dark mode on Chrome OS
Chrome OS could get a dark mode soon
Google introduced a flag in Chrome 78, which forced web content to use a dark theme on all platforms including Windows, Android, and macOS, but enabling it on Chrome OS caused webpages to crash.
Acer unveils Chromebook Spin 513 powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 7c chip
The Acer Chromebook Spin 513 also brings optional 4G connectivity and will hit the shelves in February next year with a $399.99 price tag.
Windows apps on Chromebooks
Enterprise users can run Windows apps on Chromebooks now, courtesy of Parallels Desktop
This is still an initial release, and a deeper Chrome OS and Windows app integration will come over time.
Chromebooks
Google is promising nine years of Chrome OS updates for a few Chromebooks
This is definitely a great move and a good omen too, but it is far from a permanent solution to the biggest limitation of Chromebooks.
Lenovo’s new ThinkPad C13 Yoga Chromebook is an AMD Ryzen 7 powerhouse
Lenovo’s ThinkPad C13 Yoga Chromebook starts at $579 and can be configured with a 13.3-inch 4K OLED panel as well.
AMD unveils new Zen-based Ryzen and Athlon series processors for Chromebooks
Acer, ASUS, HP, and Lenovo will launch Chromebooks powered by the new AMD mobile processors by the end of 2020.
HP Pro c645 Chromebook
HP’s new Chromebook brings AMD processors, Wi-Fi 6, Titan C security chip
Pricing details haven’t been revealed yet.
Google is again trying to convince you that Chromebooks can truly, really play games
Google is adding a new Premium gaming section to the Play Store and it is populated by games that play well on Chromebooks.
Back to School Apple deals event kicks off at B&H today
Today’s deals come from B&H, Amazon and Best Buy, where we have a new Back to School Apple deals event, and some more devices on sale
Google is toying with the idea of a dual-screen Chromebook
Don’t hold your breath for a dual screen Chromebook just yet.
Galaxy Note 20
Pocketnow Daily: Galaxy Note 20 Ultra LEAKED… by Samsung?? (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the leaked Samsung Galaxy Note 20, tons of leaks concerning the upcoming iPhone 12 lineup and more
Say goodbye to June with amazing deals on the 10.2-inch iPad and more
Today’s deals come from Amazon and B&H, where we find Apple’s 10.2-inch iPad the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite and more on sale
Google is again offering 3 months of free Disney+ if you buy a Chromebook
You can avail the free 3-months Disney+ subscription benefit only if you are a new subscriber, and not an existing customer.
The Google Pixelbook Go, LG’s G7 Fit and more devices are on sale today
Today’s deals come from Best Buy, Amazon and B&H, where we find the Google Pixel Go Chromebook, LG’s G7 Fit and more
Acer Chromebook Spin
Acer Chromebook Spin 713 and Spin 311 announced
The Chromebook Spin 713 is powered by up to 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10610U CPU.
We start this week with Best Buy’s 4-day sale and more deals from Amazon
Today’s deals include tons of Apple deals from Best Buy; we also have deals from Amazon which include Samsung Smart TVs and more
Galaxy Note10+ 5G
Pocketnow Daily: Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: Samsung Goes Controversial? (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about more differences between the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra and Note 20, Apple Glasses patents and more
Pocketnow Daily: Apple SOLVED the iPhone 12 Problem (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about Apple’s possible plan with the iPhone 12, the new leaks of the Samsung Galaxy Watch3 and more
Windows apps coming to Chrome OS, thanks to Google’s new partnership with Parallels
Google says the collaboration with Parallels will allow the company to bring legacy applications such as Microsoft Office desktop apps to Chromebooks.
Collaborative notes and tasks come to Spike Messaging
Spike messaging, the least technologically segregated chat app, adds collaborative notes and task management features that still work with anyone who has a web browser.
Google Play Store adds a ‘Premium’ section for games that play well on a Chromebook
The ‘Premium’ section currently offers only nine ‘games that play well on Chromebooks’, but the list is likely going to expand in the near future.
HP unveils Chromebook x360 14c convertible and the entry-level Chromebook 11a
HP Chromebook x360 14c starts at $499, while the dirt-cheap HP Chromebook 11a will set you back by $219 in the US.
Lenovo unveils the 11-inch Chromebook 3 with a dirt-cheap $229.99 price tag
Lenovo Chromebook 3 comes in a new two-tone textured finish that helps the device look more premium that what its price would suggest.