How To Change Owner On a Chromebook

How do you change the ownership of a Chromebook? You simple change the "Owner" user. How do you change the "Owner" user? Reset your Chromebook and login using the new account. That's the gist of this article. Now, let's get into the details. The first user who logs into a Chromebook becomes the "Owner" user […] Read More

Asus Flip 2 (Asus C302CA) First Impression [Hands-On]

There's been quite a bit of buzz lately about a new Chromebook from Asus that appeared briefly on NewEgg, and then again on Best Buy's website. (read about those leaks here) This new Chromebook has been dubbed the Asus Flip 2, successor to the Asus Flip Chromebook, which was a 10" ARM powered Chromebook with […] Read More

Chrome Extension Notifier to See GitHub Issues and Receive Desktop Alerts

A Chrome extension is now available for free to notify unread counts for GitHub issues. Named, Notifier for GitHub, it will show the unread counts for every action, like participating in issues of other users or creating your own repository. Every action is counted as alerts, be it someone modifying the title, adding comments to […] Read More

“Mercury Reader” For Chrome Removes Clutter From Web Pages For Easier Reading

Let me borrow the official description for this extension to introduce it. "The Mercury Reader extension for Chrome (formerly Readability) removes ads and distractions, leaving only text and images for a clean and consistent reading view on every site." If you read a lot of articles online, (I do, but I am a huge Pocket […] Read More

Best Buy Leaks The Upcoming Asus Chromebook Flip 2

After a brief appearance on Newegg.com, the upcoming Asus Chromebook Flip 2 showed up on Best Buy's website the other day. Chrome Unboxed has the details. Asus C302CA The Asus C302CA, which is touted as the second generation Flip, comes with 12.5 inch touch screen. The 1920 x 1080 LED back-lit display looks promising. The Best […] Read More

Meet “Chrome On Home”, Chrome (Almost) Integrated With Google Home!

Host Google Chrome on a server, along with a frontend that connects to Chrome. Now make Google Home read the contents of the page to you. Sounds interesting? Meet "Chrome On Home", a proof of concept by developer Paul Kinlan. When Google announced Actions for Assistant, their API that allowed developers to build integrations with Google […] Read More

Android Wallpapers App To Be The Default Wallpaper App on Chrome OS

A new flag added to the Canary channel of Chrome OS hints at the Android Wallpapers app becoming the default option in Chrome OS. The flag, available at chrome://flags/#enable-android-wallpapers-app, is called "Android Wallpapers App Chrome OS" and has the following description: Enables the Android Wallpapers App as the default Wallpaper App on Chrome OS This is […] Read More

Google Home Now Works with Sony’s Google Cast Speakers and Android TVs

Rejoice, Google Home users, you can now use voice control to stream audio and video to your Chromecast built-in Sony speakers and Android TV Sony 4K HDR televisions. Till now, Sony users had to individually cast content to Sony devices using a phone or tablet, but from now on, you can simply talk to your […] Read More

Channel 5 Launches My5 on Chromecast

Channel 5's on demand service, My5 has been added to Chromecast. Channel 5 is a free-to-air broadcasting channel owned by Viacom based at UK. Viewers will be able to stream content from My5 service from the phones or tablets to their TVs via Chromecast dongle, Google media streaming device. Channel 5 has a good number […] Read More

Meet This Chrome Experiment Exploring Google Earth Satellite Images Through Gesture

It's been a while since we shared a Google Chrome experiment on Chrome Story. Well, we have something cool today.  Draw something on the screen, and "Land Lines" will find you a piece of Google satellite imagery of a matching shape. Google loves to play with satellite imagery. Interesting shapes from their satellite imagery collection […] Read More

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