Category: Google

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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Google To Pay $17 Million For Privacy Violations

By | November 22, 2013 | 3 Comments

Google To Pay $17 Million For Privacy ViolationsJust a drop in the sea.

Back in 2012, Google was caught tracking Safari users through a loophole, which caused some stir in the community. Now, it looks like the search giant’s actions were not left unpunished.

According to the recent report, Google will have to pay $17 million to settle, which is less than a pocketchange for the company. While they did not admit doing anything wrong, search giant’s spokesman said that they have “taken steps to remove the ad cookies, which collected no personal information, from Apple’s browsers.”
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Best Buy, Amazon Drops HP Chromebook 11 From Its Stores

By | November 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Best Buy Drops HP Chromebook 11 From Its StoresWebsite too.

If you’ve been wanting to pick one of the HP Chromebooks later this month then don’t hold your breath. Why? Turns out, they were removed from the Best Buy and Amazon stores because of a number of user complaints about the overheating chargers that cause the damage.

In the meantime, HP advised not to use the original chargers that came with a product and rely on micro USB chargers instead.

New Chrome OS Build Brings Supervised Users Feature

By | October 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

New Chrome OS Build Brings Supervised Users Feature

Can you feel the teenager excitement in the air?

Now here’s something for the Chromebook crowd. Today, Google has announced a new beta build of Chrome OS, which includes a new, family friendly feature called “Supervised users”.
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