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CES: Acer Announces Chromebook 15 With 15.6-Inch Display

CES: Acer Announces Chromebook 15 With 15.6-Inch Display

By Chris Crum January 5, 2015

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas, Acer announced a new Chromebook, which is the first of its type to offer a 15.6-inch display. It’s called the Chromebook 15. The device uses 5th Generation Intel Core i3 and next generation …

Google’s Chrome OS Gets Adobe Photoshop Support Google’s Chrome OS Gets Adobe Photoshop Support

Google and Adobe have partnered to bring Creative Cloud to Chromebooks, starting with Photoshop. A streaming version will be available in the U.S. In a post on the Chrome blog, product manager Stephen Konig wrote: Chromebooks are fast, easy to …

You Can Now Run Android Apps On Chromebooks You Can Now Run Android Apps On Chromebooks

Google has been hinting at merging Chrome OS and Android into one operating system in one way or another for years. It’s also suggested that it won’t do that. While the operating systems are hardly one now, Google has indeed …

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 For Chromebook Offerings Enterprise Connect: Google And Cisco Partner For Chromebook Offerings

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 For Enterprise Devices Get Four Years Of Support Chrome OS For Enterprise Devices Get 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 Team Up To Bring Windows Apps To Chromebooks Google And VMWare Team Up To 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 …

Google Announces The First Affordable Touchscreen Chromebook Google Announces The First Affordable Touchscreen Chromebook

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 …