Google working on Chrome OS for Intel Haswell chips: More Chromebook battery life ahead!

chromebooks with intel’s new haswell chip will be the new thing and it will be big than the apple computer


It’s a safe bet that we’ll see Chromebooks(s goog) with Intel’s(s intc) new Haswell chips inside as Chrome OS code shows various references to Intel’s next big product. Haswell is the name of the fourth-generation Core processor and is officially expected to launch at Computex in June. The chip promises a vast improvement in battery life and sleep states, with Intel hoping to double the run-time of computers that use it when compared to devices — such as the Chromebook Pixel — running on current Ivy Bridge chips.

haswellSo what’s the evidence that Haswell-based Chromebooks are in the works? Chrome Story author Dinsan Francis spotted numerous references to Haswell in code for Chrome OS. The code name for the device build is Slippy and I did my own code-hunting to verify Francis’ report. Haswell is mentioned all throughout the code, as is Lynx Point, the chipset controller expected to…

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