Tag Archives: Chromebook

Since 1999, Thinclient.org has been reporting the thin client computing market as well as the ChromeBook, Zero Client, Android clients, Pi Raspberry Clients and Thick Client market. Generally the cloud computing market since it started with companies such as Citrix back in the late 80s.

Chromebook Request For Proposals Feb-12 Thin Client Computing

Chromebook Request For Proposals Feb 12 Ten or so different Chromebook projects with around 20,000 units in requirements, if not more. Indiana — Four thousand seven hundred twenty-five (4725) or more student and staff Chromebooks — NOTICE TO BIDDERS Warrick County School Corporation Boonville, Indiana The Warrick County School Corporation (WCSC) is seeking suppliers to provide four thousand… Read More »

Browsers – NFC (Near Field Communications) by default in Chrome Engine Now

Google Chrome Interactive Features Chrome Gets NFC enabled Editors Note – All of the most mature Browser Lockdown products for secure desktop use the Chrome Engine. This latest device integration by Google is significant. NFC (Near Field Communications) is a core technology used often in self-service kiosks. Browsers have become the viewports for all. Excerpt from TechRadar: Web browsers… Read More »

Chromebook Touchscreen – Touch Screen Computers

Chromebook Touchscreen News Editor Notes Chromebook touchscreen computers are a popular item when it comes to a thin client or restricted computer client. IT administrators usually hold up a big sign that says Patch Management with Windows is Hell. I know I used too (then we switched to LTSB). There is something to be said for Windows-based thin… Read More »

Chromebooks and services Parkway School District accepting bids for – 7500

Chromebook RFP Parkway School OBJECTIVE  The district is currently accepting proposals from vendors for the following model: o Chromebook: Acer C-733T  The district may also purchase smaller quantities of Chromebook devices between May 1, 2021, and May 1, 2022.  The District requires delivery within 30 days of receipt for additional purchase orders to our warehouse… Read More »

ChromeBook 2021 Predictions

2021 Predictions for ChromeBook For those of you who’ve been around for more than a year, you likely remember us making the same sort of grandiose statements last year around this time, excited by the proposition of new 10th-gen Intel-based Chromebooks and the slew of MediaTek MT8183-touting Chrome OS devices we were expecting. While some of those devices showed up… Read More »

Chromebook RFP North Carolina

New RFP for Chromebooks Yancey County Schools. Lenovo 300e Touchscreen Chromebook ● Display: 11” ● Memory: 4 GB ● Storage: 32GB Four Year Warranty ● No deductible ● Free shipping both ways when there is an incident ● Hardware fail ● Accidental Damage Protection (ADP) ● Theft/loss ● Spare parts on site, if desired ● 3-year battery warranty… Read More »

Chromebook RFP Examples – New Touchscreen Chromebooks Qty 2000

Example this month Wilson County Public Schools — Lenovo 300e Touchscreen Chromebook qty 1637 ● Display: 11” ● Memory: 4 GB ● Storage: 32GB Four Year Warranty 1637 ● No deductible ● Free shipping both ways when there is ● an incident Hardware fail ● Accidental Damage Protection (ADP) ● Theft/loss ● Spare parts on site, if desired… Read More »

Cloud PC Rumors Microsoft Desktop As A Service Flying – Too Little too Late?

News article on ZDNet this week got the rumor mill going on Microsoft finally launching a Windows Desktop As a Service via Azure. The writer found a job description on Microsoft website which details the role. Microsoft’s vision of Cloud PC is that it is the only M365 powered user compute experience delivered from azure and managed by Microsoft – at… Read More »

Chromebooks – HP new for enterprise workers at home

From VentureBeat May 2020  HP today unveiled three new Chromebooks and other mobile solutions for enterprise workers in lockdown. The launch demonstrates how quickly big companies are moving to target mobile products at people working from home during the coronavirus pandemic. Chromebooks, based on Google’s Chrome operatin… HP today unveiled three new Chromebooks and other mobile solutions for enterprise workers in… Read More »

Chromebook Thin Client – Intel’s Project Athena & Chromebooks

Intel’s at CES newest stab at UltraBook. Setting standards. Mostly Windows. Partnering with Google Announced Chromebook. intel took the stage at CES 2020 to deliver their keynote like they do kind of year after year and right in the middle of it they took a few minutes to talk about the progress that they’ve made on project Athena… Read More »

Chromebook 2019 of the year

From AboutChromeBooks My pick for 2019 Chromebook of the year  December 31, 2019  Kevin C. Tofel  5 Comments Chromebook Pixel 2015, Chromebooks, Clamshell, Google, Pixel Slate, Pixelbook, Pixelbook Go It’s been an exciting 2019 in the world of Chromebooks, which comes to an end today. And about two weeks ago on a podcast, I shared what my Chromebook of the year is. But I put off writing… Read More »

Thin Client vs. Thick Client vs. Zero Client: What’s the Right Fit for Your Business?

From Biztech — read full article link by Jacquelyn BengfortTwitter Jacquelyn Bengfort is a freelance writer based in Washington, DC. A social anthropologist by training, she writes on topics from education to the military, gender to fictional post-apocalyptic worldscapes. How thin can you go? New clients continue to be introduced, like HP’s unveiling of the t310 G2 All-in-One Zero… Read More »

NComputing’s $229 Chromebook CX110 laptop

With the company’s vSpace Client application, users receive a year’s access to its virtualized Windows desktop service.

Source: www.zdnet.com

Google and its partners have managed to sell a lot of Chromebooks without requiring access to Microsoft’s Windows ecosystem. But having that access — alongside the usual Chrome OS experience — would allow users to have their computing cake and eat it, too. At least that’s what virtualization company NComputing is hoping to achieve with its new Chromebook.

 

The CX110 is a traditional Chrome-based laptop, but with one key difference: It includes a year’s access to the firm’s new vSpace Client for Chromebook software, which provides a Windows desktop experience on a Chromebook device via a centralized vSpace Server, which can provide up to 100 virtual desktops.

Intel: Big Winner In The War Between Chromebooks And Cheap Windows Notebooks

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) sold 15 million tablets in Q3 2014. However, the company’s mobile chip division posted another $1.04 billion in operating loss for Q3. While the management is promising significant reduction in contra reve Source: seekingalpha.com Chromebooks are rising star and now even MS has 10″ tablets for sale at Walmart running Win8, at the low low price… Read More »

With Chromebook for Work update, Google ups the ante on the enterprise

Google recently announced major updates through its Chromebooks for Work program. Will it be enough to entice more enterprises? Source: www.techrepublic.com With the latest updates, Google has focused on fulfilling requests from business customers. For example, a single sign-on capability has been added so that users can sign into their Chromebook with the same corporate login they use… Read More »