Check out these action, RPG, strategy and casual games if you're looking for a browser-based pastime or quick gaming fix for your Chromebook.
We’ve written plenty about Chromebooks at MakeUseOf, and by following their progression it’s easy to tell how much these devices have evolved. From the humble Chrome browser shell to today’s full-featured OS that allows you to do quite a bit, the Chromebook is a serious contender in the laptop-lite world. Show More Summary
Google’s own Chromebook Pixel when it was launched represented a step towards a completely cloud-based future run entirely from a browser. The original Pixel was a gorgeous looking machine, powered by the Chrome OS which was an enriched version of the Chrome browser. With a terabyte of cloud storage on offer with the [...]
Dell already has the Chromebook 11 and Chromebox, with the Chromebook 13 being its third addition to a potentially growing lineup.
It's neither bargain basement nor impossibly high-end—and it looks pretty slick. Once upon a time, when Google first talked about Chrome OS and the Chromebooks that run the mobile operating system, it pitched them as business tools. But when Chromebooks finally started to catch on, it wasn't in the workplace. Show More Summary
Pushbullet announced end-to-end encryption to its Android, Chrome and Windows clients; iOS, Mac OS X and other browsers will soon be supported, as well.
If you're using the Google Chrome developer channel (or Firefox 4 Beta) have a look at the new Body Browser to explore a body in 3D. [Via Google OS.]
On Thursday Microsoft said they already have 14 million installs of Windows 10 after they released the OS to Insiders a day earlier. It seems that number, large as it is, is itself a poor reflection of the enthusiasm of the Windows community for the new OS. Statcounter, who measures web usage and by proxy […]
Chrome is a great browser, especially if you’re a heavy user of Google’s products and services. However its performance on Apple’s OS X platform is not particularly great and it has been found to be something of a battery drain. Now if you’re looking to extend the battery life of your MacBook, then perhaps switching to Safari would be a better idea. Show More Summary
Chrome nightly builds on Windows and Mac OS can suspend tabs, but keep the data.
Chrome and Firefox rule on Windows, but on OS X, Opera is the browser to beat. OS X’s native browser, Safari, is excellent. It’s polished and super efficient, and comes with some unique features. But if you’re looking for more flexibility in a browser, Safari falls short. Show More Summary
Safari looks to Chrome and iOS for inspiration for three new features it introduces with El Capitan.
Who doesn’t know about Skype? Well, if you haven’t, then you must be from another planet. Nevertheless, there is nothing to worry as this post will give you a brief introduction of what Skype instant messaging app is all about. What is Skype? Skype is a free to download and install instant messaging app. Show More Summary
This behind-the-scenes tidbit by Googler François Beaufort may not be useful for the common user to do anything practical, but it's interesting nonetheless. Google apparently uses an automated robot to test latency in Chrome OS and Android.
Latency on your phone is annoying. But Google feels your pain—which is why it has this dedicated robotic rig, used to test out hardware and software in order to keep Android and Chrome OS devices zippy. Read more...
Google's François Beaufort revealed that the search giant uses a robot — build by Finnish vendor OptoFidelity — that measures "measure end-to-end latency of Android and Chrome OS devices." The video above highlights how the robot constantly taps different sections of the screen to gauge the responsiveness of the display. Show More Summary
Fortunately, unlike in the not-too-distant past, software on tablet mobile platforms – iOS, Windows, Chrome OS, and Android – can handle most work needs without compromise.
Are you looking for a new Chrome OS computer? Acer has just announced the Chromebase all-in-one, which is very unique thanks to its integrated touchscreen.
When we think of Chrome OS, we usually think of Chromebooks but given that the platform will run fine on any machine that supports it, why not desktop computers too, right? For those who would much prefer a desktop equivalent of Chrome...Show More Summary
Acer's new all-in-one Chromebase will be available this month starting at $329.99. Acer's latest entries into its Chrome OS lineup is available starting this month. The all-in-one non-touchscreen Chromebase will be available this month for $329.99, while the touchscreen variant will be available in July at $429.99.