Tag: Chromebooks

Chrome OS Will Soon Allow You To Sideload Android Apps Without Developer Mode

Sideloading Android apps on Chrome OS will soon be much easier, according to a newly discovered code commit. Soon, users won’t need Developer Mode to install apps from third-party sources, but there’s a catch.

Apps/Software January 15, 2018

Google Compiles List Of Chromebooks Vulnerable To Meltdown: Here's What You Need To Know

Google provided a list of Chromebooks that likely are vulnerable to the Meltdown bug. The list indicated that many Chromebook models run on ARM chips and therefore immune, as the exploit mostly exists on devices powered by Intel processors.

Google January 12, 2018

CES 2017: New Samsung Chromebook Pro And Plus Run Android Apps And Feature A Built-In Stylus

Samsung has unveiled two new Chromebooks named the Plus and the Pro. The former releasing February, and the latter later this spring, both machines will feature a 360-degree rotating touchscreens, a built-in stylus, and more.

Computers January 4, 2017

Acer Chromebook 11 And Chromebook 14 Now Available At The Google Store: Specs, Design, Price And More

Google is now offering the Acer Chromebook 11 and Chromebook 14 via the Google Store. Here are the details we know so far about these two new Acer Chromebooks.

Computers June 8, 2016

IDC Confirms Chromebooks Are Outperforming Apple Macs In US Sales

Google Chromebook shipments are reportedly ahead of Macs for the first quarter of the year. The numbers are based on sales in the United States, and the educational sector was the biggest client for the affordable laptops.

Computers May 20, 2016

HP Announces New Chromebook 14, Rolls Out With New Sky Blue Colorway

The new slim laptop has a price tag of $250 and is expected to be available in time for the holiday season.

Computers October 19, 2015

Microsoft Gives New York City Schools Free Access To Office 365 ProPlus

Microsoft gives away 1.1 million free subscriptions to its core product, but it’s not all out of the goodness of Microsoft’s corporate heart.

Apps/Software February 12, 2015

Chromebook users rejoice, Adobe has a sweet gift coming

The Chrome OS gets more support from familiar software. Google welcomes Adobe's Creative Cloud and Photoshop to Chromebooks.

Apps/Software September 29, 2014

Android apps for Chromebooks are a mixed bag of productivity

Google has released its first batch of Android apps on Chrome OS, including two educational apps, plus Evernote and Vine. Google is expected to continue bringing the two operating systems together over the next few months.

Apps/Software September 15, 2014

HP unveils tag team of Chromebooks in time for the holidays

HP unveils a slew of new products which will be launching right on time for the holiday shopping season. The most notable products are the new budget-friendly Chromebooks.

Computers September 8, 2014

PC sales are bouncing back due to Chromebooks, according to IDC

The PC market is expected to bounce back in 2014. According to research firm IDC, PC sales will decrease by 3.7 percent, an improvement over its earlier forecast of a six percent decline.

Computers August 30, 2014

Dell can't meet Chromebook demand, Microsoft aims to offer alternative

Amid too high a demand for Chromebooks, Dell has temporarily stopped selling them. The company can't keep up with production.

Computers July 14, 2014

Lenovo unveils a ballerina: N20p Chromebook with 300-degree hinge

Joining the bandwagon of Chromebooks is Lenovo with its own lineup, the N20 and N20p models. The latter has a multi-mode design that allows the keyboard to flex back 300 degrees.

Computers May 7, 2014

Lenovo debuts Chromebooks for the shopper, student consumer

PC maker delivers on promise to push out cheaper laptops for the education market. They should hit stores just as back-to-school shopping begins.

Computers May 6, 2014

Google pushing Chromebooks to businesses following the death of Windows XP

Business switching from Windows XP to Chrome OS? That's what Google is hoping for with latest promotion.

Computers April 10, 2014

Google aims to overtake enterprise with VMware partnership

Google struck a deal with VMware to allow Windows access to Chromebooks. Google hopes that this partnership will help ease new enterprise customers into the transition from Windows to Chrome.

Computers February 12, 2014

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