode when using an external display.

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