Despite previous reports that pegged LG and HTC as the likeliest candidates for co-branding the 2014 Nexus 7 alongside Google, it appears Asus has a shot at being chosen again as well.
When Acer unveiled its first 2013 Chromebook, the $250 C720-2800, it was hard to imagine things could get any cheaper than that with similar specs. And yet the Taiwanese have just outdone themselves, taking the wraps off the $200 C720-2848.
The latest developer build of Chrome can be configured to work on Windows 8’s Start Screen, and comes with a lot of features that were seen on Chrome OS.
And just like that, Chromebooks and Chromeboxes have become mainstream. I presume, since Google and Intel have earlier today unveiled four, count’em four new Chrome OS-based computing machines, including two manufactured by newcomers Toshiba and Asus.
Andy Rubin, the guy behind Google's wildly successful mobile operating system Android, is stepping down from his post, handing the important role to another.
Google's Chromebook laptops have proven to be quite successful for the company, but now they want to move beyond the low-end market of laptops and take on Apple's MacBook Air; the leader of the high-end, high-quality, market.
Google has partnered with educational charity site DonorsChoose to offer teachers $99 Chromebooks, until December 21st.
Google has integrated Google Drive with Gmail, thereby enabling users with the capability of sending files up to 400 times larger, or up to 10GB.
Google and Samsung have unveiled the latest Chromebook, a netbook powered by Google's Chrome operating system designed to get users immediately online.
Although we've already seen Samsung's new Chromebox, it's now official alongside a new Chromebook, both featuring upgraded hardware compared to the first generation of Chromebooks. To go with the new products, Google has also upgraded its Chrome OS to version 19 which adds support for a fair new features, least not Google Drive and remote desktop
Back at CES, Samsung was showing off an upcoming product called the Chromebox, a desktop version of the Chromebook, but so far the device hasn't materialized. However, now the final specs and pricing has leaked courtesy of US online retailer TigerDirect.
Facebook, with close to a billion users now, is a perfect data mining treasure for any intelligence service that would control it – but what about Google's combination of tracking and searching capabilities? Or Microsoft's rumoured backdoors in Windows for the US intelligence?
Google would be grinning like cheshire cats right now after striking a big deal with three school districts including Iowa, Illinois and South Carolina. The deal results in Google shifting over 27,000 of its Chromebooks to schools in these areas.
Google may have explicitly declared that their Chromebooks will not allow a user to install anything to the local storage, much less replace the stock Chrome OS operating system with an alternative OS such as Windows 7 or a Linux distribution. However, the good news is that Chromebook owners who simply cannot do without Windows
What if you could run Android on Windows in real time, side-by-side and without any lag whatsoever? BlueStacks promises all this – we go hands-on after the break.
While Google made reference to forthcoming desktops running its Chrome OS at its recent I/O conference, the company provided few specifics. Xi3 has since filled that breach by announcing that its ChromiumPC will be the first desktop to run the operating system when it launches in early July. Xi3 had designed a modular architecture
As we all already know, Microsoft is still the biggest company for PC operating systems, at least according to the amount of revenue it generates. A new study from Gartner Research reports that Microsoft had $23.848 billion in revenue from its OS business in 2010 which gave it a 78.6 percent share of the entire
With tablet PCs fast gaining acceptance among consumers as the mobile computer of choice for media consumption, what does one think netbook OEMs should do to restore the competitiveness of a product that appears to be fast approaching its 'use by' date? Well, ASUS apparently thinks that the answer is rather straightforward: make them cheaper.
A long time ago, we wrote a short story about how Google might plan to bring its web-only operating system known as Chrome OS to not only notebooks, but desktops and even tablet PCs. However, it seems like the open-source developer community might have already one-upped Google on the tablet front, for Chromium OS (the