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Samsung Chromebook Plus & Chromebook Pro Announced

01/04/2017, Laptops are a dime a dozen and some of them range from being really cheap to really expensive. If you don’t really see the need for an expensive laptop and just want one for writing up reports, doing assignments, or just general browsing, Chromebooks...

Acer Launches Rugged Chromebook 11 N7

01/03/2017, [CES 2017] While Windows-based laptops are the more popular choice, Chromebooks are steadily gaining in popularity. This is because not only are Chromebooks on the cheaper end of laptops, but Chrome OS recently gained the ability to run Android apps, thus...

AMD Powered Chrome OS Devices Expected Soon

12/27/2016, There has been a lot of speculation about the possibility of the Chrome OS ecosystem expanding to devices powered by chips from AMD and Qualcomm. There’s growing circumstantial evidence to support the theory that AMD might be working on a Chrome...

New Chrome OS Lenovo Yoga Book Confirmed For 2017

12/16/2016, During IFA 2016 earlier this year, Lenovo debuted a rather interesting device in the form of the Yoga Book. What makes this such an interesting device, at least compared to other 2-in-1 tablet/hybrids out there is that it features a touch-sensitive...

Android And Chrome OS Merger Off The Table

12/13/2016, There has been a lot of talk over the past few months that Google is considering merging Android and Chrome OS. The company itself hasn’t said anything to suggest that both operating systems will be merged completely even if they now get along...

Microsoft Reassures That Office Will Work On Chrome OS

11/10/2016, Earlier this week there were reports that made it sound like Microsoft was blocking access to its Office apps on Chrome OS computers. To be more specific, there were owners of the Asus Flip and Acer R11 Chromebooks who were reporting that they were...

Lenovo Yoga Book With Chrome OS Rumored Once Again

11/02/2016, Customers opting for a Chromebook have limited choices. They can either go for a conventional notebook with or without a touchscreen display or they can opt for a laptop/tablet convertible. Multiple rumors in the past have suggested that Lenovo is going...

New Dell Chromebook Reportedly In The Pipeline

10/24/2016, It has been a while since Dell came out with a new Chromebook and that might be about to change in the not so distant future. According to reports, Dell is working on a new Chromebook that it’s internally referring to as “Asuka.” The...

Latest Chrome OS For The Pixel 2 Gets Google Play Store Access

09/27/2016, Earlier this year, Google confirmed that Chrome OS will soon be able to run Android apps, and that proved to be true when Google released Android apps for two Chromebooks, the Acer Chromebook R11 and the ASUS Chromebook Flip. The good news is that if you...

Google Reportedly Testing ‘Andromeda’ On The Nexus 9

09/25/2016, As you might have heard, word on the street has it that Google could be unveiling Project Andromeda on the 4th of October, which in case you haven’t heard, is Google’s vision of the future where Android and Chrome OS are merged together into a single...

Google’s Android & Chrome OS Merger Could Be Announced October 4

09/25/2016, The idea of Google merging Android and Chrome OS into a single operating system isn’t new. In fact last year a report from The Wall Street Journal suggested that this is something that Google is working on and now according to a report from Android...

Lenovo Considering Putting Chrome OS On The Yoga Book

09/07/2016, During IFA 2016 last week, Lenovo announced a new device called the Yoga Book. Lenovo’s Yoga brand is a well-established one, but with the Yoga Book, Lenovo has opted to do away with a physical keyboard. Instead they have introduced the Halo Keyboard...

Fingerprint Support Could Be Coming To Chrome OS

09/06/2016, Back in the day, alphanumeric passwords used to be one of the ways we protected our phones and computers. These days they are still being used, but we are starting to see biometric security becoming commonplace, such as fingerprint scanners and if...

Acer Chromebase 24 Now Available For Purchase

07/12/2016, Earlier this year during CES 2016, Acer took the wraps off the Acer Chromebase 24, an AIO desktop system that runs Google’s Chrome OS. However at that time, Acer did not mention how much the computer would cost or when it would be available, but now it...