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.

AMD-powered HP Chromebooks also coming in the spring

HP continues its showcase of Chromebooks for the education sector this week with an AMD-powered product meant for the lab and field trips.

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

BlackBerry lites up, Lenovo snaps up a new dragon | IFA 2018 Daily: Day -1 and 0

Laptops from Acer, ASUS and Lenovo and a quintet of phones from the well-meaning to the overachieving. You know it’s a trade show out there.

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.

“Campfire” Chromebooks will allow for Windows 10 boot option

Engineers have been working overtime to make this feature as universal as possible for Chromebooks that have the space for a Windows 10 ROM.

The Pixelbook and other Chromebooks might get the Google Camera app

Picture and Video quality might be greatly improved in the Pixelbook and future Chromebooks thanks to the Google Camera app

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.

Evidence is mounting on Google’s intentions to seek Pixelbook Windows 10 certification

How would you like to run both Chrome OS and Windows 10 on Google’s ultra-high-end Pixelbook… officially? Believe it or not, it could happen soon.

HP Chromebook x2 gets shipped a week early

The Chromebook x2 was actually first announced in April. Pre-orders began last month. Shipments weren’t even supposed to begin before June.

Acer unveils four new Chromebooks, including high-end options for business users

After bringing the world the first Chrome OS tablet not that long ago, Acer goes back to expanding its already rich Chromeboook laptop portfolio with new 13 and 15-inch configuration.

US vs. ZTE: a fight for survival | #PNWeekly 301

The US government has blocked ZTE from sourcing anything from American companies while Apple’s CEO says Macs and iPads on their own are the best at what they do. All on our show this week!

Pixelbook “AltOS” scheme could bring Windows as an option

Chrome OS developers are working on an alternative OS picker interface for the Pixelbook. What alternatives do user have? Someone said Windows in here.

“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.

Hated one way or another: Notches & Co. | #PNWeekly 298

On this week’s show: Huawei, Xiaomi, Apple and Acer have new hardware, Facebook has newly-revealed problems around the same old concerns and notches, people, notches, what more do you want?

Chrome in a new form for education: Acer Chromebook Tab 10

Acer is taking Chrome OS to a tablet, but forgot to leave the word “book” behind in naming this product. It’s targeted for education.

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.

Google Pixelbook deals start at $100 off, more for students

Those needing a university upgrade can get a maximum of $255 off of a top-end Pixelbook — that’s with an Intel Core i7 processor.

Split screen apps now in canary stage of Chrome OS

This feature isn’t going to be on a stable build of Chrome OS for a good bit, but adventurous Chromebook owners can try it out right now.