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Google Puts Chromebooks In More Countries

Google Puts Chromebooks In More Countries

By Chris Crum June 2, 2014

Google announced on Monday that Chromebooks will be making their way to nine more countries. For some reason the company made the announcement in a poem or a series of song lyrics or something. If you’d rather skip all of …

Will Chrome OS Ever Replace Windows? Will Chrome OS Ever Replace Windows?
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In 2011, Google launched the first Chromebooks – a laptop featuring Google’s very own Chrome OS. The machines and accompanying operating system were marketed as an affordable alternative to Windows for those who use computers to browse the Web and …

Google Announces Chromebox For Meetings Google Announces Chromebox For Meetings

Are you a quickly growing business with employees all over the nation or even the world? Do you have a hard time setting up meetings between these employees separated by land and sea? If so, Google’s new hardware might just …

Are Chromebooks The Machines Businesses Want? Are Chromebooks The Machines Businesses Want?
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Are Chromebooks the right choice of computer for businesses? Google certainly thinks so. The company’s rivals (namely Microsoft) obviously disagree. Either way, recent data indicates that the light, low-cost machines are gaining significant ground in the B2B space, not to …

Acer Has A New $249 Haswell-Powered Chromebook Acer Has A New $249 Haswell-Powered Chromebook

The past week has been pretty good for Chromebook. Google and HP launched the new HP Chromebook 11 on Tuesday, and now the company has another Chromebook from Acer ready for the holidays. Google announced on Thursday that the Acer …

Google Tests New Touch Features In Chrome Google Tests New Touch Features In Chrome

Google’s Chrome Canary build, which is used for the testing of new features, now includes new touch features, such as slide-to-navigate and the ability to swipe left or right for back/forward while browsing the web. The Verge reports: Pinch-to-zoom also …

Google Announces New Nexus 7, Chromecast Google Announces New Nexus 7, Chromecast
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Last week, it was revealed that Google would be hosting a breakfast this morning with Sundar Pichai. It was assumed that he would spend the morning talking about Android and perhaps a new Nexus 7. He and other Googlers did …

Google Answers Your Questions About Blink Google Answers Your Questions About Blink

After years of Chrome running on the WebKit rendering engine, Google announced earlier this week that it was moving to its own rendering engine. The new engine, named Blink, is a fork of WebKit, and will apparently not affect Web …

Google Begins Work On Chrome's New Rendering Engine Google Begins Work On Chrome's New Rendering Engine
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WebKit has been powering Google’s Chrome Web browser since its launch in 2008. Google says that “its flexibility, performance, and thoughtful design” made it an obvious choice for Chrome when it launched, but the modern Web and modern Chrome require …

Chrome OS Beta Gets A Meaty Update Chrome OS Beta Gets A Meaty Update

Has the Chromebook Pixel convinced you to finally pick up one of Google’s Web centric laptops? If so, you might want to jump onto the Chrome OS beta channel to get the latest features before anybody else. The latest Chrome …

Chrome OS Code Hints That Chromebook Pixel Is Real Chrome OS Code Hints That Chromebook Pixel Is Real

The Internet lit up last week as rumors of a new, more powerful Chromebook began to disseminate after a leaked video showed off a product called the Chromebook Pixel. It was touted as a super high resolution Chromebook that rivals …

Chromebook Pixel Revealed In Leaked Video [Rumor] Chromebook Pixel Revealed In Leaked Video [Rumor]

The Chromebooks of today aren’t exactly cutting edge. The budget notebook PCs are intended to bring the power of the Web to as many people as possible through affordable hardware. That all may be changing in the future if a …

HP Enters Chromebook Market With The Pavilion 14 HP Enters Chromebook Market With The Pavilion 14

It may have taken a few years, but Google’s Chromebook is finally taking off as a valid alternative to the traditional Windows laptop and MacBook. That means more OEMs are starting to make them with HP being the latest to …

Google Wants You To Break Chrome OS Google Wants You To Break Chrome OS

Pwnium is the annual hacker competition where Google invites coders from around the world to find security holes in Google Chrome. That changes this year as Google wants hackers to break both of its Chromium projects. Google announced today that …

Google Updates Chrome OS, Chrome Has A Hot Dog Google Updates Chrome OS, Chrome Has A Hot Dog
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Google has pushed a new Stable channel update for Chrome OS. This would be version 23.0.1271.84 (Platform version: 2913.168.0), and is specifically for the new Samsung Chromebook. The update fixes an issue in which the black screen is sometimes seen …

Google Launches Apps For Docs, Sheets & Slides Google Launches Apps For Docs, Sheets & Slides

Google has launched Docs, Sheets and Slides (otherwise known as Documents, Spreadsheets and Presentations) as apps in the Chrome Web Store, so you can start Google Drive projects more quickly. Chromebook users will see the apps in their apps list …

Chrome OS Gets Some User Interface Tweaks Chrome OS Gets Some User Interface Tweaks
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Is it just me or is Chrome OS getting more and more WIndows-looking? Remember, when you just signed in, and you were in Chrome, and that was basically it? Google has gradually added more of a traditional operating system-like interface …