It’s easy to forget that the entire effort of bringing Linux apps to Chromebooks is just over a year old. The whole process has caught on and progressed so quickly that it is easy to get impatient for new features and needed abilities to arrive. Two big things still needed for Linux on Chrome OS […]
We’ve done our fair share of versus videos here at Chrome Unboxed, and I can easily say that few have been requested quite as much as this one. With a similar price tag, similar specs, and similar build quality, the ASUS Flip C434 and HP x360 14 share a whole lot in common for $599 […]
For those of us that hang around in the Beta, Dev and Canary Channels of Chrome OS on a regular basis, we’re pretty accustomed to bugs and issues. It is part of the territory when you live on the bleeding edge of technology, and as you climb the ladder of Chrome releases, the OS becomes […]
In this week on The Chrome Cast we cover a lot of ground. From news of the Pixelbook being tested with ARM chips to gauging the worth of the Pixel Slate in light of the $200 price slash to finally welcoming the Apple Magic Trackpad 2 as a fully-supported Chrome OS accessory, this episode gets […]
Trackpads on Chromebooks are universally used by everyone, love them or hate them. Since the inception of the Chromebook, the trackpad has been front and center on every device that has shipped and, by and large, the experience of using any of those trackpads has been great.
If you are a regular visitor to Chrome Unboxed, you’ve undoubtedly read all about Virtual Desks and their imminent arrival on Chrome OS and Chromebooks everywhere. I’ll save the explanation and instead point you to one of our previous posts on what Virtual Desks are if you aren’t up to speed. The introduction of this […]
There are a handful of things we’re asked about on a regular basis. What is the best Chromebook for my budget? What accessories should I get for my Chromebook? What’s the best Chromebook I can get for my child? All of these are great questions, and there are quite a few more where that came […]
Just last week we broke the news that Droplet Computing was back on the scene, delivering the promise of legacy Windows applications running right on your Chromebook. In that piece, we spoke about things that CTO Peter von Oven showed us over a video call, but today I’m here to talk about what it is […]
Oh, Geekbench. In the past year or so, this benchmark software (and more importantly, its published results) has been the revelator of many new Chromebooks and hidden specs, unveiling new information we simply would never have gleaned from the Chromium Repositories alone.
Duo – the yin to Allo’s failed yang in Google’s messaging strategy from a few years ago – has not only amassed a wide audience of users over the past couple years; it has also managed to keep them around. Apple’s iMessage and Facetime still dominate the US landscape and Allo failed to the point […]
It has been quite some time since we last talked about Droplet Computing, so you’d be forgiven if you didn’t have any idea what that title even means. Droplet is a company we stumbled across nearly two years ago that was promising a container-based software solution for any OS that we’d not seen before. The […]
Google’s Chromebook hardware has been pretty straightforward since the inception of the Chrome OS. With their first entry into the fold with the Chromebook Pixel followed by the 2015 version of that device, the Pixelbook, and finally the Pixel Slate, Google hasn’t veered too far from their original plan with their in-house Chromebooks. Premium builds […]