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Apple Where Is The 7th Generation Airport Extreme?

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4th Generation Apple Airport Extreme Released on October 2009

4th Generation Apple Airport Extreme Released on October 2009

Apple is starting to scare me. I have been waiting for this Mac Event all year.
And not because I am on the market for a new Macbook Pro but because I had
high hopes that Apple will announce the 7th Generation Airport Extreme at this event.

I am still running on a 4th Generation and while is a relic it also shows how good the Apple Airport Extremes are. I bought mine in October 2009 and it has been running 24/7 for 7 years with no issues.

I still remember the days of constantly rebooting my DLinks and Linksys router and don't plan on going back to a sub-par networking experience.

That been said the last time Apple refreshed the Airport Extreme was in 2013 and it
has never gone this long without a refresh and with today's virtually announcing an exit of the display market it scares me to think that they also exited the networking market andwill not release anymore Airport Extreme.

I will try to hold on making a network upgrade for a couple more months but if it become
certain that Apple do not plan in releasing a 7th gen I will need to look into a viable alternative.

So far I only have three possible candidates.

I really want a 7th Generation Airport Extreme but I am really doubting it will
happen and that is a big disappointment because they are the most reliable routers
in the market.

Let see what happens.

Best Chromebook Laptops You Can Buy Right Now (mid 2016)

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Google Pixel Chromebook

Google Pixel Chromebook

Google hit a home run with the Chromebook’s. They are fast convenient and best of all affordable.

I strongly believe Chromebook’s are the perfect laptop for most people not doing heavy video, imaging or code editing (this one is the best for those task)

Now the problem with Chromebook is that there is an ocean of them and while Chromebook’s are affordable if you go to cheap it will hurt your experience and make you regret your purchase.

Lower end Chromebook are plagued with buggy mouses, poor build quality and terrible displays. The good thing is that good Chromebook are not that expensive.

Here we have our top four Chromebookour opinion. Take them into consideration when deciding on your next purchase.

Note that we pick this Chromebook based on reviews, features and price.  So you won’t see the Google Pixel here. While the Pixel is an awesome Chromebook at $1300 is not really a good value.

So lets gets started with our top four Chromebook’s (mid 2016 list)

1) Dell Chromebook 13 Laptop With HD Display and Back-lit Keyboard

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The Dell Chromebook 13 is a beauty both in design and on performance. Dell really wanted to put a nice Chromebook out to stand out on the sea of cheap ones.

The Dell Chromebook 13 laptop features a fiber carbon and magnesium alloy finish making it both sleek and durable.

It also has a full hd IPS display a feature missing on most low end Chromebook laptops.

Dell Chromebook 13” Laptop Highlights:

- Business class performance features the latest 5th Generation Intel Celeron 3205U Dual-Core Processor, 4GB RAM, 16GB SSD, Bluetooth 4.0 and Intel HD Graphics Card
- 13.3" Anti-Glare Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS Wide Viewing Angle Display, Full size business-class backlit keyboard featuring a Precision touchpad with seamless glass and integrated buttons
- Sleek design and made with Strong and durable materials, Including Magnesium-alloy chasis, Soft-touch paint finish and woven carbon fiber Notebook
- Backlit illuminated keyboard.
- Durable 6-Cell Battery Providing up to 12 Hours per Charge, 1 USB 3.0 port, 1 USB 2.0 and 1 HDMI 1.4 Port, MicroSD Slot and Noble Lock Slot
- Dell Business 1 Year Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service and Remote Diagnosis, Chrome OS With a quick start-up time of under 6 seconds

2) Acer Chromebook 15 C910 Laptop

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If what you are looking for is a big beautiful HD display the Acer C910 is one of the rare 15.6” Chromebook in the market. Most high end Chromebook top out at 13” but the Ace C910 15.6 widescreen display will be perfect for watching movies.

Acer Chromebook 15 C910 Highlights:

- Intel Celeron Dual-Core Processor 3205U (1.5 GHZ)
- 4 GB DDR3L SDRAM
- 32 GB Solid-State Drive
- 16-Inch HD Screen, Intel HD Graphics
- Chrome, Up to 9-hour battery life
- Intel Celeron Dual-Core Processor 3205U (1.5 GHZ)
- 4 GB DDR3L SDRAM

3) Asus 13.3" HD Premium Chromebook

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The Asus is another 13” Chromebook with a premium build and nice specs. It feature an HD display and an Intel Dual Core CPU.

Asus HD Premium 13” Chromebook Highlights:

- 13.3 inches High Definition LED-Backlit Display (1366x768); HD Webcam
- Intel Celeron Dual-Core 2.16GHz Processor, Intel HD Graphics
- 2 GB DDR3 RAM; 16 GB Solid-State Drive (SSD); No CD or DVD drive
- Can open/edit MS Office files using free embedded QuickOffice editor or Google Docs, and can download Microsoft Office Online (an online version of Microsoft Office) for free. Cannot install standard MS Office software.
- Chrome Operating System; Black Chassis

4) Samsung Chromebook 3 11.6 Laptop

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The Samsung Chromebook 3 11” laptop gives you plenty of power in a smaller more portable package. If portability is what you are after then this is the one for you.

Samsung Chromebook 3 11” Laptop Highlights:

- Intel Celeron N3050, 1.6 GHz (2M Cache, Max Turbo Speed 2.16 GHz)
- 2GB LPDDR3 Memory1600 MHz, 16GB SSD, Intel HD Graphics
- 11.6 inch HD (1366 x 768) LED backlight Display with Widescreen and Anti-reflective; HD Buit-in Wecam(720P)
- Bluetooth 4.0, IEEE 802.11ac; Headphone, microphone combo; DC-In, 1xUSB 2.0, 1xUSB 3.0, 1x HDMI, 1 Micro SD Multimedia Card Reader
- Google Chrome Operating System, Battery Life Up to 11 Hours, Color-Metallic black