Chromebooks are synonymous with cheap PCs. I mean, they run Chrome OS, a bare-bones operating system that’s essentially Google Chrome with some Google apps sprinkled around it In many ways, Chromebooks are "lesser" computers; they usually...Show More Summary
Safari is the browser app that comes bundled by default on OS X and iOS devices, although we’re sure that there are some who might opt to install a different one on their devices, like Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and so on. Well as it turns out, that number might not be as big as we thought. Show More Summary
Soon Google Drive won't be the only option for cloud storage on your Chromebook. Speaking at an enterprise-focused Chrome Live online event, Google announced that Box integration will soon be coming to Chrome OS. In a forthcoming release...Show More Summary
Last time Google talked about Chrome and Windows XP, word was the company would support the OS “until at least April 2015?. You may have noticed that we are well into April and Google is still providing updates for Chrome on XP. So just how long will this generosity last? More »
Vlad Savov, writing for The Verge: While reviewing the new MacBook Pro with Retina display, I ran the usual Verge battery test on Apple’s new machine. With the screen set to 65 percent brightness, it cycles through a series of websites until the laptop’s battery gives out. Show More Summary
Early adopters have had access to a redesigned Chrome OS launcher since last month. Now, Google is making that feature available to all users of its web-based operating system. Today's fresh, stable update to Chrome OS also comes packed with a number of Material Design elements, bringing a new look to the Files app and the default typeface. Show More Summary
Late last month Google introduced a new update for Chrome OS to the beta channel which brought several changes to the table, including Google Now integration and an improved voice search experience with the Chrome Launcher 2.0. Now that same experience is making its way over to the stable channel.
Back in 2014, Microsoft ended extended support for Windows XP. However, after almost 1 year, the operating system still has a decent market share – despite the fact that the OS might not be secure and not supported by Microsoft anymore. However, Microsoft’s rival, Google is extending support for its Chrome browser for Windows […]
Google has announced an update to the stable channel for Chrome OS today that brings a number of notable changes, including a refreshed Files app. The update bumps Chrome OS up to version 42.0.2311.87, and in addition to bringing the Files app up-to-date with Material Design guidelines, the update brings support for password protected files, along with an updated calculator app.
Google has rolled out the latest version of Chrome, the version 42 for Windows, OS X and Linux users. The latest update will be automatically recognized by the browser, or users can also download it manually via Google, and Linux users need to install the Distro package manager. Show More Summary
Chrome 42 brings a new push API, fixes and enhancements, and the answer to life, the universe and everything. Google has pushed the latest version of Chrome — version 42 — to the stable channel for users on Windows, OS X and Linux. Your...Show More Summary
There’s no question that Google Chrome is one of the best web browsers you can get, but it’s long been a resource hog under OS X. By simply avoiding it on the new MacBook, your battery could last more than three … Read more ›
It was already known that Google’s second-generation Chromebook Pixel, the new version of its flagship laptop running Chrome OS, was to launch in the U.K. next after debuting in the U.S. last month. However, Mountain View has now confirmed an official launch date and pricing. Read More
Google has announced Chrome Live, an online event that will focus on Chrome in the enterprise. Chrome Live will take place on Wednesday, April 22, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:10 p.m. EDT. It will focus not only on Chrome, but also Chrome OS devices like Chromebooks and Chromeboxes.
The Chromebook Pixel is a brilliant machine. It combines a beautiful touchscreen with some serious grunt under the hood and Google’s speedy Chrome OS. To be in with a chance of owning one, all you have to do is enter our giveaway...Show More Summary
The Intel Compute Stick is up for preorder, but the Asus Chromebit won't be around until this summer, according to Google. Clearly there's a showdown in the making here.
The 2015 Chromebook Pixel is an impressive laptop, running Google’s lightweight, but highly capable Chrome OS, which runs fast and without all the crapware you get with Windows machines. It packs a 12.85? ultra-sharp touchscreen wit...
Google added support for Android apps in Chrome OS, but there are only a few Android apps in Chrome Web Store. Developers tested the apps and tweaked them to work well in Chrome OS, even if they were created for phones and tablets.Now there's an app for Chrome and Chrome OS that lets you run Android apps. Show More Summary
People have been wondering for a while now whether it really makes sense for Google to have two separate operating systems. There are signs that Chrome and Android are getting closer. What is Google up to and how far can it go?
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