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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...

Google Rumored To Launch Two New Chromebooks

05/28/2015, Chromebooks have steadily become popular and they have carved a nice little niche for themselves in the notebook market. Many students and even professionals appreciate the cloud-OS based notebooks for the portability and ease of use they offer, and...

Acer Chromebase Is An AiO Chrome OS PC

04/01/2015, Acer has made a lot of hardware for Google’s Chrome OS. Actually Acer was the very first OEM that launched a laptop powered by Chrome OS. Since then the company has released many Chromebooks and then it went on to make Chromeboxes as well. Now Acer...

Google Announces Anyone Can Port Android Apps Onto Chrome OS

03/31/2015, Both Android and Chrome OS are different operating systems but it seems that Google wants users from Android to be able to run apps on their Chromebooks without any issues. Just last year at Google I/O, the company announced that Android apps would soon...

Chromebit Dongle Will Turn Any HDMI Display Into A Chrome PC

03/31/2015, Google today introduced a HDMI stick that you shouldn’t confuse with Chromecast. It’s actually a lot different from that streaming stick. It’s actually quite similar to the Compute Stick from Intel. Just plug it into any HDMI display and...

Google’s Smart Lock Feature Now Available To All Chromebook Users

01/29/2015, Wouldn’t it be awesome to be able to lock/unlock your laptop using just your phone? It would certainly save you time from having to always enter your password and to manually logout of your computer everytime you step away. Now some of you guys might...

Acer Introduces Couple Of Durable Chromebooks

01/21/2015, Acer is at it again, giving the Chromebook range yet another go, targeting the education market with a couple of new models. They happen to be the Acer Chromebook C910 and Acer Chromebook C740, where these two models will sport a durable design that ought...

Chrome OS Gains Experimental “OK Google” Always-On Feature

12/21/2014, An update earlier this year enabled Android users to use the “OK Google” command at all times with its always-on update. Previously users could only use the voice command when in the home screen, but the update allowed users to use it anytime. Now...

Lenovo Reportedly Launching Low Cost Chromebook Next Year

11/09/2014, Chromebooks have carved out space for themselves in the notebook market, particularly in the U.S., as they are increasingly becoming popular with the likes of students and small businesses. This had lead to a growth in sales of these Chrome OS powered...

Google Releases Improved Hangouts App For Desktop

10/09/2014, There is some good news today for folks who use Google Hangouts. The company today released a new update which aims to make it much more easier for users to access Hangouts on their desktop computers. This update has been developed keeping one aim in mind...

First Chrome OS Native Android Apps Revealed

09/11/2014, Every year Google shows off its software advancements at the I/O conference, 2014 was no different. Android was the highlight of this year’s conference but Google did take some time out to talk about Chrome OS. Its browser based operating system...

Samsung Chromebook 2 Review

08/02/2014, The Chromebook fits between an iPad or Android tablet and a full-fledged laptop computer. While not quite as portable as a tablet, since it certainly can’t be used one handed, or with a table or at least a lap to rest it on, it does offer the potential...