Chromebooks have always been an area of interest. The concept of the Chromebook took cues from the failed wave of netbooks and went for portability and low price. But rather than pairing that with a traditionally more intensive operating system like Windows, Chromebooks were outfitted with Chrome OS, Google’s ultra-light operating system that revolves around ... Read More »
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If you’ve taken a look at any of the tech blogs recently, you’ve likely seen a multitude of stories talking about the possibility of Android and Chrome OS being folded into one. The rumors have their origins in Google’s ongoing efforts to enable Android apps to ... Read More »
Chromebooks are an interesting breed that’s had trouble hitting the sweet spot of affordability and quality. The spectrum is extreme, with a number of budget Chromebooks on the left side and the incredibly high-quality and budget-breaking Read More »
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After launching the first Android apps on Chrome late in 2014, Google is now making the feature available to all developers.
Google’s App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) can now be used by anyone to get Android apps up and running on Chrome, whether that’s the Chrome browser or Chrome OS. ... Read More »
While the Chromebook Pixel 2 might be hardware worth drooling over to hardcore Chrome OS fans, the reality is that Chrome OS is strongest in the low-end of the market, and today’s announcements are aimed squarely there.
The first two Chromebooks are from Haier and Hisense. Both offer an 11.6-inch display ... Read More »
Google‘s own Renee Niemi has confirmed that the company is currently working on a new Chromebook Pixel and that it will be coming soon. The original Chromebook Pixel served as a reference and concept device from Google, designed to show what could be done with Chrome OS and that ... Read More »
Dell is just now making its return to the mobile market after an unsuccessful entry several years ago. It’s taking it slow, but Dell just announced that it’s releasing a new Chromebook and a new tablet for education. The new Chromebook 11 has an 11.6-inch 1366×768 display, dual-core 2.16GHz Intel Celeron processor, ... Read More »
Acer is launching two new Chromebooks aimed at educational settings, particularly high schools. The Chromebook C910 is a 15.6-inch Chromebook with a display resolution of 1920×1080 or 1366×768, depending on the configuration. Two Intel processor options are available, including a 5th-gen Intel Core i3-50005U processor or next-gen Intel Celeron 3205U Broadwell processor. Customers ... Read More »
Acer, a company that has experience with Chromebooks, has just released a new Chromebook that’s the largest Chromebook to date. The Acer Chromebook 15 features a 15.6-inch display that comes in two resolution options of 1920×1080 or 1366×768. It’s also Acer’s first Chromebook to feature processor options of a either 5th generation Intel Core ... Read More »
Google’s announcement this summer that Android apps would be making their way to Chrome OS is finally coming to fruition.
The first batch of Android apps for Chrome OS have been released today and includes Duolingo, Evernote, Sight Words and Vine. They all work just like regular Chrome apps, with 100% functionality and no ... Read More »