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Google Announces Chrome OS Emulator To Test Android Apps on Chrombooks

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One of the (many) complaints about Android is that Google did not do a good job with Android apps for bigger screens (read tablets). Looks like they want to do it better this time, as they prepare Android for even bigger screens. Using the emulator will make it easier for you to test your Android apps […] Read More

Samsung Chromebook Pro Will Launch On May 28th, 2017

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From the reports, it doesn't run Android apps as good as its ARM cousin (yet), but the Samsung Chromebook Pro is one of the most awaited devices of the year. It briefly showed up on Amazon for pre-order, and disappeared pretty soon. Now, the official word marks May 28th as the official release date. According to […] Read More

Chrome OS Makes Another Enterprise Push, With Help From VMware

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Education Google is winning in Education. Enterprise however, is an area that they could still use some support. Google has announced that they will be partnering with VMware. Chrome OS can be integrated with their  Workspace ONE, allowing customers to deploy applications on Chrome OS devices. According to VMware, Workspace One "is a simple and secure enterprise platform […] Read More

“Buyback for Chromebooks in Education”

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Clover Wireless has announced a buyback program for Chromebooks in education in partnership with Google for Education. This US only service lets you ship your used education Chromebooks for free and receive credit for future purchases. From the official description: Tell us what types of devices you have, who your resellers is, and get a […] Read More

Chrome OS Gets “Night Mode”

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The latest version of Chrome OS Canary channel has a very Androidy feature added to it for the first time. Chrome OS now comes with built-in Night Mode. The "Toggle Night Mode" icon is available right on the taskbar. Play Store, Android Apps, File Manager, Wallpaper app and more. Chrome OS is getting a lot […] Read More

Lenovo Announces Convertible “Flex 11” Chromebook For $279

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Lenovo has announced a new convertible Chromebook, the Flex 11 which starts at $279. For $279, Lenovo is giving you a convertible Chromebook with touch screen, with the promise of Android apps "soon". Does this sound attractive to you? Lenovo's Flex 11 is 2-in-1 convertible laptop with a 11.6-inch (1366 x 768) touchscreen and a 2.1GHz quad […] Read More

How To Adjust Mouse Cursor Size on Chromebook

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Chrome OS is adding a new feature that allows users increase the mouse cursor size. This feature is currently behind a flag, available only on the Dev channel of Chrome OS. François Beaufort reports: Chrome OS users can now adjust their mouse cursor size thanks to an experimental flag available at chrome://flags/#ash-adjustable-large-cursor in the latest Dev […] Read More

Poin2 Adds 2 more Chromebooks in the List

Point Tu Lab, otherwise called Poin2, the only Chromebook manufacturer licensed by Google to produce devices in Korea, add two more Chromebooks in their collection. Poin2, a product and service development company, has been providing IT services in South Korea ever since it was founded in 2014. Chrome Unboxed reports thus: "Poin2 is releasing two, new […] Read More

A 2013 Election Promise Results in Overpriced Chromebooks?

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Zairil Khir Johari (MP for Bukit Bendera and DAP parliamentary spokesperson for education, science and technology) writes in Malaysiakini, how an election promise in 2013 resulted in a price hike on Chromebooks. Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin had mentioned this as part of their election manifesto that this was a step of the coalition's […] Read More

Chrome OS Now Themes the Dominant Wallpaper Color in the Dev Channel

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Chromium Evangelist François Beaufort has posted on his Google Plus profile on a recent tweak on Chrome OS. Themed docks based on your wallpaper is the recent feature in Chrome OS. You can now adjust the color scheme by tweaking the experimental flag available at chrome://flags/#ash-shelf-color. Once it is enabled, the dock will become a solid color […] Read More

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