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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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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Atlas Chromebook, possibly the Pixelbook 2, gets fast NVMe support for SSD storage

The 4K Atlas Chromebook will have speedy NVMe support for its local storage, just like the current high-end Pixelbook. Could this be the high-end detachable laptop Google debuts on October 9 at its #MadeByGoogle event?

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Will Atlas, Nocturne or both be a Pixelbook 2 at the #MadeByGoogle event on October 9?

The #MadeByGoogle hardware event is happening on October 9 in New York City where we should see at least one, if not two, new detachable Chromebooks. Will it be Atlas, Nocturne or both?

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This LTE module could mean always on connectivity for the Pixelbook 2

The FCC is assigning new IDs to both a Wi-Fi/Bluetooth module and an LTE chipset to none other than Google. There are many device possibilities here, but pairing this news with previous evidence of the Pixelbook 2 suggests a Google-branded LTE-capable Chromebook.

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Why Cheza, the Snapdragon 845 Chromebook, could run for 20+ hours on a charge

The Cheza Chromebook — essentially a detachable Chrome OS tablet — will use the Wand keyboard which has its own internal battery. Code suggests the two power packs will work together and that could bring some serious run time on a charge.

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4K Atlas Chromebook to use IMX208 front camera, supporting 1080p video chat

The 4K detachable screen of the unannounced Atlas Chromebook might wow your eyes but the 1080p-capabled IMX208 camera sensor should wow folks you video chat with.

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Pixelbook 2, likely the Atlas detachable 4K Chromebook, tipped to launch in 2018

For two key reasons, I think the Atlas 4K Chromebook will launch as the Pixelbook 2 (or Pixelbook 2018 if you prefer) tipped to launch before the end of this year.

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Deal: HP Chromebook X2 available for $519.99 direct ($80 savings)

HP is now selling the Chromebook X2 directly on its website for $519.99, which is $80 off MSRP, with orders currently set to ship on August 3. It’s an outstanding device if you want a detachable Chromebook.

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HP Chromebook X2 on sale for $569.99 at Best Buy: $30 off MSRP

Now’s a good time to nab an HP Chromebook X2 if you were hoping for a small sale: Best Buy is offering the detachable Chromebook for $30 off, bringing the cost down to $569.99. This base model is great for typical Chromebook tasks but developers might want to hold off for a configuration with more memory.

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Meet Wand: A detachable Chromebook with batteries in the keyboard base and tablet display

Say hello to Wand: A detachable Chromebook device that will have a battery in both the screen and the keyboard base. We might see longer run times as a result, plus a less “top heavy” Chromebook with removable tablet display.

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