Google Announces Release Date for Chrome Book

Google is hoping to fundamentally change the way people experience the web with their new Chromebook cloud-based laptop which goes on sale June 15th.  The device being produced by both Acer and Samsung includes  flash and offers a wide variety of apps via the Chrome Web Store.  Service.   Pricing plans at the moment are  $20 a month for educational use and $28 per month for enterprise.  A 3-year subscription will be required for both contracts.

The retail ticket  prices will start at $349 for the Acer Chromebook (WiFi) and go up to $499 for the Samsung Series 5 (3G). Chromebooks will be available via Amazon and Best Buy.  They’ll also be sold in UK, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Italy – with the vendors to be announced soon.

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