Google has announced a range of new Chrome OS devices, including the Chromebit, a tiny Chromebook on a dongle which can be plugged into a television or monitor. The technology giant also unveiled three new Chromebooks: the Asus Chromebook Flip, the Haier Chromebook 11, and the Hisense Chromebook.
Two years ago, Google launched the Chromebook Pixel
, a premium Chrome OS notebook designed to show off its cloud-based operating system. Now the second generation Pixel is here, bringing better performance at a lower cost.
If you're keyed up on Google’s rapidly growing Chrome OS platform, then you’ll likely be aware of Samsung’s Chromebook 2 range, announced
back in March. The company has today revealed a new, 11.6-inch addition to the line that’s powered by an Intel chip.
Google has launched a new app for Chrome OS and Windows that gives users direct access to their Hangouts conversations right on the desktop. The app continues a trend we’ve seen with Chrome, giving users more functionality outside of the browser.
Google has announced a partnership with Adobe to bring its Creative Cloud services to the Chrome OS platform. The first product available will be popular image editing software Photoshop, with more programs coming soon.
Google has released the latest update for its increasingly popular Chrome OS platform, bringing some conservative but welcome changes to the web-centric operating system. Though the new additions don’t do much to alter the overall experience you’ll have with your Chromebook
, the few subtle tweaks do help to make the platform that little bit more user friendly.
The number of devices running Google's Chrome OS is about to significantly increase. At a press event in San Francisco yesterday, Intel and Google upped Chrome system designs to 20 by introducing a bunch of new computers and notebooks from OEM partners like Acer, LG, Asus, Dell and Lenovo, including a few powered by the latest generation Core i3 processors.
Lenovo has followed the recent release of student-only rugged 11e laptops
running Google's Chrome OS with its first pair aimed squarely at consumers. Both the N20 and N20p sport an 11.6-in HD display, but only the latter boasts a hinge that allows its keyboard to be swiveled so far back that it becomes the base of a touch-enabled screen angled for movie viewing comfort.
Samsung, which along with Acer was the first to market with Chrome OS-based Chromebooks in 2011
, has announced the launch of its Chromebook 2 Series. The new machines boast faster startup times, longer battery life and an easy-to-grip lid featuring the faux leather stitched design found on the Galaxy Note 3
The last of the Haswell-based Chrome OS machines announced by Google last September
has now been revealed. Where Acer
, HP and Toshiba
all opted to release notebooks built around Intel's 4th generation microarchitecture, Asus has its sights on the classroom, home office or living room with the launch of its compact-yet-powerful Chromebox desktop computer.