When Samsung first took the wraps off of its new Galaxy Note 3 last year, one of the more notable features of the device was its back cover, which ditched the glossy plastic of its predecessors for a faux leather look. Samsung then used the same leather-like texture on ... Read More »
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When the Chromebook Pixel first launched, the only bad thing the tech press could come up with about the device was the cost. Despite its beautiful design and top of the line specs, $1,300 is simply way too much for the Pixel. We’ve been waiting for Google to deliver on the same fronts as the ... Read More »
Only two months ago, Andy Rubin stepped down from his position with Android, and head of Chrome, Sundar Pichai, took the reigns. Since then Pichai has been quiet, undoubtedly hard at work organizing Google’s upcoming developer conference, Google I/O. Not too busy, though, to sit down with Wired for his first interview since taking the ... Read More »
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Google has just announced their first personal entry into the world of notebook computing with the Chrome OS powered Chromebook Pixel; A $1,300 13-inch Retina caliber touchscreen laptop with top of the line specs all around.
When the first several Chromebooks were launched, there was a sort of standard included that laid out what the ... Read More »
If any one platform is poised to make the most noise in 2013, it’s Chrome OS. The vocal minority has made it clear, Windows 8 is not the savior Microsoft is looking for. And Google is here to pick up the slack. This week, another well-known PC manufacturer has lowered their Windows flag, if only ... Read More »
A couple months back, in the development notes for the Chromium project, it was mentioned that Google is working on a “skeleton” for Google Now in Chrome, that would be accessible through “Chrome Notifications.” Google commented saying that the company is always experimenting with their products, but they had nothing to announce at the time. ... Read More »
The Nexus 7 is a very capable little device. With a little tinkering, it is capable of running MIUI, a highly customized version of Android that takes after iOS, Ubuntu, and coming soon, Chromium OS.
Android developer Hexxeh has posted a video on his blog proving that he has Chromium OS, the open ... Read More »
We saw it coming, but Chrome for Android is the biggest news for Google’s mobile platform this year. It signals that Android will be around for a long time, but we might also look back on today as the day that native operating systems began to die and web operating systems started to take over.
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Ever since Chrome OS was announced, the excitement for the operating system seemed to be matched by the curiosity of its purpose. Shortly after the initial announcement, when the CR-48 devices were being shipped, I remember being asked repeatedly “If I have an Android phone and a tablet, do I really need a cloud computer?” ... Read More »
Ever since Chrome OS and Google TV were announced, many Android fans have wondered how those projects would merge with Google’s mobile OS. This past week at CES, Motorola provided a look into the future and revealed exactly where Google is taking their platforms.
The future of Android and mobile computing lies in the smart ... Read More »