It’s a 13-inch machine, with similar physical dimensions to its predecessor. Getting it into a backpack or carry sleeve will be no trouble at all thanks to its superskinny 13.6mm design. At 1.39kg (3.06 pounds), you won’t need to hit the gym before trying to carry it anywhere, either.
First it appeard to be a hoax, the leaked video of the Google Pixel, but after a few days the leaders from Googleplex in Mountain View spoke, the Pixel is for real. And based on the specifications I would say this is a developers dream. A 3:2 aspect ratio, which means height, not width, a 2560x1700px 12.85-inch screen should offer a highly configurable screen with as much lines as your eyes can distinguish.
There is however a tiny problem, the computer runs ChromeOS, and as a developer who wants to run his own local servers, has his own database,… continue reading
The guys at the Verge wrote down what i wanted to say about this laptop that probably isn’t going to be. Throw any OS on it you’d like and I’d be a happy puppy. Please somebody make this, right now!
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Link to Hackernews discussion.
On display in Berlin this week is a prototype of Samsung’s Series 9 ultrabook running a 2560×1440 display.
The Samsung Series 9 is an existing laptop that is ultrabook-approved, quite thin, and a reasonable 1.63 kilograms. It’s a 15-inch laptop, just like the new, slimmed down MacBook Pro, though there is a 13-inch variety as well. The current model has a resolution of 1600×900, which is pretty good for an ultrabook but not even close to 2560×1440.