Google promises 8 years of free automatic updates on Chromebooks
When Google first launched Chromebooks, Google promised three years of free automatic updates. Since then, Google has significantly increased the number of years it will support Chromebooks. Chromebooks receives regular updates fr...
HP’s glitzy new Chromebooks are pen supporting convertibles for $359
HP has launched two new Chromebooks to follow up to its critically acclaimed HP x360 which launched a while ago. These new ones slot into the same family of devices, although they’ll come with a range of sizes and prices to ...
Google rolls out Chrome OS 77 with expanded Google Assistant availability
Google has announced the release of Chrome OS 77 to Chromebooks this week. The focus of this update is on the Google Assistant, Google’s Siri competitor (technically Cortana ‘s as well if you count her — but no o...
Google rolls out Chrome OS 76 with new style media notificiations and more
Google has rolled out a new version of Chrome OS just a week after releasing the equivalent Chrome browser update. Chromebook users should expect to receive the features Google added in Chrome 76 like its safer incognito mode and ...
Google tests giving Chrome OS its own separate settings app
It sounds weird to say, but Chrome OS doesn’t have its own discrete settings app. Rather, even since its inception. Google had merged settings for the Chrome browser along with settings for Chromebooks. So you’d pick y...
Chromebooks are getting lockscreen media controls just like Windows and Android
How often do you look at your desktop lockscreen before whizzing past it to get into your desktop and do stuff? Desktop software makers are putting notifications on lock-screens, apparently, because they think we spend more time o...
Chromebooks are getting bluetooth battery indicators for accessories
Chromebooks are getting a new feature down the pipeline as Google is working on adding Bluetooth battery indicators for accessories. Bluetooth battery indicators are a feature that currently exist on Android and iOS. They are a w...
Google is testing an AirDrop competitor for Android and Chrome OS
Google is working on a new sharing tool for Android to replace Android Beam, its current deprecated feature. From what we can tell, Fast Share is a tool that lets users share files directly to other nearby devices without internet...
Google preparing Fuchsia OS to rock the AMD-based Chromebooks
Mimicking Microsoft’s idea of a unified ecosystem, Google started working on Fuchsia OS a few years back. Although not many, important developments that are available on the public domain with regard to Fuschsia such as it ...