Items tagged with Chromebook

Lenovo just announced a suite of new ChromeOS and Android powered devices, targeting a wide range of use cases. The company has options for both enterprise and consumer markets that are designed to support everything from hybrid workflows to media consumption. We will kick things off with the two Chrome OS devices... Read more...
Acer has added the first Chromebook to its Eco-conscious Vero series. The new Acer Vero 514 uses a wide range of recycled materials to diminish the potential environmental footprint of manufacturing a laptop. Moreover, the Vero designs earn extra sustainability points, as they are designed to be easier to upgrade and... Read more...
As you collaborate on your Google Sheets while using Google Meet, do you ever feel like gaming on your Chromebook is a little lackluster? It seems like the Chrome OS team would agree with you. As such, the current Chrome OS Alpha now includes Steam. Chrome OS being a Linux-based operating system, it was only a matter of time before native Read more...
Correct us if we're wrong, but we are pretty sure it is safe to assume that many (not all) of our readers fall into the PC gamer category. Whether you game on consoles or PCs, it may come as a surprise that in the coming year or so, the next device you'll boot up to game on, at least with Steam, might be a... Read more...
Back in 2009, Google published the source code for Chromium OS, the open-source operating system project that underlies Chrome OS. However, while Chromium OS has remained open source, Google has never released a compiled build of the operating system ready for installation. The company has instead focused on releasing... Read more...
A phrase jokingly uttered by tech support representatives the world over is, “Could I speak with your child?” Thanks to a new program from Google for Education it has a plan to expand student technical support acumen more into the hardware space, specifically on Chromebooks. Right to Repair has been gaining... Read more...
I can see a pack of Chromebook owners gathering in the distances with torches and pitchforks in hand, but the crowd is getting smaller. A lot smaller, actually, according to the latest figures from IDC. Or bigger, depending on which numbers you look at (more on that in a moment). Meanwhile, in the dedicated tablet... Read more...
Acer is set to unveil three new additions to its Chromebook lineup at CES 2022. The three laptops are aimed at consumers who need a secure, easy-to-use, and affordable device for productivity, entertainment and communication. Acer is looking to reach consumers who don't need a powerful laptop, but do need to stay... Read more...
Labor Day weekend has arrived, and with it comes the usual crop of sales. Where do you begin? As always, Amazon is a great starting place, with its steady stream of bargains. This holiday weekend is no exception. We sifted through some of the deals and picked out some of the more interesting discounts on various... Read more...
Taking some apparent inspiration from Apple, Google is reportedly planning to design its own custom central processing units (CPUs) for future Chromebook models, and also for use in tablets. The chips will be based on Arm, but designed in-house to Google's own specifications, which could allow greater integration... Read more...
Chromebooks are the devices that many schools use for day-to-day work through 1:1 programs, so if there is a broken update, it could spell bad news. Unfortunately, it seems this is what happened with update 91.0.4472.165, as users found they could not log in. Google has since indicated that it is working on a fix for... Read more...
Check Out These Great Chromebook Options From Some Of The Most Trusted Names In Computing Unless you've been living under a rock, you already know that the Chromebook market is red hot at the moment. The COVID-19 pandemic and the sharp increase in demand for cheap computing devices from everyday consumers and... Read more...
2020 was a miserable time for many of us due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The loss of life, mandatory lockdowns, and not knowing when life would get back to normal weighed heavily on the minds of many people. During that time, however, the necessity of working (and learning) from home meant that PC sales soared... Read more...
As classes are being held remotely and students still need to get work done, having a device versatile to handle it all is essential.  Thus, Lenovo has announced a new line of Chromebooks and Windows laptops geared toward education, and they seem rather impressive.  There are features for students, educators, and... Read more...
Thanks to COVID-19 and students doing their schoolwork from home, there might be some contention for the family PC, when all they really need is a Chromebook and internet access. The good news is that while it's not Black Friday yet, it's definitely November, which is means a huge season of deals is now under way... Read more...
As Chromebooks are an important part of education and are becoming a bigger part of the work-from-home toolkit, performance and power is needed more than ever. Now that AMD has announced their lineup of mobile processors to power Chrome OS, a little competition with Intel is in the works. The Ryzen 3000 Zen 2 and... Read more...
Google is working toe decouple its Chrome browser from the Chrome OS window manager and system UI, and while on the surface that might sound like a puzzling move, there is a method the company's madness. By separating Chrome from Chrome OS, Google could theoretically extend the relevancy of an aging... Read more...
NVIDIA has announced that its game streaming service GeForce NOW is finally adding support for Google ChromeOS devices. Users on affordable and lower power Chromebook laptops can now play high-end video games using the streaming service, joining in with their PC, Mac, Android, and SHIELD counterparts. To get... Read more...
There's a lot to like about the Google Chrome OS and the lower-priced desktop and laptop devices that run it. Currently, typical Chrome OS devices look more like traditional laptops or tablets, however, that could be changing with a new rumor suggesting that Google is working on a dual-screen Chromebook. Google's... Read more...
There's a lot like about Chromebooks. They are perfect for many basic computer users who only need to check email, surf the web, and type out the occasional document. Perhaps the biggest upside to buying a Chromebook is that they tend to be much less expensive than many Windows computers. Chromebooks also have... Read more...
Lenovo has rolled out a new Chromebook called the Chromebook Duet. The machine has a unique two-in-one detachable form factor with a touch-optimized user interface and a 10.1-inch screen. Lenovo's gadget very much looks like a Chromebook version of the Microsoft Surface Go, and it was designed to be very portable with... Read more...
HP has launched several new Chromebook computers that aim at enterprise users who need machines that need cost effective and powerful. One of the devices is the HP Pro c640 Chromebook Enterprise that is designed for working in the cloud. The c640 is powered by 10th generation Intel processors and has up to 12 hours of... Read more...
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