We’ve seen a lot of change in the Chromebook market over the past two years of covering “All Things Chrome” and 2018 is shaping up to be a landmark in the area of new form-factors and number of devices launched.
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Another day and another Chromebook has turned up in the Chromium repository. We get excited everytime a new device begins development regardless the shape, form or fashion but this latest discovery speaks to the current state of the Chrome OS market. Nami
We weren’t greeted with a new Pixelbook today but Google still brought some impressive and noteworthy products to the I/O keynote. As expected, the Pixel 3A and 3A XL were announced and the budget-friendly smartphone with a premium camera is already popping up in promotions across the web. Another anticipated device debuted center stage in […]
With Cloud Next ’19 on the horizon and Google’s annual I/O developer conference headed our way in a few weeks, the Chromium team is working hard to polish the Crostini project that brought official Linux app support to Chrome OS. Just this week, Robby uncovered a commit that will bring microphone support to Linux apps […]
Linux app support on Chrome OS – once thought of as a niche development – continues plowing forward with more hardware support and necessary features for the everyday scenarios general users would need to actually leverage it. We’ve talked about GPU acceleration being one of the key factors in this entire effort, but audio and […]
A recent update to the Windows Insider 10 has brought Microsoft’s Windows Defender to the Chrome and Firefox browsers. Installed as extensions in the respective browsers, Windows Defender Application Guard will leverage container technology to isolate sites that are potentially harmful or deemed not trusted by administrators. The caveat here is that users will still […]
Chrome OS 72 has officially been pushed to the Stable channel but as many of you have discovered, not every Chromebook has received the update, yet. A second push from the Chromium server rolled out last night and the number of devices on 72 Stable is now somewhere around one hundred twenty-five. Still, if you […]
Speculation is fun. Scouring the Chromium repositories and looking for juicy morsels is exciting to us and often times it takes some serious mental acrobatics to create educated hypothesis on upcoming devices that are more than simple conjecture. Despite our best attempts, occasionally we miss the mark but it isn’t for lack of trying. With […]
According to a recent report over at About Chromebooks, Google’s Pixelbook and devices based on the ‘Nami’ baseboard are getting a very early taste of GPU acceleration for Linux Apps. We’ve talked about all this a bit more in-depth in the past, but here’s the reason this is important: GPU acceleration allows applications to fully […]
One of the devices we haven’t yet done a full review on is the ASUS C423. There are a few reasons for that, but the biggest one is the availability of a better model in the wild with a better display that we’d rather give a test drive over the one we currently have in […]
Before I get into and detail what so ever, know that the brief hands-on we had with ASUS’ latest flagship device was an early build developer unit and acual real-world performance is still anybody’s guess at this point. For that reason, we’ll just discuss what we do know about the much-anticipated ASUS Chromebook C434 and […]
CES is already off to a lively start in the world of Chromebooks. Gabriel reported not long ago that Acer has already announced their entry into the AMD-powered space with the Chromebook 315 and now HP has followed suite with a similar initial AMD offering: The New HP Chromebook 14.