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Chromebook Pixel gets a Google+ photo app, brings instant upload and easy sharing

Google+ photo app makes it easy to share and manage your photo collection from your Chromebook Pixel Google has released a very nice little utility for the Chromebook Pixel today, aptly named Google+ Photos. The application, that we first saw glimpses of in February, allows photos to be uploaded...
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Google expands retail availability of Chromebooks to new store partners

Walmart and Staples in the U.S. to carry various Chromebook models With the somewhat quiet success of Chromebook sales through its original sales channels of Amazon and Best Buy continuing, Google announced today that it is expanding retail availability of the laptops to three times the number...
Chrome Canary for Mac

Notification Center settings in latest Chrome Canary for Mac

A way to shut off some of those Chrome Notification pop-ups finally lands on OSX Chrome Canary, the bleeding edge version of Chrome designed for ultra-early adopters, is a great platform to preview features that will be making their way into the Chrome stable channel some day. The Notification...
Chromium and iTunes

New APIs to allow Chrome to interact with your iTunes library

The users iTunes library is one of the default destinations for the new mediaGalleries API in Chrome The mediaGalleries API is what Chrome and Chrome OS use to access images, videos and audio that is stored locally on the device. This means your media can be treated the same way online media is...
AMD

AMD to support Android and Chrome OS says senior VP

Another traditional PC hardware icon finds the lure of mobile and market share irresistible, as AMD says they want to support Android and Chrome OS Lisa Su, senior vice president and general manager of global business units at AMD, in an interview at the Computex trade show in Taiwan has said...
Google Admin

Google releases 'Admin' app for managing enterprise, education and government accounts

Super administrators can now control every aspect of their user's accounts from a phone Google released its latest in-house app today, Google Admin, targeted at administrators of Google Apps accounts in business, education, government and other applications. Although it may not apply to the...
Google Now in Chrome.

Google Now style voice search now live in Chrome stable channel

Google Now voice search goes live in the latest Chrome desktop builds Ladies and gents, it's time to upgrade your Chrome browser. Google Now style voice search has just went live in the latest Chrome stable version for the desktop (Version 27.0.1453.93). As far as we can tell from playing around...
SWAG

The Chrome developers are ready to take it up a notch at Google I/O

What's in the boxes isn't nearly as important as what them being there means Look at that pallet of swag. Some people think it may be a pile of Chrome devices to give to attendees, others think it's T-shirts and some are guessing it's box after box of fancy pens. Alex is certain that it's "so...
Pixel Touch Drawing App

Doodle on your Pixel's touchscreen with this simple drawing app

The Touch Drawing App puts the touchscreen on your Pixel to use Googler and Chromium Evangelist François Beaufort has released a little Chrome app that gives you a chance to put your touchscreen to work. Aptly named Touch Drawing App, all it does is present a canvas which you can draw on with...
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Netflix now available on ARM Chromebooks via HTML5 player

HTML5 "Premium Video Extensions" to replace Silverlight, first implementations now available on Chrome OS Although relying on Silverlight as a video player had many advantages for Netflix, one of the unfortunate side effects was its inability to play on platforms that couldn't support the plugin...
Chrome

Google forks off WebKit to create new rendering engine 'Blink'; will power Chrome and Chrome OS

Initial work focuses on internal improvements and brings very little change for web developers Update: Chrome developer Alex Russell has an excellent read on this for those interested. On the Chromium blog, Google just announced that they have split off WebKit to create and further develop the...
Pixel

LTE model Chromebook Pixel to ship in early April

Google has updated the Play Store device page for the LTE-enabled Chromebook Pixel, and it tells us that orders should ship out by April 8. The upgraded model offers 64GB of internal storage, as well as 100MB of free Verizon LTE service per month, Users can contact Verizon for additional use, and...
Chromebooks

Samsung, HP, and Acer Chromebooks coming to 6 new countries starting today

Turns out Australia getting access to the Samsung, HP, and Acer Chromebooks was just the tip of the international iceberg, Starting from today (March 19) folks in Canada, France, Germany, Ireland and the Netherlands will be able to purchase one of the three best-selling Chromebooks without knowing...
Acer C7 Chromebook

Chromebooks now available Down Under

Two very popular Chromebooks, the Acer C7 and Samsung Series 3, went on sale today in Australia. Interestingly enough, Google will not be selling them directly to consumers online through the Play Store. The only way to pick these bad boys up is through one of the two exclusive Chromebook...
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Google+ Photos app coming to Chrome, developer gives us a peek

A new Chrome app is in the works, and developer François Beaufort  has let the cat out of the bag and shown the world a quick peek at Google+ Photos. Nicknamed "Pulsar" the app is powered by Native Client technology and is gives you the ability to upload and share photos from Google Chrome. For...
Linux on the Pixel

The Chromebook Pixel might be the new Linux ultrabook you're waiting for

After the announcement of the Chromebook Pixel yesterday, a lot of people were in love with the hardware, but thought the price tag was a bit high for a machine running Chrome OS. I'm in that camp as well. I think the hardware is mostly worth the price tag (a 256GB SSD would affirm that in a big...
Chromebook Pixel

The Chromebook Pixel is official, and available at Google Play for $1300

The Chromebook Pixel is real, and really expensive. It's been rumored for a few weeks, and just yesterday we heard from the WSJ and one of their people close to the matter about a touchscreen Chromebook, but Google took all doubt away a few minutes ago and put the Pixel up for sale at Google Play...
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Google working on touchscreen Chromebooks to be released this year, says WSJ

According to the Wall Street Journal's "people familiar with the matter", Google has developed touchscreen Chromebooks and has plans to sell them later this year. They say it's unclear just who is building them and exactly when they will go on sale. So far we've seen vendors like Samsung, Acer,...
Android Central

Google reportedly looking to launch own-brand Chromebook in early 2013

Reports from the Far East starting to emerge are suggesting that Google is looking to further expand its Chrome OS device portfolio with an own-brand offering in Q1 2013. A report in the China Times claims that Google has approached Taiwanese manufacturers Compal Electronics and Wintek to handle...
Acer Chromebook

Google launches another new Chromebook from Acer

More than a few jaws hit the floor when Google announced its latest Samsung Chromebook at the amazing price of $249. Well, they've just one-upped that price with an Acer model that hits the magical price point of $199. The new Samsung model kept the price down by shrinking the battery and tossing...

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