Earlier this year, Google released the Password Checkup Extension that alerts users if their user names and passwords were potentially compromised in data breaches that affect more than 4 billion online credentials. The checkup extension was designed jointly with Stanford cryptography experts to ensure that not even Google would have access to your credentials as […]
There are multiple different channels that apps find themselves making their way onto your Chrome OS device. At one time it was via the Chrome Web Store. In that store, you can find dedicated Chrome OS apps alongside Extensions that expand the usability of Chrome. Now that Android has come on the scene, this section of the site will expand incredibly.
The cashback craze has exploded in recent years with Rakuten(formerly Ebates) leading the charge with other popular apps like Ibotta and Dosh getting in the mix. The premise is simple, companies such as Rakuten have affiliate relationships with retailers. You join Rakuten and shop like you normally would. Rakuten gets a cut of the sale […]
I presume since you’ve found your way to this article, chances are good that you’re Chromebook has fallen victim to an unexpected meltdown that’s left you facing the cringe-worthy message “Chrome OS is missing or damaged.” Perhaps you are a tinkerer like us and want to ensure you have a usable backup before you go […]
Google’s Chromecast isn’t a piece of home tech that has always been associated with gaming. You can use Chromecast to watch your favorite movie or show and it does have some fun tricks up its sleeve, but it was not built for game streaming. That is all going to change with Stadia – Google’s cloud […]
Earlier this week, the Chromium team announced the release of Chrome 76 for the desktop to include Windows, Mac and Linux. As always, the Chrome OS update should follow in roughly a week or so but we have plenty to unpack from the Chrome browser. So, sit back and check out what’s new with Chrome […]
If you’re a GSuite admin in charge of managing a fleet of Chrome devices, keeping track of and updating Chromebook settings and metadata can be a time-consuming task, to say the least. Thankfully, the GSuite Marketplace offers a variety of tools to assist you in your efforts.
If you aren’t aware, Chrome is rolling out dark mode across all versions and operating systems since everyone is seemingly over-the-moon about the idea of all things in black and gray. For me, it is all a bit hit-or-miss, coming in handy when browsing in low light and being a bit odd when viewing content […]
Let me put this out there right from the start: I’ve only played Roblox a handful of times when my daughter begs me enough to jump in and play a silly game with her. I have an account and I participate from time to time, but I am by no means a real Roblox player […]
At long last, the day has finally arrived that so many Amazon Prime users will be able to cast to their Chromecast and Cast-enabled devices. In a major win for consumers, the Amazon Prime Video app just received an update and users should soon be greeted with the notification screen seen below. (Sans Daniel Tiger […]
Just over a week ago, we reported that Linux apps in the Dev Channel simply stopped working. We’ve never been made aware of what the issue was, but in general in the Dev Channel you could get Linux to install, but then the entire container would simply stop responding at all.
When it comes to gaming, Chromebooks are simply never in the conversation. Without an OS that is targeted for big title games and hardware that isn’t built for high-end gaming, Chromebooks just aren’t the choice for anyone if gaming is a big part of the reason for purchase. While Android gaming brought about a much […]
As we do around Chrome Unboxed, we have tons of devices hanging out in just about every channel at any given moment. A handful on Stable, a couple in Beta, quite a few in the Dev Channel, and usually Gabriel’s device in Canary help us stay abreast of the new changes and fun surprises coming […]