Models from Acer, HP and Samsung are coming shortly.
After being the top seller on Amazon for a total of 150 days, Google’s Chromebook is finally expanding to six new countries: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland and the Netherlands.
In addition to that, US buyers will start seeing these models far more often too as according to Google, Chromebooks will now be available in more than 1,000 Best Buy stores nationwide, up from 500 last year.
Now here is something to get you excited.
According to the latest discovery by enthusiast François Beaufort, the search giant has added a new feature reference in the latest build of Chromium, which allows users to enable Google Now if they have access to the server data.
While the following feature is not yet publicly available nor is finished, it’s pretty clear where we are heading and we can’t wait to test it out. On a downside, Google Now integration will be coming to Chrome OS and the Windows version of Google Chrome only.
It looks like the browser ballot saga has yet to end as according to the latest report by Financial Times, Opera and Google are the companies that “informally provided the tip-off”, leading to the €561 million fine.
Following yesterday’s EU statement, Opera said that it was “happy to see that the Commission is enforcing compliance with the commitment, which is critical to ensuring a genuine choice among web browsers for consumers.” While Google refused to comment on the rulling.
Involves touch sensitive housing.
Now here is an interesting patent application by the search giant himself. According to PatentBolt, Google has been granted a patent, which would make our life much easier.
Since today’s phones and tablets don’t have tons of hardware keys, navigating through the web involves a lot of hand movement as you have to reach the navigation bar, which is usually placed in the upper side of the screen.
Should have done that years ago.
After revealing Opera Ice, a WebKit based mobile web browser for Android and iOS, Opera Software today announced its plans migrate “most” of its upcoming browsers for smartphones and PC’s.
Is this the beginning of a major trend?
It looks like things are about to get wild and crazy out there as yet another OEM is joining the Chromebook family.
Meet the ThinkPad X131e.
When Microsoft introduced Surface, people wondered whether or not other manufacturers will “fight back” and start releasing laptops with other operating systems. With Ubuntu and similar Linux distributions being out of the picture, it looks like at least one more manufacturer has solved the issue and is about to enter the Chromebook market: Lenovo.
Targeting students, Google promises a battery that lasts 6.5 hours, which should be more than enough to get you through the day. The hardware itself is far from impressive, it’s the average 11.6 inch laptop with a 1366 x 768 resolution display, Intel’s Core i5 or i7 processor and few ports here and there.
Mobile Browser Benchmarks: Android Browser 4.1 vs. Google Chrome 18 vs. Dolphin 9 vs. Firefox 17 vs. Maxthon 1.7 vs. Opera Mobile 12.1 vs. Sleipnir 2.5
Now here is something for the Android users.
Guys from TomsHardware took massive list of Android 4.1 (Jellybean) supported web browsers and tested all of them. If you got confused by too many alternatives, this article should give you a pretty good indicator on who’s leading and who’s lagging in this area.
You will be surprised, I promise. If not, you are not getting your time back.
Well, here is an interesting piece of news for you today, earlier this year, Mozilla has complained about the possible restrictions for web browsers running on the Windows RT, which wasn’t left unnoticed by the EU itself.