Rumors keep coming regarding a new Chromebook that Google may be working on right now and with a recent statue made of Chrome and shaped like an Android robot placed on the Google campus, things are starting to sound legit. It appears that the search engine giant has a product in the making, one codenamed “puppy” and it’s a whole different Chromebook, than the one you expected.


This device is said to be powered by the ARM-based Nvidia Tegra 4 processor and it may have the ability to run Android applications. It could just be the same machine as the high res Chromebook Pixel we’ve heard about at some point. To support this rumor there’s a new device called Puppy in the Chromium source code. Google usually calls its internal product testing as “dog fooding”, so with puppy in the mix, you get the idea…

The announcement of this product may come either at MWC 2013 this month or at Google I/O 2013 in May, with the latter seeming more likely. Why? Because Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie is expected there and it’s said to incorporate some elements from Android and unify the two platforms.