Tremendous Chromebook growth resuscitates the PC market
HP topped the Chromebook shipments with growth of 633.7% propelling it past the 4-million-unit mark.
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Chrome OS gets Phone Hub for deeper syncing between your phone and Chromebook
Google has added a new Phone Hub dashboard to Chrome OS that allows deeper integration between your Chromebook and Android Phone.
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Chromebook shipments set new record in a pandemic-hit 2020
Global Chromebook shipments stood at 11.2 million in Q4 2020, which marks a massive growth of 287% compared to the same quarter last year.
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.
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.
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.
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Pocketnow Daily: New iPhone SE: Apple STEALS OnePlus’ Thunder?! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the launch of the iPhone SE, Google’s intention to create its own chips and more
Google is designing its own chip for Pixel phones and Chromebooks: Report
Google’s custom ARM-based chip for the Pixel phones might be ready next year, but will reportedly take much longer before it comes to Chromebooks.
Chrome OS now selectively installs web apps over Android apps
Chromebooks are good for web-based work and the availability of Android apps…
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.
Chromebooks with fingerprint sensors are just a matter of time
We may soon get fingerprint sensors and facial recognition in the future Chromebooks, maybe even as soon as the new Pixelbooks arrive
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.
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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.
“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.
Microsoft confirms Windows 10 S to become “mode” from 2019
Windows 10 S has never been truly recognized by market metrics. Perhaps it never need be thanks to a shift in strategy for the OS targeting Chromebook users.
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.