Google has quietly posted the new, official Google Pixelbook sleeve on the Google Store site. The fabric sleeve, which holds your Pixelbook and Pixelbook Pen, is an eye watering, hellishly expensive $100. If you feel so compelled, you can order one at the Store.
The microfiber exterior sleeve has a microfiber lining and a magnetic closure too keep your Pixelbook and Pen safely tucked inside. It comes in one color, Stone.
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For those of you who have a Google Pixelbook and Pixelbook Pen, Google is offering you a free loop to attach to your Chromebook to hold your Pen when it is not in use. The company has setup a site where you enter in your information and they will ship you the loop in a few weeks.
While the reviews of the Pixelbook have been gushing, one complaint from reviewers and users has been what to do with the $100 Pixelbook Pen when it is not in use. This free loop seems to be Google’s answer to the problem.
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Today’s Deal is on the Google Pixelbook and lets you score a free Pixelbook Pen. Now through February 1st, if you order a Pixelbook from Amazon or the Google Store, you will get a free Pixelbook Pen, a $99 value. There is no special code required on either site. On Amazon, visit the Google Pixelbook page, select the configuration you want and make sure you select the Pixelbook + Pixelbook Pen option. It will be added to your cart at no charge. At the Google Store, add the two to your cart and you will see a $99 credit applied to your cart at checkout.
The Pixelbook Pen allows you to access Google Assistant with a press of a button on it, so you can circle something on the screen and get information about it. It also allows for digital writing and other editing features you would expect from a digital pen.
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At the Google event this morning, the all new Google Pixelbook was announced. The premium Chromebook experience is the first Made By Google Chromebook since 2015 and the specs are pretty amazing.
The new Pixelbook is equipped with an Intel i5 processor or i7 processor and 8GB or 16GB of RAM and has three different storage options: 128GB, 256GB and 512GB. The display is a 12.3″ with 2400 x 1600 resolution. That gives it a 3:2 ratio which is what was on previous generations of Pixel Chromebooks.
The new Pixelbook is a 2-in-1 design with the tablet portion folding back behind the keyboard to give it a tablet only feel. Like other similarly designed Chromebooks, the keyboard becomes inactive when you are in this mode to prevent erroneous key presses.
Pricing will put the new Google Pixelbook in the premium category for sure. The 128GB with 8GB of RAM model will be $999, the 256GB model is $1399 and the 512GB model is a wallet shattering $1749.
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The much anticipated Google event to launch the next generation of Pixel phones, the new Pixelbook, the new Google Home Mini and many other things happens tomorrow. The event kicks off at 9 a.m. Pacific here in the US. That’s 12 p.m. Eastern and 5 p.m. London time. The event is being held in San Francisco.
As they have done with previous events, Google will be streaming the event live on YouTube.
You can go to YouTube and watch it there or you can simply watch it below. Either way, you can set yourself a reminder to tune in for the event.
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Behold Chrome OS fans: The new Google Pixelbook. The rumors have been floating for months now that Google would be releasing an updated version of their Chromebook Pixel lineup and it looks like it is going to happen at the October 4th event. Droidlife, kings of the leaks today, has gathered a lot of information on this new Chromebook and if nothing else, it looks pretty sweet.
The Google Pixelbook will come in three variants: 128GB, 256 or 512GB of storage and will start at $1199 for the 128GB model. The 256GB model will be $1399 and the 512GB model will be an eye-watering $1749. For a Chromebook. Yep, it is going to be spendy. The Pixelbook will be a 2-in-1 design with a touchscreen and, of course, will support Android apps out of the box. As for the processor configuration, that’s not known yet but you can bet it will be an Intel based chipset.
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