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Google just added new capabilities to Chrome apps, allowing them to look and feel a lot li...

Chromebooks have lowered the price of admission for owning a laptop. Though many Chromebook owners are content to funnel all of their personal computing through a web browser, not everyone wants to sacrifice the native apps that platforms like Windows and Mac OS X can provide. The Chrome OS platform, however, just took another step forward in becoming a viable desktop alternative, with the addition of new browser apps that, well, no longer look the part.  Read More

How do the specs – and other features – of Google's new Chromebook Pixel compare to the Ma...

Apple and Google are no strangers to competition. Ever since Google created Android to rival the iPhone, the two have been fierce rivals. Never before, though, have they competed in the laptop arena. Yet Google’s new Chromebook Pixel is bumping heads with several of Apple’s MacBooks. Read on, as we compare the Chromebook Pixel to the MacBook Air.  Read More

Google has unveiled the Chromebook Pixel, a curious blend of high-end hardware and browser...

Not long ago, Chromebooks – laptops that run Google’s Chrome OS – looked like a doomed product category. With the rise of the tablet, who needed a laptop with a glorified web browser for an operating system? Well, as the Chrome Web Store has evolved and Chromebook prices have dropped, the machines appear to be doing quite well ... So well that Google is now releasing its own high-end model, the Chromebook Pixel.  Read More

The Thinkpad X131e Chromebook from Lenovo

Lenovo has announced a rugged laptop designed specifically for the education sector. The system runs on Google's Chrome OS and depending on its reception, could spell bigger things for the future of Google's browser-based operating system.  Read More

Google's new Samsung Chromebook

Google has just introduced a new Chromebook, made in conjunction with Samsung. The Chromebook line of laptops has always been designed to be affordable, and to allow users to live completely in the cloud. Well, this time Google's blowing the doors off with an impressive laptop priced at a staggering US$249.  Read More

Introducing the Chromebox, the first Chrome OS based desktop computer

Google and Samsung have expanded the Chrome OS family of devices with the introduction of the first desktop computer based on Google's cloud-based OS. The Chromebox features the same cloud-centric focus of previous Chromebooks, but in a compact desktop configuration – meaning you'll need to provide your own mouse, keyboard, and monitor.  Read More

Virgin America passengers can 'test-fly' Chromebooks

In an effort to educate the masses about its new portable computing platform, Google has struck a deal with Virgin America that will see Chromebooks trialled by passengers on selected flights in the U.S.  Read More

Kogan Agora - world’s first Chromium OS laptop ships June 7

Australian manufacturer Kogan says it will ship the world's first notebook running on the open source Chromium OS from June 7. The release date for the 11.6'' Agora Chromium Laptop means that Kogan has pipped Samsung and Acer, whose Google-sanctioned Chromebooks are due out in a week.  Read More

Samsung and Acer will be the first to release web-centric Chromebooks running Google's Chr...

Almost two years after Google first announced plans to build an operating system based on its Chrome web browser, the search giant has announced that the first Chrome OS-based netbooks – dubbed "Chromebooks" – from Samsung and Acer are set to go on sale from next month. With no traditional HDD for local storage, the web-centric devices store all the user's apps, documents, and settings in the cloud resulting in some trimmed down devices with impressive boot up times and battery life.  Read More

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