05/11/2011, There have been rumors floating around about Google banning Windows in its office – and it turns out that the rumors are true – to a certain extent. Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google has been reported saying that only 20% of Google’s employees are still using Microsoft Windows, and all of them are on Windows 7. The rest of the people have made the transition to Google’s Chrome OS. Google […]
05/11/2011, One thing you might notice about Google’s new Chrome OS notebooks (or Chromebooks) is that they run on Intel Atom processors. Google’s choice to use Intel’s processors instead of ARM-based processors is one of the key differences between Chrome OS and Android. While it is unclear what the future for both operating systems is – will we have Chrome phones or Android laptops in the future? Who knows? But what […]
05/11/2011, Google has just announced their maiden Chromebook outing that will see the collaboration between the Internet search giant and its partners, Samsung and Acer, arrive at the market. No longer do you need to sit down and tap your fingers on the table simply because you are trying to kill time as your computer boots up – the Chromebook will let you get down and dirty with your work within […]
05/11/2011, Is there no platform that Rio’s hottest franchise to date, Angry Birds, have yet to proliferate? We would say the Sony PSP and Nintendo DS, but those two handheld consoles have their own battle and score to settle, so we will leave them alone. The answer? We guess not, as more or less most of the mobile platforms (read: smartphones) have already had their fair share of Angry Birds, so […]
05/11/2011, Remember when we reported about rumors stating that Google will be selling their Chrome notebooks at a $20/month subscription instead of a one-time price? Well, according to a recent report from Forbes, Google will be announcing the $20 subscription for their Chome notebooks today. However there’ll be a catch – the cheap monthly subscription for the notebooks will only be available to students. Making it available to students is a […]
05/09/2011, Last month there were rumors of Google Chrome arriving on the PlayStation 3 due to some hints found in the leaked code of the PS3 WebKit source code. While there haven’t been any news or official announcements since then, a new rumor has surfaced again. It has been reported that Sony Network Entertainment recently posted a job listing looking for a senior software engineer with an advanced knowledge of computer […]
05/04/2011, Love everything about Google Chrome where Web browsers are concerned? Those who say aye will be pleased to know that Chrome Canary is finally available for the Mac platform, as Windows users are ahead yet again having had the option to download the pre-developer, experimental builds of the Chrome browser for quite some time already. Well, Mac Chrome fans are able to grab something official this time around which will […]
04/29/2011, It looks like Google might be gearing up for the launch of their Chrome OS very soon. Details of another Chrome OS notebook have leaked out into the wild. Google previously mentioned that the first two hardware partners to release Chrome OS notebooks would be Acer and Samsung, and since Acer’s notebook leaked out the other day, there’s no surprise that today’s leak was from a Samsung device.
04/28/2011, Google has just announced the release of the stable version of their latest web browser, Chrome 11. One of the main features of Chrome 11 is the inclusion of speech input. So far the only service that utilizes it is Google Translate, but you can expect more websites to use it in the future. With the latest version of Google Chrome, head over to Google Translate, click the little microphone […]
04/27/2011, Are you a person who likes choice? Do you ever feel like one operating system is never enough? Do you ever wish you had the choice of two different operating systems? How do three operating systems sound to you? Always Innovating, the company behind the refrigerator tablet/netbook hybrid has come up with Super-Jumbo – a single disk image that combines four different operating systems – Google Android 2.3, Ubuntu 10.10, […]
04/20/2011, We all know that the Google Chrome OS is about to make its debut as a stable operating system sometime in the new future, and that the netbooks are on their way. All that’s left to figure out is how much they will cost. According to an exclusive report from the folks at Neowin, it looks like Google will have an interesting pricing strategy for their Chrome OS netbooks.
04/18/2011, Google’s Chrome operating system should be launching anytime soon now. Google has recently created a Stable Channel for Chrome OS last week. Since the Stable Channel is where the usually more developed versions of the operating system are released just like the Stable Channel Google has in place for their Chrome web browser. If that’s the case, it looks like Google is about to release the operating system to more […]
04/13/2011, Granted, you won’t really want to use your game console to surf the Internet, not when you have a notebook, desktop or even tablet device that offers a far more compelling reason to do so instead of fiddling about with your console’s controller for 10 minutes just to key in a long URL. Well, that has not stopped the spread of rumors such as the Sony PS3 to feature the […]
04/07/2011, While the lukewarm response to Google’s Chrome netbooks don’t seem to spell out a bright future for the devices, it looks like they might have more planned for the operating system, Chrome OS. According to reports online, Chrome OS will possibly be headed to tablets in the future. Upon close examination of the operating system’s source code, it appears that Google has implemented code to “let Web sites that are […]