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Google Chrome OS successfully hacked

08/05/2011, One of Google’s Chrome OS strongest selling points was the fact that it had much better built-in security than other operating systems. The OS split up between different hard drive partitions: one swap partition, one encrypted user partition and one...

Chrome OS supports ZIP files now

08/05/2011, Google’s Chrome OS takes a closer step to being a respectable operating system as it is now capable of supporting ZIP files – which might come across as a surprise to many considering how we have taken ZIP file support for granted all this...

Google Chrome 13 features Instant Pages

08/03/2011, Google has just released a new stable version of its Chrome browser (hooray for updates) which brings the very interesting “Instant Pages” service that makes browsing the internet even faster. In case you didn’t know how Instant Pages...

Acer AC700 Chromebook unboxed

07/13/2011, While most of us are still waiting to get our hands on the latest Chromebook from Acer, some lucky people have already gotten their hands on the computer before the rest of the world. Well, the folks over at Spanglish Review are one of them, and...

MightyText will send phone calls and text messages to your browser

07/07/2011, There are times when you may have left your phone in the car, home or office, but instead of going to retrieve it, what if SMS and calls could instead be routed to your computer and inside Google Chrome itself? If that sounds a lot like Google Voice, you...

Samsung Chromebook bill of materials costs $322

06/13/2011, If you’ve wondered about the profit that Samsung makes for selling each one of their Chromebooks, you have to wonder no more. According to the folks over at iSuppli, who gave the Samsung 3G Chromebook a tear down, it costs $322 to obtain the parts...

Google Chrome with Touch UI revealed in pictures

06/09/2011, Despite affirmations from Google about how Chrome OS is designed for notebooks (better known as Chromebooks), more evidence that they’re taking the operating system into a tablet-friendly market has surfaced. The folks over at Chrome Story stumbled...

Chromebooks go on sale

06/09/2011, Google just tweeted that they will finally sell their Chromebooks – as part of a pre-order package, of course. It has been a long ride to this day from when Google first announced the commencement of their Chromebooks a couple of years ago, and...

Google Chrome 12 released

06/08/2011, The latest version of Google’s web browser, Google Chrome has finally graduated from the beta channel into the stable channel and has been pushed out to Chrome users all over the world. Google has announced its release on the official blog, and...

Google Chrome OS 12 arrives at beta stage

05/16/2011, Some updates in the Chrome OS code as well as forums before Google I/O happened recently pointed towards the imminent release of a new version, and with the recent unveiling of Chromebooks to the masses (although they aren’t ready yet to ship since...

Chromebook Preview

05/14/2011, We live blogged the Google I/O keynote on Wednesday where major announcements were made, including the launch of the Google  Chromebook computers manufactured by Samsung and Acer that will be available June 15 in the US for $449 (Samsung WiFi version),...