Samsung's 2017 Chromebook lineup offers something for everyone with two equally great models. Samsung introduced a pair of great Chromebooks with the unveiling of the Pro and the Plus. In addition of the Chrome OS features we've been...Show More Summary
Google's Chrome OS redesign makes the desktop far more touch-friendly than before and could signal the introduction of new types of Chrome OS devices.
It’s no secret that Google is trying to bring Chrome OS closer to Android, most recently allowing Chromebooks to run Android apps. But now the company is trying to imitate some of Android’s UI in Chrome OS as well. As spotted by Engadget,...Show More Summary
Because Chrome OS is now running on computers that fit the traditional model (keyboard + screen) and those that are more hybrid-like (with touchscreens!), it makes sense that the operating system evolves. One area that appears to be a current focus is Chrome OS’ launcher. Show More Summary
Chrome OS is getting closer to being tablet-friendly! Once upon a time, Chrome OS wasn't the most touch-friendly system. There weren't many touchscreen models of Chromebooks, and there was no real rush to fix how a system designed for...Show More Summary
A report from ChromeUnboxed claims that Google is working on a new Chromebook laptop that would compete with similar devices from rivals Apple and Microsoft. The site scanned public comments from Chrome OS developers, and found thatShow More Summary
We’re used to our devices having night modes. That orange filter over the screen is a big improvement at night, where cool colors can strain the eyes and hurt your sleep. However, Chrome OS still doesn’t have such a feature. Thankfully, Google is on it. A Night Light feature has been [...]
Google products are quickly becoming the go-to in many US classrooms, a new report finds. Beating out Apple iOS and Microsoft Windows in key aspects of school computer usage, Google's Chrome OS is the preferred operating system on the majority of school desktop computers. Show More Summary
Your circadian rhythm thanks you. Night owls, I understand your perspective. Night time is the right time to hunker down, light a few candles, and get into the zone with your Chromebook. But all that blue light shining in our faces is...Show More Summary
With Microsoft introducing the new version of its operating system, Windows 10 S, a new player entered the market of budget laptops and PCs. This segment of the market was previously ruled by Chromebooks, low-cost laptops (starting from $179) that are running Google’s Chrome OS. Show More Summary
Google released Google Chrome 59 on June 5, 2017 to the Stable channel on all supported operating systems including Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. The new version of Google Chrome ships with 30 security fixes, Settings updated to Material Design, new Developer Tools features, full screenshot capture, and under-the-hood improvements. Show More Summary
You don’t need to buy a Chromebook to enjoy the features of Google’s desktop operating system (OS). In fact, all you need is a working computer and a USB Drive. Google doesn’t officially offer a way to try it out, but developers have figured out ways for you to experiment with the open-source OS. Show More Summary
With an increase in customers adopting Chrome OS in their organization, the availability of Samsung's Chromebook Pro in the U.S. market this week adds a new enterprise grade device. This premium Chromebook combines the simplicity and...Show More Summary
IT admins have a challenging role, charged with securing corporate assets while providing employees with tools that are fast, intuitive and accessible from anywhere. Chrome OS is designed and built with security at its core, from Trusted...Show More Summary
During the Android Fireside Chat at Google I/O 2017 Dave Burke, Google VP of engineering for Android, was asked about the Fuchsia project and he provided a great non-answer.
Back in early February, pre-orders went up for the Chromebook Plus, the first to launch from a pair of Samsung-made Chrome OS laptops with Android app compatibility. Both were announced during CES, but as you may have noticed, we’re still waiting on the Chromebook Pro to launch. Show More Summary
Google offered an update on its plans to offer Android app support for Chrome OS, stating that some Android O features could show up on Chromebooks first.
Google wants to help you sleep better at night after using one of its Chrome OS devices.