Monday, August 25, 2014
Acer's fresh Desktop Box Rides the Chrome OS Wave
Acer's fresh Chromebox CXI strength of character convey a manufacturer's suggested retail fee of $179.99 in favor of 2 GB of remembrance and $219.99 in favor of 4 GB of remembrance.
The Chromebox CXI -- which can place upright or else be present attached to a VESA mount -- skin texture a skeleton with the aim of is 6.51 inches ample, 5.12 inches tall and 1.3 inches deep, with an overall volume of recently 0.6 liters. With the aim of strength of character let somebody have it "one of the smallest to be had footprints" in the sphere of the desktop marketplace, according to Acer. The company thought the computer's optimized depletion of hole is designed to progress to it appealing to space-conscious users like libraries, cube and classroom environments and enterprises with the aim of rely on task-based terminals.
'Thousands' of Chromeboxes handy by the side of just the once
Powered by an Intel Celeron 2957U workstation, the Chromebox CXI offers comfortable management in favor of IT administrators, Acer thought. Users can deploy apps across anywhere from single to thousands of policy via the Web-based Google Management Console, and the OS and every applications with the aim of maintain been downloaded strength of character be present consequentially updated each six weeks.
The Chromebox CXI's Powerwash countenance strength of character in addition progress to it comfortable in favor of administrators to apparent resident user data and restore the device to factory settings when on earth desired, according to Acer. With the aim of income every downloaded library, photos, saved networks and other preferences can be present quickly deleted from the Chromebox whilst users transform, with no heartwarming the genuine data saved to prior users' accounts.
Designed to gumboot up in the sphere of more or less 8 seconds, the Chromebox CXI skin texture a 16 GB solid state drive and comes with pre-installed net apps and access to other than 30,000 other apps, themes and extensions by the side of the Chrome net put in storage. It in addition provides wireless connectivity via 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and Gigabit Ethernet.
Other skin texture include four USB 3.0 ports, a smart-card bookworm underneath up to a 32 GB SD tag, a LAN docks in favor of wired exchange ideas links and a combo audio jack in favor of depletion with microphones and headsets. The Chromebox CXI bundle includes a VESA mount kit, USB baby grand and mouse.