Earlier this year ASUS launched a pair of Chromebooks, and they also teased another product that would be launching later in the year. It was the Chromebit HDMI stick, and it's essentially a Chrome OS computer that you plug into the HDMI port on your monitor or television. Show More Summary
Asus in collaboration with Google today launched the much-awaited Chromebit, a dongle that can be connected to a ‘dumb’ TV to make it run Google’s desktop operating system, Chrome OS. At a price point of just $85, the device is pretty cheap too, but that shouldn’t matter as you’re better off without it. Here’s why […]
Asus has proved once again to be a reliable hardware partner for Google. The candybar-sized Chrome OS stick that they’ve …
Asus announced the Chromebit CS10, which is an $85 Chrome OS device with a quad-core Cortex-A17 CPU, Mali-T764 GPU, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of storage, dual-band 802.11ac 2x2 MIMO Wi-Fi, and an HDMI and USB 2.0 port.
The minimalism of Chrome OS finds hardware to match, with mixed results. A few years ago, Google shocked the laptop market with a $250 Chromebook. Read Full Story
The $85 HDMI-stick lets you bring the Internet powers of Chrome OS anywhere.
Despite rumors to the contrary, Google isn’t planning to merge Chrome OS and Android. Chrome OS is here to stay, they say, and as proof they’re offering up the new Asus Chromebit. You […]
Another new form factor brings Chrome OS to even more screens. It's been long enough since the concept of a Chromebit was unveiled in March 2015 that it may have faded from many people's memory. But Google and ASUS are very much still...Show More Summary
Google today announced the Asus Chromebit, an $85 HDMI stick that allows users to plug into any screen and run Chrome OS straight out of the box — assuming they also link up a USB or bluetooth mouse and keyboard. The 75g candy bar-like dongle is “a full computer,” Google says, and envisions it for use-cases […]
Though Google and ASUS took the wraps off of their new little Chrome OS computer called the Chromebit back in March, the two companies are finally ready to release it into the wild — and they're doing it at a great price, just $85. For...Show More Summary
Earlier this year, Google and ASUS announced the Chromebit — a full Chrome OS-based computer on an HDMI stick. Today, the two companies are officially launching this new way of using Chrome OS on any screen with an HDMI port. The $85...Show More Summary
It’s by no means the first time, but security researchers have demonstrated a weakness present in pretty much all versions of Google’s Android OS. The bad news? All it takes is opening a website containing the malicious code and an attacker can have full control of your phone, and do things like download additional apps without your interaction. Show More Summary
There are operating systems for your computer (Mac, Windows, Chrome) and operating systems for your phone (Android, iOS, Windows). Cola is producing one for messaging.
Google today announced the launch of a new app for devices with Chrome OS — like a Chromebook, for example — that displays a different work of art from the Google Cultural Institute as your wallpaper every day. The app, simply named Google Wallpaper Art, is now available from the Chrome Web Store. “With this […]
Google announced yesterday on the official Google Chrome blog that it will end support for various operating system in April 2016. While it comes to no surprise that Windows XP is mentioned by the company, the fact that it will end support for Windows Vista at the same time is. Show More Summary
Google has announced in an official blog post that its Chrome browser no longer supports a number of older Mac OS X versions. Google initially prepared users a few months ago that a move away from these platforms would be coming by the end of this year. Today is that day, and Google Chrome will no longer get software feature […]
Google has announced that Chrome will stop supporting Windows XP, Vista, and older versions of OS X — 10.8 Mountain Lion and earlier — as of April 2016. Chrome will continue to work on these operating systems, but there will be no more security updates and so users will become susceptible to viruses and malware. Show More Summary
Chrome will no longer be supported on older versions of Windows and Mac OS X from April 2016.
Microsoft stopped supporting Windows XP early last year but a number of organisations are still using the outdated operating system. Google had said it would end Chrome support for XP by the end of 2015 but it looks like it has extended the deadline and has provided details on when it’ll stop supporting Microsoft Vista and older versions of Mac OS X. More »
Support for XP gets extended yet again, while Vista support ends early.