Reviews & hands-on

  • Gadgets 4.5 out of 5

    Google Chromecast review

    By 19 March 2014

    Following its successful US launch last summer, Google has launched Chromecast in the UK. And it's a rather big deal. Chromecast is an HDMI dongle designed to plug into your TV and is a rival to Apple's AirPlay and devices like Apple TV, Roku and other...

  • Laptops 3.5 out of 5

    Chromebook Pixel review

    By 4 March 2013

    The Chromebook Pixel sits in a category all of its own, which some might say is the ultimate expression of form over function. Every inch of this premium Chromebook has been scrutinised, honed and perfected. That’s exactly what Google intended when...

  • Laptops

    Google announces high-end Chromebook Pixel, we go hands-on

    By 21 February 2013

    Google has revealed its anticipated high-end next-generation Chromebook, known as the Chromebook Pixel. Sundar Pichai, senior vice-president of Chrome and apps at Google, introduced the new premium Google notebook, which is pitched at the premium Chrome...

  • Online

    Google Chrome on iPhone pictures and hands-on

    By 29 June 2012

    Google has announced that it’s Chrome browser is now available as an app on both the iPhone and iPad. The words had barley left the lips of Brian Rakowski, Chrome's VP, before we headed to the Apple App Store to download. Then we had to wait 12 hours...

  • Laptops 3 out of 5

    Samsung XE 300M Chromebox review

    By 8 June 2012

    Samsung's new Chromebox is essentially a desktop version of its Chromebook. It's a little bit cheaper at £280, instead of £380 for the Chromebook Series 5 550. It lacks the display, but has a lot more connectivity - especially in terms of video output....

  • Apps

    Google Chrome for Android pictures, video and hands-on

    By 8 February 2012

    Yesterday Google announced a beta version of Chrome for Android. As Chrome fans on the PC, we were keen to test it so we grabbed a copy. The beta software is compatible only with Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) so we're testing it on the Galaxy Nexus....

  • Online

    APP OF THE DAY: Personal Blocklist by Google review (Chrome)

    By 25 February 2011

    App of the day as you know isn't just about iPhone or Android apps, but about all apps on all platforms including Google's Chrome browser. In steps this handy little extension that will over time make your Google searching a lot better than it probably...

  • Online 0 out of 5

    Google Chrome – First Look review

    By 3 September 2008

    The battle of the browsers rolls on, now with Google entering the fray with their Chrome browser. Becoming public on Tuesday, we got our hands on it to put it through its paces. Knowing Google, the "beta" tag will probably remain for the life of the product....