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Google is working on a new version of Chromebook Pixel, and it's coming soon

Google is working on a new version of Chromebook Pixel, and it's coming soon

By 24 February 2015

Google's £1,049 premium Chromebook is about to get refreshed. There's two types of Chromebooks you can get: really cheap, decent ones, and the Chromebook Pixel. It's a two-year-old touchscreen laptop at the high end of the Chromebook family. Although... >>

Toshiba Chromebook 2 review: Finally a Chromebook worth buying
4 out of 5

Toshiba Chromebook 2 review: Finally a Chromebook worth buying

By 17 February 2015

We've always admired the Google Chromebook laptop concept and its attempt to deliver an affordable, easy to use, online-focused platform. Problem is, every manufacturer (ignoring Google itself with the ultra-expensive Pixel model) has shoehorned poor... >>

Acer Chromebook 15 is big and Googley (hands-on)

Acer Chromebook 15 is big and Googley (hands-on)

By 4 January 2015

Acer has continued its push into the world of Chromebook with yet another model, this time a rather large 15.6-inch offering for those that want to enjoy more screen. Acer's goal, according to the company, is to offer a big screen Chrome OS experience... >>

Google is close to launching 'OK Google' always-on voice commands for Chromebooks

Google is close to launching 'OK Google' always-on voice commands for Chromebooks

By 20 December 2014

You can now say "OK Google" to your Chromebook. Well, people running early release software can anyway. The latest early release of Chrome OS has an always-on feature that allows users to jump into voice command mode. All they have to do is get the release... >>

Vine and Evernote are among first Android apps for Chrome OS to land in Web Store

Vine and Evernote are among first Android apps for Chrome OS to land in Web Store

By 11 September 2014

The first Android apps for Chromebook are now available. Android apps like Duolingo, Evernote, Sight Words, and Vine have landed in the Chrome Web Store, essentially making your Chromebook more of an 'on-the-go' machine than you ever thought possible:... >>

Acer C720 is the first Chromebook to offer Intel Core i3, but it'll cost you

Acer C720 is the first Chromebook to offer Intel Core i3, but it'll cost you

By 10 July 2014

The Acer C720 Chromebook is a little less affordable now, thanks to a spec bump that includes a new Intel chip. Acer America has introduced the first Chromebook to come with a fourth-generation Intel Core i3 processor. The news shouldn't be too surprising... >>

Android Apps come to Chromebooks as lines blur even more between the two operating systems

Android Apps come to Chromebooks as lines blur even more between the two operating systems

By 25 June 2014

Google has confirmed that it will soon allow Chromebook users run Android apps on the desktop operating system, blurring the lines of what Chrome OS and Android is. Google demoed Evernote, Vine, and Flipboard Android apps working on a Chromebook Pixel... >>

A week in reviews: 22 - 25 April

A week in reviews: 22 - 25 April

By 26 April 2014

After a long Easter bank holiday weekend we return not with chocolate eggs, but gaming goodies: for it's the week that we can talk about Watch Dogs once again. After a six month delay, has this open-world hacking epic been moulded into the title everyone... >>

Toshiba Chromebook review
3.5 out of 5

Toshiba Chromebook review

By 23 April 2014

Toshiba is the latest company to enter the Chromebook market with the aptly named Toshiba Chromebook. It's a larger device than most Chromebooks that have gone before it, offering a 13.3-inch screen in the familiar budget laptop format. Only the HP Pavilion... >>

Samsung Chromebook 2 given May UK release date

Samsung Chromebook 2 given May UK release date

By 20 March 2014

Samsung has announced that its Chromebook 2 laptop, announced at the beginning of March, will be coming to the UK in May. The 11.6-inch model will be available at "selected retailers" from 1 May, while the 13.3-incher will go on sale on 12 May. The new... >>