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Microsoft to give Chromebooks some stiff competition this Christmas, says cheap PCs are coming

Microsoft to give Chromebooks some stiff competition this Christmas, says cheap PCs are coming

By 14 July 2014

Those of you want to buy cheap computers for your kids will have more options to consider beyond Google's Chromebook lineup this Christmas, it's claimed. Microsoft shined a spotlight on several new Windows-powered laptops and PCs at its partner conference... >>

Chromebook tips and tricks: Getting the most out of your Chrome OS machine

Chromebook tips and tricks: Getting the most out of your Chrome OS machine

By 30 May 2014

Google announced in early May that it had an entirely new lineup of Intel-powered Chromebooks in the works from Lenovo, Asus, Dell, Acer, Toshiba, HP, and LG. They're all set to launch this year too, meaning there is bound to be a lot more Chrome OS users... >>

Google outs new Intel-powered Chromebook lineup from Lenovo, Asus, Dell, Acer, Toshiba, HP, and LG

Google outs new Intel-powered Chromebook lineup from Lenovo, Asus, Dell, Acer, Toshiba, HP, and LG

By 6 May 2014

Google has announced a huge new lineup of Chromebook computers powered by Intel chips. "Spring has finally arrived in the U.S. And with the new growth the season brings, we’re happy to expand our Chromebook family. Together with Intel, today we’re... >>

Videostream Chrome app for Chromecast streams any local video to your television

Videostream Chrome app for Chromecast streams any local video to your television

By 2 May 2014

There's now an easy way to stream any video file on your computer or network-connected device through Google Chromecast and to your television. It's called Videostream. Videostream is a web app available on the Chrome Web Store. You can install it on... >>

HP falls in line with its own Chromebox, bringing colour to the Chrome OS world

HP falls in line with its own Chromebox, bringing colour to the Chrome OS world

By 6 February 2014

Hewlett-Packard has become the next company to announce a Chromebox, following Asus, Samsung and Dell. Available in spring 2014 in the US, HP's take on the small Chrome OS computer will be a colourful affair. It will launch in four colour options of... >>

Google Chromebox for meetings bundle takes on video conferencing in US for $999, expect UK version soon

Google Chromebox for meetings bundle takes on video conferencing in US for $999, expect UK version soon

By 6 February 2014

Google's just made the Chrome platform more diverse by introducing a Chromebox bundle for video conferencing. Called Chromebox for meetings, Gooogle's bundle is a conferencing system comprised an Asus Chromebox with an Intel Core i7 chip. It also has... >>

Hands-on: Acer Chromebook C720P review

Hands-on: Acer Chromebook C720P review

By 4 January 2014

We're not the biggest Chromebook fans here at Pocket-lint, but they've been going down a storm with the public eager to snap up these affordable Google-OS-based machines. And Acer has stepped up to the plate and introduced the first affordable touchscreen... >>

Google in 2014: Pocket-lint predicts

Google in 2014: Pocket-lint predicts

By 1 January 2014

Google had a successful year, with more profits, more products, rising stock price and a stronghold on the mobile OS market worldwide, but 2014 is on the horizon, so what's in store for the next 12 months? Here are our predictions for what to expect from... >>

Google Chromebooks account for 21 per cent of notebook sales

Google Chromebooks account for 21 per cent of notebook sales

By 28 December 2013

Google's Chromebook platform performed better than expected in 2013. The cheap notebooks running Chrome OS, priced around $200, now claim 21 per cent of all notebook sales, according to research group NDP. The rise came in 2013. Chrome OS made up 0.2... >>

LG Chromebase unveiled as first Chrome OS AIO desktop with 21.5-inch HD IPS display

LG Chromebase unveiled as first Chrome OS AIO desktop with 21.5-inch HD IPS display

By 18 December 2013

There's about to be a new all-in-one desktop PC on the market running Google Chrome OS, and it's called the LG Chromebase. LG has just introduced the first Chromebase. It's a desktop computer with a 21.5-inch widescreen Full HD IPS display at 1,920-by-1,080-pixel... >>