Latest Google laptop news

Pixel Slate is here: Google debuts a detachable Chrome OS tablet
Pixel Slate is here: Google debuts a detachable Chrome OS tablet By Maggie Tillman

Google has launched a Pixel-branded, Chrome OS-powered tablet that doubles a laptop. It's called Google Pixel Slate.... Read more

Full renders of Google Pixelbook “Nocturne” leak
Full renders of Google Pixelbook “Nocturne” leak By Rik Henderson

We've previously heard rumours of at least one new Google Pixelbook coming, but now we have clear pictures too.Renders were spotted on the website of Brydge,... Read more

Google Pixelbook 2 coming soon? Evidence suggests yes
Google Pixelbook 2 coming soon? Evidence suggests yes By Maggie Tillman

Google recently announced an October event, and everyone expects the Pixel 3 to debut at the show, but a new Pixelbook might also appear.... Read more

Google Fuchsia OS: What's the story so far?
Google Fuchsia OS: What's the story so far? By Elyse Betters

Google has been developing an entirely new operating system that's currently capable of running on its high-end Pixelbook.But here's the thing: it's unclear... Read more

Google Chrome built-in ad blocker imminent
Google Chrome built-in ad blocker imminent By Rik Henderson

Google has been working on its own ad blocker to be built into its Chrome browser for the best part of a year. Now it's ready for release, with the software... Read more

Google Assistant might come to all Chromebooks, leaked code shows
Google Assistant might come to all Chromebooks, leaked code shows By Elyse Betters

Google Assistant is everywhere - except for in Chromebooks, oddly.Technically, you could buy Google's own Pixelbook, which starts at £999/$999, if you... Read more

Google introduces Pixelbook to "reimagine the laptop experience"
Google introduces Pixelbook to "reimagine the laptop experience" By Max Langridge

Google has unveiled a brand new laptop in the form of the Pixelbook. Gone is the Chrome branding and in comes the Pixel name, to let you know that this... Read more

Smaller Google Home and Chromebook Pixel suggested for Google's hardware event
Smaller Google Home and Chromebook Pixel suggested for Google's hardware event By Max Langridge

Word on the grapevine says that Google will have more than just two new Pixel phones to unveil at its hardware event, expected to take place in October.... Read more

Will 'Eve' be the next high-end Chromebook made by Google?
Will 'Eve' be the next high-end Chromebook made by Google? By Elyse Betters

Google might be working on new Chromebook features, and maybe even a new Chromebook to go with those features.First, the new features could be a fingerprint... Read more

Google quietly kills its high-end Pixel Chromebook laptop line
Google quietly kills its high-end Pixel Chromebook laptop line By Elyse Betters

Farewell, Pixel.No, not the Pixel phones. We're talking about Google's high-end, $1,299 Pixel Chromebooks. Long before Google started shipping flagship... Read more

Good news, all 2017 Chromebooks will support Android apps
Good news, all 2017 Chromebooks will support Android apps By Max Langridge

Chromebooks have always been a decent, affordable laptop alternative. Yes, you need a constant internet connection for them to work, but if you do, you... Read more

Google is bringing Android apps to four more Chromebook models
Google is bringing Android apps to four more Chromebook models By Elyse Betters

Google has released a developer update to Chrome OS that'll add Android app support to four Chromebook models.At its Google I/O conference in June 2016,... Read more

Google Andromeda OS: What's the story so far?
Google Andromeda OS: What's the story so far? By Elyse Betters

Android and Chrome OS are about to majorly change, according to new reports.Google is rumoured to be developing a new laptop that might fall under the... Read more

Google ‘Pixel 3’ laptop running Andromeda OS planned for 2017
Google ‘Pixel 3’ laptop running Andromeda OS planned for 2017 By Max Langridge

Google could launch its first ever laptop towards the end of 2017, at least that’s according to sources speaking to Android Police. The laptop will also... Read more

Android Apps on Chrome: How to give your Chromebook an app-vantage
Android Apps on Chrome: How to give your Chromebook an app-vantage By Cam Bunton

At its I/O conference in June this year, Google finally confirmed plans to bring Android apps to Chrome OS products. That means that soon you'll be able... Read more

Chromebooks will soon run Android apps: Will yours get Google Play access?
Chromebooks will soon run Android apps: Will yours get Google Play access? By Elyse Betters

Google has announced something major at Google I/O 2016: Chrome OS will soon have access to Google Play, meaning Android apps will finally be able to run... Read more

Google on Chrome OS Android: Working to bring together best of both
Google on Chrome OS Android: Working to bring together best of both By Elyse Betters

It looks like Chrome OS isn't on its deathbed - as Google has just taken the time to explain where the operating system is currently at as well as where... Read more

Say goodbye to Chrome OS, will be folded into Android in 2017
Say goodbye to Chrome OS, will be folded into Android in 2017 By Elyse Betters

Oh, Chrome OS - we hardly knew ye.The operating system powering Chromebook laptops is about to be killed, according to The Wall Street Journal. But that... Read more

Google Chromebook lineup adds Flip touchscreen convertible and Chromebit stick computer
Google Chromebook lineup adds Flip touchscreen convertible and Chromebit stick computer By Elyse Betters

Google has expanded its Chromebook lineup to include new Chrome OS-powered devices without a traditional form factor.The company has announced the Asus-manufactured... Read more

Move over MacBook: Google has a new Chromebook Pixel with two USB Type C ports
Move over MacBook: Google has a new Chromebook Pixel with two USB Type C ports By Elyse Betters

Two years after launching the first Chromebook Pixel, Google has announced a new version.The updated Chromebook Pixel uniquely features USB Type C, the... Read more

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 Elyse Betters

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... Read more

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 Elyse Betters

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... Read more

Google is giving 1TB of free Google Drive space to new Chromebook buyers
Google is giving 1TB of free Google Drive space to new Chromebook buyers By Elyse Betters

The holiday shopping season has officially arrived, and so Google has announced an awesome deal that's exclusive to new Chromebook buyers.In an attempt... Read more

Google Chrome 64-bit browser for Mac to release as update in November
Google Chrome 64-bit browser for Mac to release as update in November By Elyse Betters

Following the release of a 64-bit Chrome browser for Windows, Google has announced a 64-bit version for Mac.Google in August pushed its Chrome browser... Read more

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 Elyse Betters

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,... Read more

Chrome OS adds handy features: multi-user login, Settings window, and more
Chrome OS adds handy features: multi-user login, Settings window, and more By Elyse Betters

Google has updated Chrome OS to version 37, adding a tonne of new features that'll make your Chromebook feel and look more like a full-fledged computer.The... Read more

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 Elyse Betters

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... Read more

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 Elyse Betters

Google's just made the Chrome platform more diverse by introducing a Chromebox bundle for video conferencing.Called Chromebox for meetings, Gooogle's bundle... Read more

Google Now desktop integration lands for Chrome browser Canary build
Google Now desktop integration lands for Chrome browser Canary build By Elyse Betters

Google Now cards and notifications are now available for the Chrome browser. Kind of.To further merge your desktop and mobile experience together, Google... Read more

Google Chromebooks account for 21 per cent of notebook sales
Google Chromebooks account for 21 per cent of notebook sales By Jake Smith

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... Read more

Chromebook voice functionality emerges, teasing more to come
Chromebook voice functionality emerges, teasing more to come By Elyse Betters

You can now say "OK, Google" to your Chromebook. Well, developers can anyway.The latest developer release of Chrome OS has a buried feature that allows... Read more

Google launches touch features in latest Chrome beta build
Google launches touch features in latest Chrome beta build By Jake Smith

Google is beefing up its Chrome browser with several touch features, in the wake of more touch-screen based PCs flooding the market.In an update to the... Read more

Google triples Chromebook availability to 6,600 stores worldwide
Google triples Chromebook availability to 6,600 stores worldwide By Elyse Betters

Google announced on Monday that it planned to triple the availability of Chromebooks worldwide to 6,600 stores including Walmart and Staples.In addition... Read more

Google Chromebox official, new Chromebook brings updates
Google Chromebox official, new Chromebook brings updates By Danny Brogan

Google has confirmed the arrival of a new Chromebook and its first-ever Chromebox desktop computer, both of which are available now.Samsung has built both... Read more

7 days living with... Google Chrome OS and the Chromebook
7 days living with... Google Chrome OS and the Chromebook By Stuart Miles

The crux of the Chrome OS operating system is that you live your life in the cloud through a browser. There is no desktop, no installing software and... Read more