As one of the early backers of Chrome OS, Acer has a lot invested into the platform. The company is continuing its support with the launch of the new Chromebook 11, a budget-friendly device that features USB Type-C ports. The Chromebook 11 starts at just $249, but features fairly low-end specs to match. ... Read More »
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Android apps only recently made the jump over to Chrome OS, but for folks who might have switched to Google’s operating system from something like Windows, one drawback might have been clear right out of the gate: Apps unable to run in the background.
While there are some exceptions to that ... Read More »
If you thought Google’s laptop days were over, think again. Though Google shifted the Pixel name to smartphones, the company is resurrecting the notion of a high-end Chromebook in the Pixelbook. Designed to encompass the features of a laptop, tablet, and smartphone, the Pixelbook is a zany take on what Google ... Read More »
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When Google created the Chromebook line, it had yet to define a niche. It was unclear if Chromebooks were intended for casual web browsers, kids, those new to computers, or any host of other defining factors. The company tried different tactics (RIP Chromebook Pixel), but saw particular ... Read More »
We’re used to our devices having night modes. That orange filter over the screen is a big improvement at night, where cool colors can strain the eyes and hurt your sleep. However, Chrome OS still doesn’t have such a feature.
Thankfully, Google is on it. A Night Light feature has been ... Read More »
Though we now know the Pixel line to be Google’s high-end smartphones built by HTC, it started as a premium, in-house Chromebook. In fact, multiple Pixel products were built by Google, rather than a third-party like Nexus devices were.
Unfortunately, Google will not be building another ... Read More »
Acer has introduced the Chromebook 11 N7, a rugged Chromebook that’s designed for educational settings. The Chromebook 11 N7 meets US Military 810G standards and is notable for drop resistance up to 48 inches, a spill-resistant keyboard and a fan-less design. Coupled with long 12-hour battery life and an affordable starting price of ... Read More »
According to unnamed sources speaking with Android Police, Google is hard at work on a new “laptop device” that’s codenamed “Bison” but goes ... Read More »
HP has announced another Chromebook to add to its lineup. The Chromebook 11 G5 will sit under the existing HP Chromebook 13 as a budget option, starting at a low $189.
The device features a smaller body, slimmer bezels and weighs in at just 2.51 pounds. It also has an Intel Celeron ... Read More »
Rumors and speculation regarding one major new feature coming to Chrome OS and Chromebooks have been circulating for a bit of time now, and Google has finally made it official.