New Chromebooks to Boot Up Faster

Who wouldn’t be excited about a much faster Chromebook?

At the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in Beijing, China, a Chromebook demo was caught on video with one of Intel’s new generation of processors, the Sandy Bridge.

As you will see, the 5-second boot up time is attributed to continued development work on an open-source Coreboot project, which Google developers have been adding code to.

Naturally, we are speculating that this work will lead to faster Chromebooks.

About Cliff Boodoosingh

Cliff Boodoosingh has been writing on Internet-based technology for more than 10 years. At Dow Jones he covered the money markets, Canadian dollar and daily hot stocks. He authored Regional Analysis sections and competitor profiles for business intelligence reports on the mobile/wireless markets at Marcus Evans. He recently moved from managing digital publications and media coverage for the Technology Division at VerticalScope to oversee content development at Rates.ca, a new personal finance portal.
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