If I were to list the top five requests for articles I get, this one would be in the top 5 for sure. Bluetooth has been a struggle that has plagued Chrome OS for years. Blame it on an outdated Bluetooth stack, cheap hardware, or whatever you want: using Bluetooth devices with Chromebooks has been […]
Last week, 9to5Google’s Kyle Bradshaw (fellow code diver) uncovered evidence of a third-party keyboard in the works for Chrome OS. While this, in and of itself, is hardly newsworthy. The name attached to the new peripheral device is more than noteworthy. Add mappings for “Hamburger” and “Assistant” keys on Hammer/Wand/Whiskers and BRYDGE keyboards.
We obviously love Chromebooks around here! One thing that most Chromebooks inherently lack, however, is internal storage. With Android apps available on most Chromebooks these days, that local storage is becoming more and more necessary for a variety of users across the board.
The next round of Chromebook accessories has been unveiled at ISTE 2018 as educators and administrators gather to see the latest and greatest in the world of educational technology. Belkin Education, a division of Belkin International, has released their first Chromebook-specific keyboard designed specifically for the Acer Chromebook Tab 10. The accessory connects via USB-C […]
Back in January, premium pencil-maker Staedtler teamed up with Google at the annual BETT show in London to show off their first stylus designed with Chromebooks in mind. The Noris Digital stylus sports the look and feel of a real No. 2 pencil and uses EMR technology to create a cost-effective stylus that’s a perfect […]
One of the larger nagging issues with the Google Home mini and the standard Google Home has always been the lack of auxiliary output. This small omission causes some major headaches for users with large, existing speaker setups that they would like to leverage for music and media playback.
In the past few months, the name of the game in the Chrome OS universe is new features. In the absence of new flagship hardware for the Chrome OS ecosystem (we’ve seen quite a few new education-focused Chromebooks, but no real flagship devices announced since the Pixelbook back in early October. We’re seeing new software […]
A few months back, we asked if you, our readers would be interested in purchasing Chrome Unboxed t-shirts. The response and was overwhelming and after getting through the holidays and CES, we’re finally ready to offer our first run of official Chrome Unboxed shirts. Initially, we set the pricing at $24 plus approximately $6 for […]
Let’s start this off by saying I think Google fumbled just a bit when they didn’t include the Pixelbook Pen in the box with the Pixelbook. They fumbled again when they failed to give us a decent place to store it. The pen itself has been great to use and I reach for it more […]
Back in mid-January, Google decided to gift all Pixelbook owners with a free accessory to hold the not-included Pixelbook Pen when not in use. As I said in the article about this fun freeby back then, part of the user experience with pens like this is the availablity of the writing utensil at any given […]
In the deal of the day department, Best Buy takes the prize this week with a killer deal on the 64GB Samsung Chromebook Pro. Regularly priced at $599 (or higher depending on the day), Best Buy’s Deal of the Day is offering the Core m3 Chromebook at a $120 discount. That brings the total to […]
Last week we got an unexpected nugget from London’s BETT show: a limited sighting of the first-ever Chrome OS tablet. The tweet has been pulled down since that time, but we have the photo and what little we know about the device in a post over here. One of the things we do know about […]