There’s a User-Upgradeable Chromebook From Framework

Framework and Google have unveiled the world’s most upgradeable and customizable Chromebook yet.T

Google Kills the Pixelbook, Disbands the Team

Google’s Pixelbook appears to be the latest victim of Google’s cost-saving measures, with the next release canceled and the team disbanded.

Apple Will Dominate Arm-Based Laptops in 2021, With 80% of Market

New research indicates Apple will dominate the Arm-based laptop market in 2021, capturing roughly 80% of the market.

Notebook, and Especially Chromebook, Demand Down as Lockdowns Ease

As lockdowns ease around the world, the notebook market is seeing a corresponding drop in demand, with Chromebooks hit especially hard.

Taking a Page From Apple, Google Is Working On Its Own Chips

Google is working on its own ARM-based chips to power its Pixel line of smartphones and help it better compete with Apple.

Google Sued For Collecting Children’s Personal Data

Google is facing yet another privacy-related issue, with New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas suing the company for collecting children’s personal data.

The Wait is Over! Microsoft Office is Now Available on Chromebook

It took a while but Microsoft Office is finally available for Chromebooks. Chrome Unboxed recently reported that Microsoft Office apps are now showing up in Google’s Play Store for Chromebooks. The apps are expected to roll out on Acer’s Chromebook…

Georgia Prison CIO Gives Google Cloud Credit for Saving Millions

Georgia’s Department of Community Supervision has gone virtual via Google Apps and Chromebooks. With staff increases and with significant amounts of time outside of their offices, The State of Georgia was looking for a more economical and cost-efficient solution to…

Microsoft Office 365 Personal Launches Today

In another bold move to increase its market-share and win back its customer base, Microsoft has released a new installment of its most famous Office product. Prior to today, Microsoft had limited its Office products to two categories – a…

Chromebook Owners Get Free Google Music Trial

Google is offering a 60-day free trial of its Google Music All Access, which normally costs users $9.99 per month, to Chromebook users, the company announced via its Google+ page Monday. A new post on the company’s Google+ page states:…

Microsoft’s Latest Scroogled Ad Sets Its Sights On The Chromebook

I thought Microsoft’s Scroogled campaign couldn’t get any more bizarre when it unveiled official Scroogled merchandise last week. Turns out I was wrong. Microsoft released its latest Scroogled ad this week targeting Google’s line of Chromebook computers, and it brought…

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 New Chromebooks For The Holidays

The Chromebook has had a successful year thanks in part to how affordable Google’s notebooks are. It’s hard to argue against a $199 notebook that can do almost everything you would normally do on the Web. Now Google and its…

Asus to Release a Chromebook This Year [RUMOR]

With notebook shipments falling along with the rest of the PC market, PC manufacturers are not looking to smaller PCs and tablets to shore up business. Chromebooks, which are generally small and inexpensive are one of the only segments of…

Smaller Notebook Shipments on the Rise

The traditional PC market is in decline. That much is clear after a disappointing holiday season in 2012, PC shipments in the first quarter of 2013 fell even harder. As smartphone and tablet manufacturers continue to expand into developing markets,…

Chromebooks Are Seeing Growth In A Stagnant PC Industry

It’s hard to resist the allure of Google’s Chromebook. For those just looking for a cheap Internet machine, Google’s sub-$300 laptops are hard to beat. That unmatched value is helping Chromebooks succeed in a market that’s been defined by nothing…

Android Notebooks May Be Coming Later This Year [Rumor]

In mid-March, Andy Rubin stepped down as head of Android to start a “new chapter” at Google. In his place, Google appointed Chrome OS head Sundar Pichai. This led to some thinking that the Android and Chrome OS would cross…

LTE Chromebook Pixel Ships On April 8

In late February, Google launched the Chromebook Pixel to reviews praising the hardware, but criticizing its $1,300 price tag and lack of software. Still, the Pixel certainly has a market, and some may be waiting for the LTE version of…

Chromebooks Are Now Available In Six More Countries

Chromebooks are slowly making their way around the world as Google introduces more consumers to its idea of what personal computing should look like. Now consumers, schools and businesses in six more countries can take advantage of the affordable computing…

Samsung Chromebook Gets HTML5 Netflix Streaming

For the longest time, Chromebooks were denied the simple pleasure of streaming content from Netflix. This is because Netflix’ streaming service is powered by Microsoft’s Silverlight software, which is not available on Chrome OS. To get around this, Google worked…