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Chromebooks Overtake iPads In Education

Chromebooks Overtake iPads In Education

By Zach Walton December 9, 2014

In early 2012, Google announced that its Chromebooks for Education initiative was already a success. Later that year, the tech giant took it a step further by making Chromebooks available to schools for only $99. Now the laptops have become …

Chrome OS To Add Android File Transfer Chrome OS To Add Android File Transfer

Earlier this week, Google announced an update for the Chrome OS beta channel, which is just starting to get some notice in the the tech Blogosphere (thanks to Android Police) for one feature in particular. One of the highlights Google …

Google And Citrix Partner On Receiver For Chrome Google And Citrix Partner On Receiver For Chrome

Citrix and Google have been partners for the past three years, but announced a new partnership in the form of a receiver for Chrome and advanced features for Chromebook users. Citrix Receiver is client software that gives users access to …

Google Puts Chromebooks In More Countries Google Puts Chromebooks In More Countries

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 …

2.1 Million Chromebooks Shipped Last Year 2.1 Million Chromebooks Shipped Last Year

The PC market is still in decline and shipments of traditional desktop and notebook PCs took a nosedive during 2013. PC manufacturers are introducing new features such as ultra HD displays and touchscreens in an effort to compete with the …

Enterprise Connect: Google And Cisco Partner Up Enterprise Connect: Google And Cisco Partner Up

Google and Cisco have partnered up to offer Cisco WebEx and Cisco UC on Chromebooks. Rajen Sheth, Googles’s Director of Product Management on Chrome for Business announced the news at Enterprise Connect, where he demonstrated a proof of concept of …

A Discussion About Chromebook Developer Mode A Discussion About Chromebook Developer Mode

Google has released a new video about Chromebook Developer Mode. It’s part of the Google Developers Live series, and features Google Chromium evangelist Francois Beaufort talking about Developer Mode for Chrome OS, which is different than for Chrome itself. Image …

Samsung Has Two New Chromebooks On The Way Samsung Has Two New Chromebooks On The Way

In early December, Acer announced a new Chromebook with touch display. Certainly interesting, but can it compete with faux-leather? Samsung announced today the Chromebook 2 – the successor to its original Chromebook from a few years back. It comes in …

Chrome OS Enteprise Gets Four Years Of Support Chrome OS Enteprise Gets Four Years Of Support

Did your company make the switch to Chrome OS devices in the last few years? You may have made the switch thinking that Google wouldn’t pull the rug out from under you like Microsoft does when it ends support for …

Google And VMWare Bring Windows Apps To Chromebooks Google And VMWare Bring Windows Apps To Chromebooks

Google has seen the popularity of Chromebooks increase, but one of the biggest knocks against them is always the lack of desktop app support. That changes now to some extent. Google announced today that it has partnered with VMWare to …

Samsung Revises Down Notebook Shipment Estimates Samsung Revises Down Notebook Shipment Estimates

The traditional PC market is taking a big hit from the rise of tablets and other inexpensive mobile devices. Desktop computers are certainly feeling the pinch, but notebooks may be the category most at risk from ultra-portable devices. Notebook shipments …

Chomebooks, 2-in-1s to Lead PC Industry in 2014 Chomebooks, 2-in-1s to Lead PC Industry in 2014
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The traditional PC industry has been in decline for over two years now, with mobile devices such as tablets eating into sales of desktops and notebooks. PC shipments during last year’s holiday quarter continued to decline, and overall PC shipments …

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 …

Chromebooks Prove Popular, More Coming in 2014 Chromebooks Prove Popular, More Coming in 2014
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PC and notebook sales dropped yet again in December, falling 11% from November, which had already seen a 12% drop from October. These drops during the holiday quarter show just how aggressively tablets are now eating into PC sales. There …

Another Touchscreen Chromebook Is Coming Another Touchscreen Chromebook Is Coming

Touchscreens are everywhere today thanks to the proliferation of smartphones and tablets. Even Microsoft embraced the touch craze with Windows 8 supporting touch displays right out of the box. Google isn’t a stranger either with its touch-based Chromebook Pixel, but …

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 Announces HP Chromebook 11, Will Cost $279 Google Announces HP Chromebook 11, Will Cost $279
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Last month, Google announced a number of new Chromebooks from a variety of OEMs, including HP, Toshiba and Asus. At the time, HP had only announced a refresh of its previous Pavilion Chromebook – the HP Chromebook 14. Now the …