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February 22, 2013

Google adds new touch to its Chromebook Pixel

  • The Pixel starts at $1,299, with a nearly 13-inch display screen that responds to the touch or swipe of a finger.
  • By MICHAEL LIEDTKE
    AP Technology Writer

    SAN FRANCISCO — Google is adding a new and more expensive touch to its line of Chrome laptops in an attempt to outshine personal computers running on software made by rivals Microsoft and Apple.

    The Chromebook Pixel unveiled Thursday includes a nearly 13-inch display screen that responds to the touch or swipe of a finger. That duplicates a key feature in Microsoft Corp.'s Windows 8, a dramatic makeover of the world's leading operating system for PCs.


     
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