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Samsung launches Intel-powered Chromebook 2 for just $250

Samsung has launched a new Intel-powered Chromebook. Samsung's own Chromebook 2 launched earlier this year running on the Exynos chipset. This meant that owners were tasked with enduring subpar performance (see our review), especially when it came to multi-tasking, With an Intel variant available...
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Hangouts Chrome app released for Chrome OS and Windows

Google has just launched the new Hangouts Chrome app for both Chrome OS and Windows that's meant to offer users a way to access the Hangouts video chat service without a web browser. Here's a list of the app's features: Keep the conversation going, without taking over your desktop. The app...
Chrome OS Stable channel updated with MTP support

Chrome OS Stable channel updated with MTP support

The Stable channel of Chrome OS has received an updated today, making files transfers from Android devices easier. The MTP support in the Chrome OS Files app lets you plug your Android device into a Chromebook and get files from that device. There are also other enhancements and fixes in this...
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Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e review

Lenovo's latest convertible Chromebook could be the one you're looking for We're starting to see new Chromebooks explode onto retail shelves, and presumably the sales figures are still climbing as well or they wouldn't be there. There are some really great budget options that bring an experience...
Two weeks and a very happy new relationship with a Chromebook

Two weeks and a very happy new relationship with a Chromebook

A couple of weeks ago I wrote that I'd taken possession of my very first Chromebook – the Asus C300, reviewed here – and how I was going as close to "all in" as possible for a time to really get a feel for it. After a couple of weeks immersed in Chrome OS I'm not afraid to say how surprised the...
Acer Chromebook 13

Acer Chromebook 13 review

A step in the right direction for ARM Chromebooks, and one we can actually recommend I've made it no secret that I'm not a fan of ARM-powered Chromebooks. With their low performance and compromised battery life, ARM Chromebooks from a variety of manufacturers have never lived up to what Intel-...
Photoshop coming to Chrome OS

Photoshop coming to Chrome OS

Beta testing will be available in a few weeks Google and Adobe are bringing a streaming version of Photoshop to Chromebooks for the first time. Photoshop on Chrome OS will at first be just for US-based Adobe education customers with a paid subscription to the company's Creative Cloud service...
Google brings experimental toggle to turn off notification sound in Chrome browser

Experimental switch silences audio alerts in Chrome browser tab

Google is experimenting with a new feature that would allow users to silence audio notifications in the Chrome browser tab. Admittedly, Google says that it is experimenting with this new UI feature after users had mistakenly assumed that they could click on the tab to mute alert tones, and that...
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Samsung reportedly will end sales of its Chromebooks in Europe

A new report quotes a Samsung spokesperson as saying the company plans to stop selling its laptops, including its Chromebooks, in the European markets. PC Advisor quotes a Samsung spokesperson as saying: We quickly adapt to market needs and demands. In Europe, we will be discontinuing...
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HP Chromebox review

It's not going to be your main machine, but the HP Chromebox could be a simple and inexpensive choice for the right person Chromebooks may be the talk of the town when it comes to Google's Chrome OS, but the tiny desktop-class machines called Chromeboxes have carved out their own niche as well....
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And so, the great Chromebook experiment begins

Now that I'm in possession of my very first Chromebook I figure it's time that I sat down and actually tried to use it. Properly. IFA wasn't the time or place to start, neither was the following week that saw all hands on deck here at Mobile Nations for a little event out in Cupertino. But now...
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64-bit Chrome web browser for OS X to officially launch in November

Google will launch the official, non-beta, 64-bit version of its Chrome web browser for OS X in November, a few months after an early build of the browser was made available on its Canary and Dev channels. In a blog post, Google stated: Unlike on Windows, where Chrome is available in both...
Chromebook's college tour lets students try before they buy

Chromebook's college tour lets students try before they buy

Google is hoping to get students hooked on the affordably priced Chromebooks and the simplicity of its Chrome OS by taking the Internet-connected laptop on a tour of colleges across the U.S. Google is creating a Chromebook Lending Library where students can check out a Chromebook to check out the...
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Evernote, Vine and other Android apps now available for Chrome OS and Chromebooks

Google is taking a big step in offering Android features on its Chrome OS by allowing a few Android apps to run on Chromebooks for the first time. Google announced that four Android apps are the first to run on Chrome OS and can be downloaded from the Chrome Store. They include the note taking...
Acer CXI Chromebox

Eyes-on with the Acer CXI Chromebox

Prior to IFA 2014 actually kicking off, Acer announced the CXI, its latest Chrome OS device. In a break from the norm it's a Chromebox this time out instead of a laptop, and it's well priced and has a nifty little form factor that allows it to stand up vertically on a desk or be mounted to the...
Toshiba Chromebook 2

First look at the Toshiba Chromebook 2

Toshiba added a 1080p IPS display to its latest Chromebook, and it's pretty glorious Right at the beginning of the IFA 2014 week, Toshiba pulled the wraps off its new Chromebook 2. Coming in two versions, it's the higher spec, Full HD 1080p Chromebook 2 we've taken a quick first look at here...
HP announces two new Chromebooks, including one powered by NVIDIA K1

HP announces two new Chromebooks, including one powered by NVIDIA K1

Amidst all the IFA madness, HP has announced two new Chromebooks coming to the U.S. this fall. The 11-inch model will be available October 5 for $279.99, with options for white and light blue color schemes. The 14-inch HP Chromebook in silver, orange, blue, or green will be $299.99 when it...
Chrome update for select Chromebooks brings multi-sign in support

Chrome update for select Chromebooks brings multi-sign in support

A new stable version of Google's Chrome OS has been released for select Chromebook models that brings with it a number of bug fixes and security fixes and also enables multi-sign in support. There are also some smaller changes as well, and the Chrome update is being rolled out now for all Chrome...
Toshiba Chromebook 2

Toshiba announces Chromebook 2: Full-HD display, 4 GB RAM for $329

Toshiba announced its second offering in the Chromebook segment, the Toshiba Chromebook 2, at the IFA today. Boasting a 13.3-inch screen size, the Chromebook 2 will be available in two configurations: an entry-level model with a 1366 x 768 display that retails for $249, and a higher-end model...
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Back to school: The best Chromebooks to consider for young students

Chromebooks are a fantastic learning tool for children, and you won't break the bank buying one for the student in your life. Choosing to buy a computer for a younger student making their way through elementary or middle school is more of a necessity than a choice nowadays, but you'd be right in...

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