Google has announced Instant Tethering will be available on more Chromebooks starting today. Meaning, you can connect to the internet via a paired Android phone’s cellular network connection, as long as tethering is enabled on your mobile data plan. Continue reading “Google expands Instant Tethering to more Chromebooks and smartphones”
Samsung today has announced an upgrade to the Chromebook Plus, the new version; V2 comes with front and rear cameras, built-in pen, and an Intel Celeron processor. It sports a 12.2-inches 1920×1080 resolution screen that transforms it from notebook to tablet to sketchbook. Since it is running on Chrome OS, you have access to Google Play Store and tons of apps. Continue reading “Samsung Chromebook Plus (V2) with 12.2-inch 1080p touchscreen display, built-in pen announced”
Google announced that it is bringing the ability for Chromebooks running Chrome OS to run Linux applications. It is bringing the ability to code on Chromebooks, be it for building apps or writing a quick script. Continue reading “Chrome OS to get support to run Linux applications”
A couple of weeks back there were reports about the Terminal app being spotted in Chrome OS hinting at future Linux application support. With less than a week to Google I/O, a new settings option for Linux apps has appeared on the Chrome OS Dev channel; titled as “Linux (Beta),” along with the description. Continue reading “Chrome OS Linux app support now rolling out on Dev channel”
Meltdown and Spectre are most talked about security vulnerabilities in the recent times that affected most Intel, AMD, and ARM chipsets. Biggies like Microsoft, Intel, Google have already fixed and progressing towards fixing. Today Google has published a list of Chromebooks that are affected but are now patched. Continue reading “Google publishes list of Chromebooks patched with Meltdown vulnerability”
Earlier this month, Qualcomm has taken wraps off the next flagship chipset; the Snapdragon 845 which is an Octa-Core processor with Kryo 385 CPUs, Adreno 630 GPU. Xiaomi and Samsung have already announced that their upcoming flagship smartphones will have the 845 chipset and now according to latest reports, Snapdragon 845 powered Chromebook devices might be launched soon. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 powered Chromebook devices may launch soon”
Last week Asus Chromebook Flip received full support for Android apps with a Google Play Store. Now, Google has announced that the same support is coming on Acer Chromebook R11 and Chromebook Pixel 2015.
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Viber has just released its calling and messaging app for Chrome OS. Google is trying hard to push its Chrome OS and it is getting a lot of support from hardware manufacturers and now software companies too.
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Acer has launched two new Chromebooks that are designed specially for students. The 15-inch (C910) and 11.6-inch (C740) Chromebooks are the latest ones from Acer that will withstand daily damage.
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Google has announced a bunch of new features to enhance its Chromebook offerings for Work. For starters a new $50 per year subscription is launched for businesses. Users can either pay a one-time fee of $150 in order to access the advanced Chrome OS support and management features or opt for the $50 per device/year option instead.
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Chromebook users can now access Adobe Photoshop as it is now available on Chrome OS. Google has teamed up with Adobe to offer a special cloud-based version of Photoshop to students and teachers who use Chromebooks. Dubbed as Project Photoshop Streaming, it is currently in beta.
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Google was planning to bring Android apps to its Chromebooks for quiet some time now. Today, the company has finally taken its first steps and announced four Android apps for their Chromebook.
Continue reading “Android apps like Vine, Evernote and more land on Google Chromebooks”
HP has introduced two new Chromebooks in 11 inch and 14 inch model. The Chromebook 11 updates the existing HP Chromebook 11 longer battery life and a colorful new look.
Continue reading “HP unveils two new colorful Chromebooks, one is powered by Tegra K1”