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Report: 2.1 million Chromebooks shipped in 2013

Research firm states Chromebook is performing well, has a bright future Google's Chromebook are an interesting product line. Not only is it a family of low-cost, affordable notebooks but they're also the backbone of the search giant's Chrome operating system. And today ABI Research has released...
Drag and drop uploading Google Play Music

Experimental Google Play Music Chrome app brings drag and drop uploading and mini player

Google Labs Chrome app also allows music uploading from your Chromebook There's a new entry in the Google Labs section of Google Play Music, and enabling it brings a whole new way to upload — and listen to — your own music. The feature — which is still experimental, thus the "Labs" label —...
Photowall

Google releases a Photowall app experiment for Chrome and Android

Google has a neat Chromecast application to show off today. Photowall lets you and your friends get together and display images right on your television. You can create a Photowall using your Android phone or tablet, or from your laptop using the Photowall Google Chrome Experiment page. Everyone...
Google now

Google Now rolling out to Chrome desktop users

Roll out begins today, should be available for all in the next few weeks We've seen Google Now for Chrome on the desktop for folks using beta builds, but starting today it's pushing out to all users. You won't need to fiddle with any settings or flags or do any sort of wizardry, but you will...
Chromebook 2

Samsung's new Chromebook brings 125% boost in performance from previous model

Samsung says that their new Chromebook is more than a pretty face Folks looking to upgrade their current Samsung Chromebook to the Chromebook 2 — set to be released in April — will notice a big boost in performance, according to the latest from Samsung on the matter. That's because the new...
Chromebook 2

Samsung Chromebook 2 priced and dated for the UK

Faux leather Chromebook hitting British shores on May Day Samsung has announced that the faux leather covered Chromebook 2 will be headed to the UK and will be available from May 1. The black 11.6-inch model will be available from that date, but the white model and the larger 13.3-inch version...
Acer C720 Chromebook

Acer C720 Chromebook now available from Google Play in 4 new countries

Canada, France, Germany and U.K. can now get their hands on the entry-level 2GB RAM model Availability of the Acer C720 Chromebook from Google Play is expanding outside of the U.S. for the first time since its launch, heading to four new countries as of today. Now Chrombook buyers in the U.K.,...
Chromecast

Chromecast now for sale in Canada, UK and 9 countries across Europe

Millions of new users to get their first taste of Chromecast today It looks like the Chromecast is now available in the new countries slated for support by Google, as the clock has struck midnight in the E.U. Users in Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain,...
Auto Text Expander

Auto Text Expander brings awesome time-saving functionality to Chrome OS

Save keystrokes for commonly typed phrases, emails and more in Chrome OS Anyone looking to boost productivity while using a Mac has undoubtedly found or been referred to check out the application TextExpander. This awesome tool lets you set up so-called "snippets" that, when typed in the proper...
Chrome OS Contacts Search

Latest Chrome OS update lets you search contacts alongside apps and files

Starting a hangout or sending an email now just one click away when typing someone's name Quickly getting ahold of people just got a bit easier in the latest build of Chrome OS. Complete contact search is now integrated into the Chrome OS launcher, letting you quickly message or email people by...
Google Play Music

Get a Google Play Music All Access 60-day trial if you have a Chromebook

If you haven't used a previous trial, Google is giving 60 days of all-you-can-listen to Chromebook users Google Play Music All Access is pretty sweet. You can add any album to your library, listen to ad-free Internet Radio based on genre or based on a particular song, artist or album, or even...
ASUS Chromebox

ASUS Chromebox hits online retailers for $179, shipping out Mar. 14

Simple specs and great connectivity options at a near impulse purchase price Keeping to its word, ASUS has just put its first Chromebox effort up for order from three online retailers today. Amazon, Newegg and TigerDirect all have the ASUS Chromebox up for order at the nice, low price of $179 to...
Samsung Chromebook 2

Samsung's Chromebook 2 made official: stitched leather and ARM processors

After being leaked over the weekend, the Samsung Chromebook 2 is now official. The latest addition to the line-up of Chrome OS-powered portables comes in 11.6- and 13.3-inch screen sizes, with prices starting at $320 and $400, respectively. Both are expected to start shipping next month. Both...
Samsung Chromebook 2 leaked render

Samsung Chromebook 2 leaked, faux stitched leather not gone yet

If you thought the dimpled soft-touch back of the Samsung Galaxy S5 signaled a new direction for Samsung, veering away from the fake stitched leather of the past year, well, the latest leak makes it look like Samsung's not quite done with that design trope just yet. Courtesy of @evleaks we're...
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Google tackles Windows in enterprise with virtual apps on Chromebooks

VMware partnership to bring Windows desktop apps to Chrome OS through the cloud Virtualization company VMware is to help bring Windows desktop applications to Chrome OS in partnership with Google. VMWare's Horizon DaaS (Desktop as a Service) will allow Chromebook users in enterprise to bring...
HP Chromebox

HP introduces its first Chromebox, available in Spring

A colorful little box with both home and enterprise aspirations Falling right in line with the announcement of a new ASUS Chromebox and the Chromebox for meetings initiative, HP has just announced its first Chromebox hardware. While it won't be up for sale until "later this Spring" and is short...
Chromebox for meetings

Google intros 'Chromebox for meetings' hardware and service offering

A simpler and less expensive solution for video conferencing  Google is making another step towards the enterprise today with its announcement of "Chromebox for meetings," an integrated and simple solution for getting businesses into video conferencing. At launch, Chromebox for meetings is...
Toshiba Chromebook

Toshiba's first Chromebook now available for $299

Higher-end price gets you a solid machine with the proper specs and 9 hours of battery Following up on an initial announcement at CES 2014, Toshiba has put its first Chromebook offering up for sale at its online store. Coming in at $299 it's more expensive than the $279 price point we were told...
ASUS Chromebox

ASUS bringing new Chromeboxes in March, priced from $179

ChromeOS in box form, and the entry-level models carry a great price ASUS has taken the wraps off their new Chromebox line, and are hoping the perfect form-factor and the right price will get people interested. They are releasing three different models, each with a different CPU. The entry level...
Android Central

Lenovo introduces two new Thinkpad Chromebooks aimed at education

Includes a convertible Yoga branded Chromebook, toughened for use in schools Lenovo has this week introduced a pair of new Chromebooks aimed at the education customer. The 11e series Chromebook will be available in two form factors; a traditional clamshell laptop and in its convertible Yoga form...

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