Meet the Google Chromebook Pixel. Come for the brilliant screen, but stay for the strong performance.
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The Pixel's hardware is important, but Google hasn't neglected the software. The setup experience includes a helpful menu that highlights important features. Getting used to a touchscreen on a laptop isn't as easy as you might think.
Server Market SplitsvilleJust because the server market's in the doldrums doesn't mean innovation has ceased. Far from it -- server technology is enjoying the biggest renaissance since the dawn of x86 systems. But the primary driver is now service providers, not enterprises.