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.
Chrome OS update improves video capture, brings Wi-Fi Sync tool and smarter search
The Wi-Fi Sync feature will save users the hassle of saving Wi-Fi passwords, especially in groups where multiple Chromebooks are shared.
Google debuts a Chrome extension that lets you directly link to a specific text on sites
Google’s new Link to Text Fragment extension works flawlessly on Chrome as well as Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser.
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.
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.
Chrome OS now selectively installs web apps over Android apps
Chromebooks are good for web-based work and the availability of Android apps…
Google Chromebook vs. Gallium Chromebook
Why would you want to run Gallium Linux on a Chromebook, when Chrome OS has Crostini Linux support built in? Read on for the answer.
Chrome OS gets support for swipe-based navigation gestures in tablet mode
The new swipe-based navigation gestures for Chromebooks in tablet mode are quite similar to the ones Google introduced with Android 10.
A $99 Chromebook is so much better with Gallium Linux installed
Chrome OS is okay if all you need is a web browser, but upgrading a Chromebook to Gallium Linux turns your Chromebook into a much more powerful, serious computer.
Samsung Galaxy Chromebook official at CES 2020
Today at CES 2020, Samsung announced its first ever Galaxy Chromebook. It’s a 2-in-1 product Samsung claims to be the thinnest Chromebook it ever produced.
Pinebook Pro Review: A $200 laptop that’s only for cool people.
A Chromebook alternative where you don’t have to install Linux yourself? And it can also run Chromium OS or Android off an SD card? Sign me up!
RIP Pixel Slate: Google exits the tablet business, focuses on laptops
Head of the Google hardware division confirmed that the company exists the tablet business as the hardware division will focus solely on laptops.
Expect more squircles on the Google Play Store
It’s an odd aesthetic choice that Google has chosen to adopt for its apps store for Android and Chrome OS, but it’ll stick to it from June 24.
Don’t wait for a better Pixel Slate – Google pulls throttle on laptops and tablets
The company actually supposedly had a whole bunch of tablet and laptop projects down the pipeline when the staffing cuts took place.
Two new HP Chromebooks for education are coming in April
HP has two new Chromebooks coming out just in time for school districts to pick out new equipment for their students. You can get one of them, too, in April.
The Pixel Slate is a Chromebook with Portrait Mode on it
Whereas the Pixelbook was more chic for professionals, Google has decided to bring in a wider range of consumers for a new and improved Chrome OS.
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Google Pixelbook or Pixel Slate codenamed Nocturne benchmarked
The rumored upcoming Google Pixelbook, or Google Pixel Slate, with the codename Nocturne, has popped up in benchmarks revealing some specs.
Lenovo at IFA 2018: ThinkPad X1 Extreme, Yoga Book C930 and Yoga Chromebooks
IFA 2018 has pulled out a trainload of computers from many manufacturers, but Lenovo’s got its own spin and twist that only Yoga can provide.
Acer Swift 7 will be lightest notebook, but Swift 5 currently is
The Taiwanese tech company’s IFA press conference brought in a mad dash of laptops from Windows to Chrome OS and a mixed reality headset.
Amazon Prime Day
A few of our favorite Amazon Prime Day deals previewed
If you’re checking this out on Monday morning, there are a couple of deals to look out for from the start of Prime Day and a bunch of giveaways, too.
Best Buy clearing stock of 256GB Pixelbook at $479 off
That’s $719. If you’re a student, it can cost less than $650. But you’re going to have to do some research, march into a store and call for a price check.
Tablet shipments may have been down in Q1, but detachables continue to grow
The global tablet market is not exactly thriving, but detachable tablets are doing well, and they will continue to grow, according to the IDC’s research and projections.
“Atlas” pegged by Redditor as a 4K Chromebook
Well, it’s a Chromebook in name so far, since it’s at least running Chrome OS for certain. It’s also said to be running on the same logics as the Pixelbook.
Lenovo 500e and 300e Chromebooks are now available with advanced Touch and Pen features
Technically unveiled a little while ago, the Chrome OS-powered Lenovo 500e, 300e and 100e are brought back into the limelight at MWC 2018 for their commercial releases.
Google Pixelbook sleeve is $100
It’s just a freaking sleeve for a freaking Chromebook. Does it have to cost that much? Others are selling theirs at $50. Microfiber this and that, what’s going on?