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Google Drive For iOS and Chrome OS Announced Google Drive For iOS and Chrome OS Announced

Google’s keynote presentation for its second day of Google I/O has been focusing mostly on mobile. Google sees mobile connectivity as a “revolution” that will bring the unconnected parts of the of the world online. As part of its mobile …

Google Unveils New Chromebooks, Chromebox Google Unveils New Chromebooks, Chromebox

Google has announced what it calls “the next step” for the Chrome OS platform. Earlier this afternoon they unveiled a new line of Chrome OS computers manufactured by Samsung. The new line includes three new Chromebooks and the Chromebox, the …

Google Drive Integrated Into ChromeOS Dev Channel Google Drive Integrated Into ChromeOS Dev Channel

One of Google’s worst kept secrets, Google Drive, finally launched this week to fanfare and fear over content rights. Regardless of your feelings towards Google Drive, it’s a step that Google needed to take as a company. Now you might …

Google Chrome About To Get A Windows-Like Makeover? Google Chrome About To Get A Windows-Like Makeover?

Google’s Chrome OS may be getting makeover that will make it look more like, well, an OS. The latest developer version of the web-based operating system contains code for Aura, a redesigned user interface. Aura provides desktop and window management …

Google’s Chromebooks Getting An Ivy Bridge Upgrade? Google’s Chromebooks Getting An Ivy Bridge Upgrade?

The source code for Coreboot, the software that handles the initial booting process in Google’s Chrome OS operating system, has recently been updated to allow it to interface with Intel’s Sandy Bridge and upcoming Ivy Bridge processors. The change suggests …

Sony Preparing New VAIO Laptop With Chrome OS Sony Preparing New VAIO Laptop With Chrome OS
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Documents recently released by the FCC show that Sony is preparing to release a new addition to their VAIO line of notebook computers. The documents consist mostly of reports detailing the new computer’s compliance with various FCC regulations, but also …

Chromebook Ad: You Can’t Protect Your Chromebook From Aliens Chromebook Ad: You Can’t Protect Your Chromebook From Aliens
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Google has put out a new ad for its Chromebooks – the Chrome OS-based computers, which essentially rely on Google’s cloud for all storage purposes. The ad highlights this point, claiming that you can’t keep anything safe from aliens, including …

Google eBooks Offline Support Now Available for Chrome, Chrome OS Google eBooks Offline Support Now Available for Chrome, Chrome OS
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Google announced the launch of offline support for Google eBooks for those using Chrome or Chrome OS, so they can continue reading books even when they’re not actually connected to the Internet. “We’ve all been there: the Internet is suddenly …

Is Mozilla Building A Web OS? Is Mozilla Building A Web OS?
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While the downfall of the desktop operating system has been foretold since the before the days of Gmail’s launch, the industry hangs on. Sure, mobile device operating systems and netbooks have increased in uptake, but home computing is still dominated …

Google Chromebooks Now on Sale for Consumers Google Chromebooks Now on Sale for Consumers
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Google’s first Chrome OS-powered Chromebooks from consumers finally became available today after months of testing through a pilot program with the Cr-48 model Google introduced when it first unveiled the operating system. Available models come from Samsung and Acer, and …

Google Chromebooks: How Will They Impact the Antivirus Industry? Google Chromebooks: How Will They Impact the Antivirus Industry?
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Google has been touting the security features of its Chrome OS operating system since it was unveiled last year. Google hopes that both consumers and businesses will go for web-based computing model the operating system offers, which includes instant updates …

Google Chromebooks Get Release Date – June 15 (Acer and Samsung Models) Google Chromebooks Get Release Date – June 15 (Acer and Samsung Models)
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Yesterday was Android day at Google I/O, and today is Chrome day. The company announced today that Chrome is up from 70 million users at last year’s Google I/O to 160 million active users now. Google announced new Google “Chromebooks” …

Chrome OS Tablets On the Way? Chrome OS Tablets On the Way?

Does Google’s true future in tablets rely on Android or Chrome OS? Both? Right now, it’s easy to say Android. It’s been around longer (Chrome OS isn’t even in the market yet, beyond the pilot program). A report from CNET …

Google Cloud Print Printers Available From HP Google Cloud Print Printers Available From HP

About a year ago, Google introduced preliminary designs for Google Cloud Print. Today, Google and HP announced that all HP ePrint-enabled printers are now Cloud Print-friendly. Google Cloud Print can actually be used with any printer, but the new printers …

Google Updates Chrome OS, Fixes Cr-48 Trackpad Issue
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Early reviews of Google’s Cr-48 notebooks were, as you may remember, not encouraging.  They seemed to indicate that the machines made better coasters than computing devices for anyone who already owned a laptop.  Google’s now addressed some problems with a …

Eric Schmidt’s Mobile World Congress Speech: Full Video

Google has made video available of CEO Eric Schmidt’s speech at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last week. 

At the event, he discussed the company’s current operating system focuses: Android Gingerbread and Honeycomb, and Chrome OS. "We’ve got an OS for phones called ‘Gingerbread’ and one for tablets called ‘Honeycomb’. G and H. You can imagine that the next will begin with I and will be named after a dessert, and it will unite them," he said. 

Will Google’s Chrome OS Succeed?
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The biggest news in tech and business that wasn’t related to Wikileaks this week, was probably the unveiling of Google’s new operating system – Chrome OS.

Google Shows Off Chrome OS, Launches Pilot Program
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At a special Chrome Event today Google made some announcements regarding Chrome’s usage and strides in its performance. They also launched the Google Chrome Web Store, announced earlier this year at Google I/O. The main thing everybody was really waiting for however, was the launch of Chrome OS. 

Google Cloud Picker Feature Discovered Prematurely
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It has been revealed that Google is testing something called "Google Cloud Picker". It’s apparently not something we’re supposed to know about yet. 

According to those who spotted it, it appeared when they tried to insert files and images into Google Sites and Blogger. A screenshot is now making the rounds, showing that it is tied to Picasa, Maps, Google Docs, and YouTube. 

Chrome OS Tablet May Debut On Black Friday
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Fans of Google, tablets, and/or good deals will want to visit a Verizon store in late November, judging from a new report.  A Chrome OS tablet is supposed to debut at that time, and it’s probably going to offer consumers a lot of tech for a low price.

Steve Ballmer Talks Up “Terribly Important” Tablets

The tablet PC market may not be an easy one for Google – and its new operating system – to enter.  Steve Ballmer indicated this morning that Microsoft is "hardcore" about the field, and will be launching more than a few models before the end of this year.