Apr 1st 2015
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Google unveils Chromebit: Tech News Today 1228
Chromebit turns any TV or monitor that supports HDMI into a Chromebook.
Guests: Mike ElganGoogle unveiled a Chromebook dongle called the Chromebit, which turns any TV or monitor that supports HDMI into a Chromebook. It's being made by Asus. The Chromebit will be available this summer at a yet-unannounced price. Google also introduced the cheapest Chromebook yet: the $149 Hisense Chromebook, as well as a device called the Haier Chromebook 11. Both have 11.6-inch displays, run quad-core ARM processors from a Chinese company Rockchip, and have 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. Google also announced a $250 laptop that converts into a tablet called the Asus Chromebook Flip. For the full episode, go to twit.tv/tnt/1228 Bandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by Cachefly.