Windows laptops can surely run more apps than a Chromebook so if the devices are priced the same, people will simply choose the Microsoft option, right? Not necessarily because the experience of the two devices is surely going to beShow More Summary
Most Chrome OS laptops use Intel processors. Not this one. Acer's latest packs a power-efficient ARM-based Nvidia system-on-chip, a decent-sized screen, and tablet-esque battery life for a fairly low price.
Acer’s brand new Chromebook 13 looks to address a lot of the key issues with the current crop of low-powered Chrome OS laptops. While most Chromebooks opt for middling resolution displays and low-end processors, Acer’s latest can beShow More Summary
You can’t ever have enough desktop environments for Linux systems! For each new desktop environment, there’s another choice for users that may suit their needs and preferences better than any other solution. The relatively new Budgie desktop environment has recently appeared and is finally easy to install under Ubuntu and other Linux distributions. Show More Summary
There's no doubt that Chromebooks and Chromeboxes are great machines for an education setting, and Amazon is capitalizing on that fact with a back-to-school promotion that's knocking $20 or more off of select Chrome OS devices. The popular Acer C720 with 2GB of RAM is $179, down from $199, while the model with 4GB RAM is $229 down from $249.
Safari is typically the browser of choice on Mac OS X but there are some that use Google's Chrome. Now, a new 64-bit version is available, bringing a speed boost and stability to Google's browser. Chrome Show: Get a 25% performance boost on Chrome for OS X originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….
Google Chrome, already noted for its speed, may be headed for new levels of stability and performance. Google has just elevated the 64-bit version of Chrome for Windows to its stable Beta distribution channel, while also elevating Chrome for OS X's 64-bit version to Canary and Dev builds, which are slightly less stable at this point. Show More Summary
Chrome 37 brings 64-bit support for Windows and now Chrome 38 brings 64-bit support for Mac OS. Chrome 37 is currently in beta and requires reinstalling the software in Windows, while Chrome 38 is available in the Dev and Canary channels, but it doesn't require reinstalling the browser in Mac OS. Show More Summary
Chrome Canary builds for Windows picked up 64-bit support in June.
Google today rolled out a new Chrome beta for OS X — officially dubbed Chrome Canary — which finally takes advantage of the 64-bit processors built into the latest Macs. The change should mean better performance when browsing the web, but it … Read more ›
Google recently released a 64-bit version beta version of Chrome for Windows 7 and 8 users and for an encore the company has turned its efforts towards Apple’s OS X. The search giant has silently added 64-bit support to its Chrome Canary and Dev channels for Mac users. If you’re running the latest version of Canary on your Mac, the […]
Google has quietly released a version of its Chrome web browser for OS X that finally supports the 64-bit version of the OS, just a few days after it released a version for Windows 7 and 8 PCs. Google has yet to officially announce the...Show More Summary
After releasing a beta version of its 64-bit Chrome browser for Windows 7 and Windows 8, Google is turning its attention to Mac OS X. As iClarified reports, the company has quietly switched its developer-focused Chrome app, Chrome Canary, to a 64-bit version. Show More Summary
Even if you own a tablet, an E-Ink Kindle is still awesome for reading at the beach, or with the Paperwhite's built-in backlight, in bed at night. Today only, you can save $20 on your purchase. [Kindle Paperwhite, $99] Read more...
While market predictions for PCs have been generally bleak, Chromebooks--portable computers based on Google's Chrome OS platform--have been doing well in sales terms. That's especially true in schools, where many districts are purchasing the low cost systems that run cloud applications for students to use. Show More Summary
Web/Android/iOS/OS X/Chrome: Wunderlist is already one of our favorite to-do apps, and today it just got better. Wunderlist 3 brings speed improvements, real-time syncing across devices, public to-do lists you can share with the web, a Do Not Disturb mode, an updated UI, and more. Read more...
Chrome: Wunderlist is our favorite to-do list app on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. If you use Google Chrome, it just got easier than ever to access Wunderlist with a new extension that turns it into an always-open panel that doesn't clutter your screen. Read more...
My $1,449 Chromebook Pixel just got a little more useful and so too did the $299 Acer Chromebook C720P. The latest Stable channel software update adds support for pinch-to-zoom in Chrome OS. That means any touchscreen Chromebook now has the feature. Show More Summary
When Google launched the Chromebook Pixel, we weren't really sure what to make of the premium device's touchscreen. Sure, finger-friendly displays were trendy, but Chrome OS just wasn't asking for the technologies: it didn't feature many touch apps,...