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Acer Chromebook 11 And 14 Now Being Sold By Google

06/07/2016, If you’re in the market for a new notebook, Google would appreciate that you give Chromebooks a chance. These are affordable and fast laptops that are powered by the company’s cloud-based Chrome OS. The Google Store already has a nice variety...

How Android Apps Run On Chromebook

06/05/2016, This year at its I/O 2016 developer conference Google confirmed what we had been hearing for some time, that it’s going to enable Android apps to run on Chromebooks. Now those are two completely different platforms but Google does have the tools in...

Google Confirms Android Apps Will Soon Be Arriving On Chrome OS

05/19/2016, Last month thanks to a screenshot, it was hinted that Google could soon allow Android apps to run on Chrome OS. Then the other day according to the Google I/O 2016 schedule, there was more evidence to suggest that this would be coming. As it stands,...

Millions Of Android Apps Could Be Coming To Chrome OS Soon

04/25/2016, One of the important things when choosing a software platform like Windows, Mac, Linux, and etc. is the amount of apps that are compatible with it. Given that Windows is the dominating platform, it isn’t surprising to see that the majority of software...

Neverware Turns Your Old Laptop Into A Dual Booting Chromebook

02/18/2016, Unfortunately laptops aren’t as easy to upgrade compared to desktops. This means as your laptop gets older, it isn’t as convenient or easy to swap out older components for newer ones, meaning that eventually your old laptop will find its way onto your...

Lenovo ThinkPad 13 Comes In Either Windows Or Chrome OS Flavors

01/03/2016, [CES 2016] If there is a benefit to purchasing a Chrome OS laptop is that for the most part, they are pretty cheap. The only disadvantage is that unlike Windows where there are plenty more software options to choose from, Chrome OS feels more “basic”,...

VideoLAN Reveals VLC For Chrome OS

12/18/2015, The folks over at Video LAN have just announced the introduction of VLC, which is one of the most popular media players worldwide, on the Chrome OS platform. Those who already know what it is all about can head straight for the Chrome Web Store to...

Google: Chrome OS Is Here To Stay

11/02/2015, Last week there were rumors that Google was planning on folding Chrome OS and Android into a single operating system, kind of what Microsoft did with Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile, where both platforms are similar but have different features and...

Google: We Remain Very Committed To Chrome OS

10/30/2015, Yesterday there was a very interesting rumor that suggested that Google might be merging Chrome OS and Android into a single platform. Does a unified platform make sense? In some ways it does, especially when you look at what Microsoft is doing with...

Google Rumored To Fold Chrome OS Into Android

10/29/2015, Chrome OS is a very simple operating system that gets the job done. If you just want a simple and easy-to-use OS to surf the web and maybe do a bit of work, then Chrome OS would be the perfect OS for you. It is also one of the reasons why many Chromebooks...

Windows 10 Now Has 2.47% Of The OS Market

08/02/2015, A couple of days ago, Microsoft confirmed that Windows 10 has been installed on over 14 million devices which is a pretty impressive figure, but in terms of overall market share, exactly how much does that 14 million and more represent? The folks at...

Acer Unveils New 21.5-inch Chromebase Computer

06/22/2015, When we think of Chrome OS, we usually think of Chromebooks but given that the platform will run fine on any machine that supports it, why not desktop computers too, right? For those who would much prefer a desktop equivalent of Chrome OS, you might be...