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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...
Chromecast

Amazon clarifies 'error' selling Chromecast outside U.S., existing orders still shipping

Chromecast wasn't supposed to be available internationally — but if you've placed an order you can still get your device A couple of days back we reported that Amazon.com was shipping Google's Chromecast streaming gadget outside the U.S., giving international buyers an easy way to get hold of...
Acer C720

Acer announces new C720 Chromebook with Haswell

Haswell makes it to Chromebooks in Acer's $250 package that promises great battery life Acer has announced a successor to its entry-level C7 Chromebook, and in the process eliminated many of the negative points to the original. The new C720 will become the first Chromebook with Intel's new...
Chromecast on Amazon

Amazon.com no longer taking international Chromecast orders

... But existing orders seem to be safe For most of yesterday buyers outside the United States could place orders for Google's Chromecast streaming dongle through Amazon.com, in a way that's usually not possible for consumer electronics on the U.S.-based site. The opening allowed international...
Chromebook 11

Google unveils HP Chromebook 11

11.6-inch Exynos-powered laptop for $279 Google has today taken the wraps off the latest addition to its Chromebook line-up today, the HP Chromebook 11. The 11.6-inch laptop packs a Samsung Exynos CPU and a 1366x768-resolution, 300-nit display. There's 2GB of RAM onboard, in addition to 16GB of...
Chromecast

Amazon taking international Chromecast orders [Updated]

Google streaming dongle now shipping internationally from Amazon.com Update: It looks like Amazon is no longer processing Chromecast orders to shipping addresses outside the U.S. Existing order seem to be fine,  however. Original story: Until now if you wanted to to get your hands on a...
Chromecast

Hulu Plus gets Chromecast support

Google's Chromecast streaming dongle now supports Hulu Plus, the company has announced on its official blog. The TV streaming service's mobile apps will be updated on Google Play and the iOS App Store today with a new "Cast" button, similar to other Chromecast-supported apps. Until now Chromecast...
Intel Chromebooks

Google unveils new Chromebooks, Chromebox with Intel Haswell processors

Both new and refreshed models coming soon with Intel's latest processor tech Google has announced in conjunction with Intel today that the companies will be bringing multiple new Chromebook and Chromebox devices based on the newest Haswell processors in the coming months. Adding to the ranks of...
Chromecast

What the Chromecast is - and isn't

Google has plans for the Chromecast, and they may not be the same as yours There is a bit of an uproar today, centered on the Chromecast and Koush's experimental AllCast application. A little background for those who haven't been following along.  Developer and noted Android hacker Koushik Dutta...
Chrome

Chrome OS stable channel updated with immersive mode, smarter app launcher

Usability tweaks and behind-the-scenes improvements for nearly all Chromebooks The Stable channel of Chrome OS is being updated today to version 29.0.1547.57 for all Chromebooks (except the Lenovo Thinkpad X131e) with several improvements. First up is a new "immersive mode", which hides some of...
Chromecast

Chromecast gets another OTA update and a new version of the SDK to go with it

Your Chromecast is getting bumped to version 12940, and the SDK gets a new point release bringing it to 1.0.1 Google is pushing out another silent OTA for the Chromecast, bringing the streamer-on-a-stick to version 12940. You wont have to do anything to get it, and probably would never know it...
Google+ photo app

Google+ Photo app now available for all Chromebooks

The Google+ Photos app we saw Google release last June for the Pixel is now available for all Chromebooks The Google+ Photos app was always able to be installed and "hacked" to work for Chromebooks and computers that weren't the Pixel, but now you can officially load it up and run it on all...
Android Central

Help beta test AirCast by playing any of your videos on your Chromecast

Cast videos directly from your Android Gallery, Dropbox or Google Drive with AirCast AirCast,  a new concept application from everybody's favorite Android hacker and developer Koushik Dutta, will let you play any videos from your Gallery, Dropbox and Google Drive on your Chromecast equipped...
Android Central

Chromecast developer demos motion-based controls via a Kinect

Crafty Chromecast developer Leon Nicholls has rigged up his Chromecast, a laptop and a Kinect to create an app that allows you to control the Chromecast via motion and gestures. After firing up his application, this demo shows him using simple gestures to control position and playback of a video...
Chromecast

Chromecast app update aims to fix discoverability issues

OK, folks. If you've got a Chromecast but have had issues getting it to connect to certain devices, it's time to update your Chromecast app. Google's put forth some new code that should fix some discoverability problems. Looking through our ever-busy Chromecast forums, it looks like this should...
Samsung Chromebook

Grab the Samsung Chromebook from Amazon and save 30 bucks

The $219 price and free shipping for Amazon Prime customers makes this one awful hard to pass up We don't know how long this price will be valid, but if you've been thinking of giving a Chromebook a try, Amazon has the Samsung Chromebook for just $219. That's $30 cheaper than the price at Google...
Chromecast

The Chromecast is for sharing and isn't secure by design

Aslowe writes in the Android Central forums, Is anyone aware if there are any plans to add security to this? Either by Google or maybe a developer working something? I am using some of these for information monitor purposes at a restaurant I do IT work for. One of the employees "accidentally"...
Android Central

Chromecast all the things: Koush working on functionality to Chromecast everything in CM

Casting any media may soon be a reality in CyanogenMod We've seen that Koush, the application developer and Android hacker everyone knows and loves, is working on all sorts of cool stuff for the Chromecast he picked up. We're glad, because who better to crack it wide open and see what it can do...

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