Chromebook articles

Google has no plans for a third Chromebook Pixel

Rick Osterloh, Google’s senior vice president for hardware, revealed in a meeting with journalists at Mobile World Congress today that the company has no plans to make a third Chromebook Pixel.

Google: All new Chromebooks will support Android apps

Word surfaced less than a year ago that Chromebooks would be gaining access to the Play Store (and thus, the ability to run Android apps). That promise came to fruition as the second half of 2016 played out but it…

Samsung rolls out convertible Chromebook Plus, Pro models

Samsung has introduced a premium Chromebook at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. Although not a total surprise thanks to a retailer slip-up a few months back, the unveiling does provide new details on the matter such as the fact that…

Durability is priority one with Acer's new Chromebook 11 N7

Acer at CES 2017 today announced a new Chromebook designed specifically for those in the education sector – a nice way of saying that it’s durable enough to put up with the abuse it’ll receive from students in and out…

Shortcut Extravaganza: Windows, Mac, Chrome, Firefox, Android, iPhone & More

#ThrowbackThursday What’s more appealing than a shortcut? It's a quick way to take a task and make it less painful and easier to accomplish. If you save three minutes a day for a year, that’s a little over 18 hours. You could binge-watch the entire show Freaks and Geeks with four hours to spare. So, shall we get started?

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Asus Chromebook leaked by retailer ahead of likely CES unveiling

CES 2017 officially kicks off on January 5 although as any seasoned veteran will attest to, product announcements typically trickle out days in advance. What recently happened with Asus and Newegg, however, appears to be more of an accident than…

Android apps arrive on Chrome OS dev build

The Asus Chromebook Flip just became the first Chrome OS device to officially get Android apps, with more to follow soon. Flip owners on the Chrome OS developer channel can now update to version 53.0.2768 and access the Play Store…

Google really wants you to hack its Chromebook

Google is one of several large companies that pay security researchers big bucks to find and (privately) disclose vulnerabilities in its software. Last year alone, the search giant paid out more than $2 million to help make its products safer…