Category: Google

Chrome OS To Include Easy Unlock Feature

By | April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chrome OS To Include Easy Unlock FeatureThieves can’t hold their excitement.

Now here is something pretty awesome and convenient. The recently rolled out developer preview build of Chrome OS includes an “Easy Unlock” feature, which will allow you to unlock Chromebook by simply placing your [Android] smartphone nearby.

As of now, it’s disabled by default and enabling does nothing but show a pop-up notification so it’s still work in progress. However, we are pretty excited to see it in action in the coming future.
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Motorola Solutions & Microsoft Sign Chrome OS / Android Licensing Agreement

By | April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Motorola Solutions & Microsoft Sign Chrome OS / Android Licensing AgreementJust when Google is no longer involved.

Just a few weeks ago, Microsoft has signed a Chrome OS licensing deal with Dell and now it looks like Motorola Solutions is next on the list.

According to the recent press release, a patent agreement has been signed between two companies. However, the terms (as usual) were not revealed.
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Google Wants Business To Ditch Windows XP For Chromebook

By | April 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Google Wants Business To Ditch Windows XP For ChromebookChromebooks for Business.

With the recent death of Windows XP, it looks like the search giant is trying to gamble on this very fact and has created a special offer for busineness.

According to the recent blog post, Google will offer a $100 discount for each Chromebook purchase and/or $200 off Chromebooks for Business with VMware Desktop as a Service (DaaS).
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First Chrome OS Tablet Might Be Coming This Month

By | April 7, 2014 | 4 Comments

First Chrome OS Tablet Might Be Coming This MonthApril 29 is the date.

If you’ve been dreaming about a tablet running Google’s Chrome OS then April might as well be the month when your dreams do come true.

According to ZDNet, Acer is planning an event at the end of April where the company will reveal all kinds of hardware, including a possible Chrome OS tablet, which so far remains a mystery.

On a scale from one to ten, how excited are you? You can’t pick -1.

Google Will Bring Windows Apps To Chromebooks

By | February 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Google Will Bring Windows Apps To ChromebooksThe power of cloud.

It looks like the war between Microsoft and Google is about to intensify. According to the latest report, the search giant has partnered with VMware to bring traditional desktop applications to Chromebook machines.

While it’s not a native nor ideal solution, VMware’s Desktop as a Service (DaaS) solution will give customers a good enough reason to at least consider getting one.
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Google’s Chrome Head Could Be Microsoft’s Next CEO

By | February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Google's Chrome Head Could Be Microsoft’s Next CEOSpicing things up.

Now here’s an interesting turn of events. While everyone thought that Satay Nadalle was pretty much affirmative for the next CEO, SiliconAngle reports that there is another, external, candidate: Sundar Pichai, Google’s SVP of Chrome and Apps.

He has joined Google in 2004 and has worked on projects Chrome OS, Google Chrome and Google Drive. According to Dave Vellante, the chief analyst at Wikibon, “Microsoft could really move the ball down the field with Sundar Pichai in creating a new open operating system model for cloud, mobile, and social. The market has been looking for a CEO who can balance the role of leading the enterprise transformation while keeping that consumer momentum with xBox and reboot mobile. Pichai is the total package of technology leadership and business acumen.”
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Microsoft Continues To Bash Chromebooks

By | December 6, 2013 | 2 Comments

Another day, another video.
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Google Plans To Port Chrome Apps To iOS & Android

By | December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Google Plans To Port Chrome Apps To iOS & AndroidHere come the hybrid apps.

It looks like Microsoft and Apple are not the only ones that think about the unification. According to the latest report, Google is working on a toolkit, which will help developers to create Chrome apps for their own Android platform as well as iOS.

The main difference between Android and Chrome apps is that later are built for the web by default and Google is using Apache Cordova (a core of PhoneGap) to accomplish their goals.
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Microsoft Attacks Chromebooks With Its Latest Scroogled Ad

By | November 27, 2013 | 6 Comments

Microsoft Attacks Chromebooks With Its Latest Scroogled AdYou just got Scroogled.

Either Microsoft has too much cash or they feel threatened by the (possibly) rising Chromebook demand. In its latest video, the software giant goes to show you how Google is using your data to make cash, why these laptops are bricks and why it’s not worth anything.

Check it out:
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$299 Touchscreen Chromebook Is Here

By | November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

$299 Touchscreen Chromebook Is HereIt looks like Google’s Pixel won’t be the only Chromebook that has a touchscreen. Today, Acer has announced C720P, an 11.6 inch laptop running on Celeron 2955U CPU, 32 GB SSD and 2GB RAM.

However, unlike Chrome Pixel, it won’t cost you a fortune. In fact, it’s only $299 and with a reported battery life of 7.5 hours.

So when is it coming? As soon as early December, which is next week!
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