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10 Alternatives to Your Favorite Windows Apps on Chrome OS

These days Chromebooks are pretty popular. Especially recently, as Google made it possible to install Android apps directly from the Play Store onto some Chromebooks. This has created an uptick in users switching from other operating systems (most notably Windows) to Google’s Chrome OS. Show More Summary

Lenovo’s Lightweight New Chromebook Can Run Android Apps

One of the biggest complaints about Chromebooks is that they run Chrome OS, which doesn’t allow users to install third-party programs. Recently, Google’s gone about fixing that by bringing the hybrid movement to Chromebooks. Some newer...Show More Summary

A Simple Trick for Your Chromebook to Make Multitasking Easier

Multitasking on Chrome OS can be a one tortuous task. Each time you launch an app, it opens in a separate new tab of Chrome! Fortunately, there’s one easy way by which you can make apps in Chrome OS open in their own windows. In this...Show More Summary

Patent suggests Microsoft’s CloudBook may focus on roaming profiles

There is growing momentum behind the idea that Microsoft’s locked down Cloud OS would be targetted at the education environment and specifically be designed to take on Google’s successful Chrome Books. By restricting users to the Windows Store it should, like Chrome Books, vastly improve the safety and manageability of the devices, but so far we […]

Tinder starts testing a web app for PC users in certain regions

Tinder is expanding from being a mobile-only app to taking account of desktop users. The firm is now making its service available via the web to Windows, Chrome OS and Mac users who may not have smartphones, access to consistent internet service, or eve users who do have smartphones but for one reason or the other do […]

Ask The Wirecutter: When a Basic Laptop Will Do: Our Top Budget Picks

If your expectations are modest, you might be able to save some money and get a great performer running Google Chrome OS for around $400, a Wirecutter expert says.

Neverware offering Office 365 focused version of CloudReady Chrome OS

Neverware is now offering a version of its take on Chrome OS with Microsoft OneDrive and Office 365 integration. CloudReady is software designed to breathe new life into your old Windows computer or Mac by using Chromium — the free open source version of Chrome OS. Show More Summary

Neverware ditches Google services for Office 365 on its ‘Chrome OS for old computers’

Neverware, the company behind CloudReady is introducing a new version of its OS. CloudReady, for those unfamiliar, is essentially Chrome OS for old Windows laptops that aren’t capable of running Windows 10 or other versions of Windows smoothly anymore. These laptops, however, are able to run Chrome OS just fine as it’s a lot more […]

Google adds a read-it-later feature to Chrome for iOS

last monthTechnology / Apple : Macworld

Google just added “read it later” bookmarking functionality to the latest version of Chrome for iOS. This appears to be an iOS-only function for now and is similar to Safari’s reading list feature that first rolled out with Mac OS X 10.7 Lion in 2011. Like Safari’s Reading List, you hit the share button in Chrome and choose Read Later from the menu. Show More Summary

How to print from a Chromebook - CNET

It's true, you can print from Chrome OS using Google's Cloud Print solution.

Here's the best way to use Dropbox on a Chromebook - CNET

Accessing Dropbox from Chrome OS's file manager is preferable than accessing it through the Chrome browser.

Report: Apple’s iOS and macOS lose market share to Chrome OS in US K-12

2 months agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

Apple’s iOS and macOS platforms both lost share to Chrome OS in the US K-12 education market last year, according to new data from Futuresource Consulting ( via The New York Times). more… Filed under: Apple

How to Get Windows and macOS Apps on Your Chromebook

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

As capable as Chromebooks have become, there are times when you might need to load up Photoshop, iTunes or something else that relies on Windows or macOS. Not only can Chrome OS do this, it’s not that difficult to set up...if you know the right plug-ins to use. Here’s how to get started. Read more...

Google may not ditch laptops, just shed Chromebook Pixel name - CNET

2 months agoTechnology : CNET: News

There may not be room for two Pixel-named devices in Googleland. Meanwhile, the company's Chrome OS software is here to stay.

Google may not ditch laptops, just shed Chromebook Pixel name - CNET

2 months agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

There may not be room for two Pixel-named devices in Googleland. Meanwhile, the company's Chrome OS software is here to stay.

Google-branded laptops, including future Chromebook Pixels, have been shelved

In a roundtable interview with journalists at MWC, Google's hardware chief revealed the company won't revive its premium Chrome OS laptops of the past. The few generations of Chromebook Pixels that you've grown to love over the past few years? They're the last of its kind. Show More Summary

Tens of thousands of Chromebooks fail because of Symantec BlueCoat problem

Did your web access just go badly wrong when you upgraded to the Chrome web browser 56 or Chrome OS 56? The problem is probably in your web proxy.

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