Tag Archives: ChromeOS

Google is (mostly) ending support for Chrome apps

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The Internet of today could not be farther from its humble beginnings. In the beginning, it was all just text on a console, and then low quality images started popping up. As our speeds started picking up, and web technologies evolved, we started seeing more advanced webpages with better designs and higher resolution pictures. Continue reading Google is (mostly) ending support for Chrome apps

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The Chromebit gives you Chrome OS in your pocket for $85

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It seems portable computers in pen-drive shaped enclosures are all the rage right now, with companies releasing their own variation of Intel’s Compute Stick. However, all of these are common in that they pack in PC-class processors in tiny enclosures and run  Windows. Continue reading The Chromebit gives you Chrome OS in your pocket for $85

Report: Google is folding ChromeOS into Android

Google owns two software platforms: One is Android, which powers more than a billion devices across the globe, and the other is ChromeOS, which after a series of high-quality laptops is growing fast. When ChromeOS was announced, everyone wondered why Google didn’t just use its Android platform to power these laptops. It was an established platform with a flourishing app-ecosystem, so it makes sense, right? Continue reading Report: Google is folding ChromeOS into Android

Google announces a new Chromebook Pixel: A $999 Laptop that cannot do Much

 

Meet Google’s New Chromebook Pixel

Chromebooks are low-cost Laptops that are made for Web Browsing. They run ChromeOS, meaning that your traditional suite of programs won’t run on Chromebooks and you have to make do with only a Web Browser. Continue reading Google announces a new Chromebook Pixel: A $999 Laptop that cannot do Much

Acer has a new Chromebox, and it is a beefy one

You don’t see a lot of ChromeOS Desktops, and that’s because the whole concept of a light Web-dependent OS just seems suited for Laptops, but it seems Google thinks that ChromeOS has matured enough for Desktops, which is why we are seeing Chromeboxes popping up, which are essentially small little boxes packed with low-end innards running ChromeOS. Continue reading Acer has a new Chromebox, and it is a beefy one

Chromebooks are getting Always-On Voice Recognition

The first generation Moto X was special in that it was the only device on the market with Always-On Voice Recognition. You could start giving it commands without ever touching it, which was pretty convenient. Continue reading Chromebooks are getting Always-On Voice Recognition

Toshiba’s Chromebook 2 gets the Full HD Treatment

While in Mobile Devices, Full-HD Resolutions are common, in Laptops it is an entire other matter. Most Laptops offer 1366×768 Pixels Screen Resolution, which is woeful considering that most Smartphones nowadays sport a Full HD Resolution and screen quality deteriorates with an Increase in Size.

The Chromebooks are Laptops made only for Web-Browsing, and have a similarly streamlined OS. This allows them to be Fast Despite having low-end Specs, and this makes them extremely cheap. Continue reading Toshiba’s Chromebook 2 gets the Full HD Treatment

The Acer C720 Chromebook brings Chromebooks to the land of Intel

Acer has announced the C720: A Chromebook which is the first one (Barring the Chromebook Pixel) to pack in a full-blown Intel Processor. It is an i3 Variant and is clocked at 1.7Ghz. Continue reading The Acer C720 Chromebook brings Chromebooks to the land of Intel

HP announces 14 inch Android Laptop along with an (subtle) update to it’s Chromebook Laptop

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Phones and Tablets. These two are the places where the little green ‘Droid (Couldn’t resist the Pun) dominates. But there is another side of Android, which is unexplored: That of PCs. Continue reading HP announces 14 inch Android Laptop along with an (subtle) update to it’s Chromebook Laptop

Lenovo unveils the N270p, it’s vision of how a Chromebook should be (Hint: Think Flexible)

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Google Chromebooks are great laptops if all your work can be done on the web. While they won’t work for people in fields like Graphic Designing and Video editing and also for people who need specialised software, for most people, it gets the job done. Continue reading Lenovo unveils the N270p, it’s vision of how a Chromebook should be (Hint: Think Flexible)