ASUS did not disappoint us.The news of Chromebook Flip C101, the real Flip 2, has been around for a while now. The price was the last piece of information that we all have been waiting for. At $299, Flip 2 seems to be an affordable device for a new Chromebook user who wants to try […]
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Chromebooks are simple and easy to use computers running Chrome OS, an operating system built and managed by Google. This is a futuristic platform, allowing you to get things done easy, fast and secure on the cloud.
I woke up to this treasure trove of Google leaks this morning. Droid Life has literally leaked the October 4th Google hardware event. I am hoping that there will still be some surprises for us on the 4th. Okay, to the Pixelbook. Pixelbook The third generation Chromebook Pixel is expected to be called Pixelbook. (Google […]
In an embarrassing incident, a school in East Bridgewater Massachusetts has recalled 1169 Chromebooks after at least three incidents of smoke coming from Lenovo Chromebooks. According to news reports, after these incidents, the school “made the decision to confiscate the computers to ensure the safety of students, staff and buildings”. Currently these Chromebooks are kept outside the […]
Samsung Chromebook Pro might get an new powerful variant, with an Intel i7 processor and additional RAM. Our friends at Chrome Unboxed had earlier posted about benchmark reports showing up for such a Chromeook. Today, they are back with more solid evidence on this. Chromebook Pro With Intel i7 According to the report, when you […]
I don’t know about you, but this news reminded me of those moving portraits from the Harry Potter series! Okay, here is the news. Recently, the Chrome OS team added animated profile icons. The team is improving up on this new feature. Soon, you will be able to record a short video using your Chromebook’s […]
The latest marketing effort for Google Cloud is sending free Chromebooks to Microsoft Azure partners. Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure are cloud solutions by these companies, trying to gain market share in a market dominated by Amazon Web Services. The laptop is intended to be used for a Google Hangout, which will feature Google Cloud representative […]
Welcome to today’s edition of Chrome and Chrome OS #comingsoon updates. Today we have two new upcoming features to discuss. An option to inspect Chrome’s internal UI has been added to the Canary channel. The wallpaper policy for managed Chromebooks seems to be getting an update. Inspect Chrome Internal UI This is a piece of […]
Here is a quick post to share two upcoming Chrome OS features. These are two minor changes, but I am sure you will find these two useful. I found these in internal code commits. So, as always, these changes may or may not make it to the Stable channel of Chrome OS. Notification Per Screenshot […]
Here is a quick video to share a hands-on video of the new Acer Chromebook 15, from IFA 2017. As the photos suggested, this Chromebook looks a lot like MacBook Air and MacBook Pro. Here is one more hands-on review article from Android Authority.
Chrome OS fans always crave for sales numbers of Chromebooks. Google does not give out such information. We see occasional mentions of Chromebook sales in interviews and other articles. Here is my favorite so far. In a recent article on Time, titled “Stop Calling Google’s Chromebooks Toy Computers”, Rajen Sheth, a senior director of product management […]