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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:... >>

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... >>

Asus unveils tiny Chromebox capable of 4K output

Asus unveils tiny Chromebox capable of 4K output

By 4 February 2014

Asus has unveiled a new Chromebox, set to launch in March for $179.  The mini Chrome OS computer sits 4.880-inches wide and 1.65-inches tall, making it the world's smallest Chrome computer. The Chromebox features 802.11 b/g/n wireless, four USB 3.0... >>

Google offers $2.7m prize fund for those that can hack Chrome OS

Google offers $2.7m prize fund for those that can hack Chrome OS

By 28 January 2014

Google says it will share a $2.7 million pot with anybody capable of hacking the browser-based operating system, Chrome. Google will host its fourth Pwnium hacking contest at a Canadian security conference in March, where the prize money is on offer.... >>

Google brings parental controls to Chrome

Google brings parental controls to Chrome

By 23 October 2013

Google has announced "supervised users" within Chrome, allowing parents to manage and see what web pages their children are viewing. The supervised user feature has not yet rolled out to the masses. Right now, it's only available in the beta channel of... >>

Google said to be preparing 12.85-inch Chrome OS laptop

Google said to be preparing 12.85-inch Chrome OS laptop

By 27 November 2012

Reports suggest Google is soon to release its own-branded 12.85-inch laptop, running the Chrome operation system. This would not be a Chromebook, we understand, but a genuine competitor to Windows 8 and Mac notebooks. The rumours have sprung from Chinese... >>

Samsung's series 5 Chromebook gets teardown..already

Samsung's series 5 Chromebook gets teardown..already

By 8 June 2011

Personally we are more keen on taking the Series 5 for a spin than smashing it open to reveal its insides. But hey whatever takes your fancy. Those who are more prone to can-opening the latest gadgets need look no further than iFixit, who have posted... >>

Three: 3G partner for UK Chromebook launch

Three: 3G partner for UK Chromebook launch

By 12 May 2011

Three has confirmed that it has been chosen as the 3G connectivity partner for the Chromebook launch in the UK. Although no price details have been revealed, it's quite a coup for the network - especially if the deal is exclusive for a period (we'll find... >>

Google nears Chrome OS launch

Google nears Chrome OS launch

By 29 March 2011

Google has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it is getting ready to go live with its Chrome OS machines, with a Q2 (possibly June) launch on the cards for several countries, including the UK. The Big G is currently thrashing out retail deals with manufacturers... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #28

Pocket-lint Podcast #28

By 15 December 2010

As the team rifles through the week's technology and gadget news, Google appears to be taking the lead as we cover its Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) update, its brand new Samsung branded Nexus S phone, its Zeitgeist report for the last year and the Chrome... >>