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Acer C720P Chromebook

Acer announces C720P Chromebook in new white casing

Same internals and touchscreen, attractive new color option Building out the number of SKUs available in its latest Chromebook line, Acer has just announced a new color of the touchscreen C720P model. Aside from the new "Moonstone White" plastic around the outside, this C720P is entirely...
Google

Pondering the ever-bright future for Chrome OS

A look at Amazon's holiday winners may mark the beginning of a major shift for Microsoft and Windows Over the last year I’ve been paying close attention to the growing number of laptop vendors selling Google powered Chromebooks. We’ve got a Samsung Chromebook in my house, which otherwise is a...
HP Chromebook 11 replacement charger

This is the HP Chromebook 11 replacement charger

A seemingly improved design, and a $25 gift card for your trouble Following worry of faulty chargers that shipped with the HP Chromebook 11, Google has started sending out free replacements. Although under the crunch of the holiday season deliveries may be a bit delayed, Google managed to get...
HP Chromebook 11

HP Chromebook 11 replacement chargers now shipping

Two-day shipping will have a new charger to you in short order Those who have submitted a request for a replacement HP Chromebook 11 charger will have one in short order, as shipping confirmation emails are heading out now. We received our own email confirmation after putting in our request...
Acer C720 Chromebook.

Acer C720 Chromebook review

The best budget laptop purchase you can make right now If it isn’t entirely clear to everyone by now, Chromebooks are certainly a thing. And more importantly for budget-conscious computer buyers, inexpensive prices are the norm for these browser-centric laptops (save for the Pixel, of course)....
Chromebase

LG unveils 21-inch all-in-one Chromebase desktop

New Chrome-powered desktop will debut at CES 2014 LG has taken the wraps off their latest project, and announced the Chromebase. It's a 21-inch desktop with a twist. This all-in-one runs ChromeOS instead of a more traditional desktop operating system. Inside the HD 1920 x 1080 IPS display, you'...
Chromebook 11

HP Chromebook 11 chargers recalled due to 'fire and burn hazards'

Recall ordered after nine microUSB chargers overheat; future orders to ship with new charger HP and Google have recalled wall chargers for the Chromebook 11 after receiving reports that some adapters have overheated, resulting in burns and damage to property. According to a listing on the U.S....
Chrome App Launcher

Chrome App Launcher now available for Mac

The Chrome App Launcher is an easy shortcut to all your Chrome apps You've probably heard talk about Chrome desktop apps. It's something Google is trying that allows some Chrome apps or extensions to be used stand-alone in their own sandbox that run like any other desktop application would. The...
HP Chromebook 11 charger

New HP Chromebook 11 charger shows up in Google Play

Still no indication of replacement notices for existing Chromebook 11 owners While HP Chromebook 11 owners are still being advised to not use their factory chargers following a recall notice, Google has just put up a listing for a new charger in the Play Store. The new charger is still listed as...
Acer Chromebook

Customers being charged for Acer C720P Chromebook orders from Amazon [update]

Product now 'in stock,' shipments should be on their way Update: Amazon's page is now listing the Acer C720P as "in stock" for $299.99 with free shipping — no more pre-order status. Original story: Those who pre-ordered the latest touchscreen Acer Chromebook from Amazon are being charged for...
Chromebooks

Slowly but surely, Chromebooks are finding their niche

The Chromebook is turning into the success that some thought Netbooks would achieve Remember a few years ago when tablets hadn’t yet come onto the scene, and all the tech pundits were talking about massive growth in the Netbook market? These mostly Windows-powered computers were more portable...
Android Central

Google Voice Search hotword detection extension comes to Chrome

Saying 'OK Google' will now get your Nexus phone and your computer ready for input Google is first and foremost a search company, so we can never act surprised when they extend functionality of their search platform. That's what we're seeing today, with the release of a new Chrome Extension that...
Acer C720 Chromebook

Acer unveils touchscreen version of C720 Chromebook for $299 [update]

Less RAM, more storage accompanies touchscreen with price bump Update: The new C720P Chromebook is now up for pre-order on amazon at the link below. Original story​: Acer is building out a third version of its latest Chromebook platform, and this time the biggest notable feature is the addition...
Chrome OS Shelf

Latest Chrome OS release cleans up the Shelf, syncs profile photos with Google+

Noticeable visual updates and a few under-the-hood changes as well The Stable channel of Chrome OS has just been bumped to 31.0.1650.61, bringing several user-facing changes. First up is more customization of the Shelf (the status bar and dock at the bottom of the screen), which can now be moved...
Middle Earth goes mobile

Google's new Chrome Experiment shows off the mobile web, and will fascinate Tolkien fans

Web technology and the right browser engine bring the land of dwarves and hobbits to life in the latest Chrome Experiment If you're a fan of Middle Earth, web technologies, or mobile in general you have to check the latest Chrome Experiment out. It's an interactive map of Middle Earth — a place...
Hello Moto

Motorola now selling the Chromecast

Motorola's online store offering Chromecast devices, so when do we see the Moto X at Google Play? Motorola wants you to believe that they have no plans to become Google. Acting as a separate company, releasing their own devices with their own take on what Android means to them, they are...
Acer C270 Chromebook

Acer and Google release $199 C7 Chromebook

With a price under $200, Acer and Google want to catch your eyes this holiday season Acer has expanded their Chromebook line this morning, and the new C7 (C720-2848) is available for ordering in the US today for just $199. For your money, you're getting a package that should be familiar to...
HP Chromebook 11

HP puts the brakes on Chromebook 11 sales due to charger overheating issue

Owners may use any other Micro USB charger on the laptop in the meantime Google and HP confirmed today that the companies have halted sales of the Chromebook 11 in all stores. Although at first the reasoning was not known, Google and HP have now given a statement clarifying that a small number...
HP 11 ARM Chromebook

ARM Chromebooks now compatible with Google+ photo editor tools

The Snapseed-powered photo editing tools are now available for all of Google's Chromebooks Users with the Samsung series 3 or HP Chromebook 11 now have access to the same Google+ photo editing tools that the rest of on the desktop and using other Chromebooks have been using. Brian Matiash, ...
ChromeOS supervised users

'Supervised Users' feature coming to Chrome Beta channel

Web-based control panel allows administration of site access and browsing history for 'supervised users' Google has announced a new feature for Chrome, and it's part of the beta channel for users who want to try it this week. The "Supervised Users" option will be folded into ChromeOS, as well...

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