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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...
Chromebooks

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...
Chrome-based Calculator app

Packaged Chrome apps come to Android and iOS with dev preview toolset

Existing and new Chrome apps can run on Android using today's new tools The picture you see above is Google's future. No, not a poorly designed calculator application that doesn't even fill the window it is drawn in, but the code behind it. You see, the same code that runs this Chrome packaged...
Android Central

How to upgrade the SSD in your Acer C720 Chromebook

Whether you're planning to run Linux or just need more space to work with, an SSD upgrade is easy and cost-effective. Chromebooks are all about working in the cloud, and we admit there's not a whole lot you can do on one without an active internet connection. But sometimes you want to have a...
Google hears all

Yes, Chrome may be listening — because you told it to

Windows with permission to listen to your microphone keep listening until they are closed There's news today about a new exploit in Chrome, that centers around the recently-introduced listening features. The new feature is not just limited to Google search, and any webmaster can implement it on...
HP Chromebook 11

HP Chromebook 11 back in the Play Store, LTE model (sort of) shows up at Best Buy

$100 bump in price gets you connection to the Verizon network Following an extensive recall of faulty chargers, the HP Chromebook 11 is finally back up for sale in the Play Store. Equipped with a newer (and much nicer) charger, you can pick up the Chromebook 11 for the same $279 price — that'll...
Chrome OS

Chrome OS adds new window switching, shows which tabs are casting and making noise

Never be confused as to which of your 30 tabs is making a racket The latest build of Chrome OS (in the stable channel) is bringing a whole grouping of new features to all Chrome devices, save for the Chromebook Pixel (for now). First up is a new window switching feature, which can be accessed...
LG Chromebase

LG Chromebase all-in-one desktop hands-on

The company's first attempt at Chrome OS is also the first ever all-in-one device with Google's operating system We've seen Chromebooks, and even Chromeboxes, but LG has partnered with Google this time around to launch the world's first Chromebase, a Chrome OS all-in-one desktop. Other than the...
Toshiba Chromebook

Toshiba unveils its first Chromebook effort at CES

Clean lines and a larger display than most for $279.99 Toshiba today ahead of CES in Las Vegas unveiled its first foray into the Chromebook market. Simply referred to as the "Toshiba Chromebook" (which perhaps is better than some made-up name anyway), this guy's essentially what we've seen (...

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