Google Chrome OS archive

  • Asus unveils tiny Chromebox capable of 4K output
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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...

  • 10 Chrome OS apps to start with
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    10 Chrome OS apps to start with

    By 8 December 2010

    Google has officially unveiled its Google Chrome OS - an operating system that the search engine giant hopes will get more people on the web as well as offering an alternative to Microsoft's Windows 7 and Apple's Snow Leopard OS. There are plenty of advantages...

  • Google Chrome OS tablet in time for Christmas
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    Google Chrome OS tablet in time for Christmas

    By 18 August 2010

    Although HTC exclusively told Pocket-lint back in July that it wasn't considering its own iPad rival any time soon, it seems that the manufacturer has been working on a model for Google. Running on Google Chrome OS, the tablet is expected to come out...