I’ve had the distinct pleasure of traveling to Germany for the past week and a half and while here, I’ve had to firmly rely on my mobile data connection to stay even a tad bit in touch with the tech world. I made a mistake in the early going that I’d never even thought about […]
Chrome developers continue to create ways for the browser (and OS) to sync between users devices in an effort to allow the desktop to take advantage of connected mobile devices. Integrated Android Messages, Instant Tethering and now, Send to Device are all features that are or will be baked into browsers and Chromebooks in the […]
We now have evidence of two more 9th Gen Comet Lake Chromebooks in development and that reinforces our belief that Chrome OS has made its way into the mainstream of the computing world. For the uninitiated, Comet Lake processors are the next 14nm chip iteration from Intel that will reportedly bridge the gap to the […]
If you’ve used any number of Chromebooks that convert or detach to acheive tablet mode, you have undoubtedly tried at some point in time to adjust the volume on your device while listening to some sort of media. Likely you cued up a YouTube video and were shocked at the volume and quickly reached for […]
The Chrome OS team continues to bring new features to Chromebooks that allow users to move seamlessly between their desktop and mobile devices. First, it was “Better Together” which evolved into what is now Connected Devices. The feature, now in Stable, gives users a way to sync their phones with Chrome OS. Then, they can […]
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.
Virtual Desktops on Chromebooks have been a pretty quick feature development, honestly. They only began showing up in February of this year and we’re already awaiting their arrival in the Stable Channel build of Chrome OS 76 later in July.
Cam Summerson hit the nail square on the head when referring to the new “hover tab image” feature in Chrome for desktop. My New Favorite Thing I Didn’t Know I Wanted Cam Summerson via How-To Geek In case you’ve missed the news, the Chrome team has been working to enhance the tab preview function for […]
The Chrome OS team is rapidly working to brings more capabilities and stability to Linux apps on Chromebooks. Full GPU support is just beyond the horizon and while there is still much work to be done, developers are already working on bringing Crostini to some key older devices. At inception, it was made clear that […]
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 […]
For many users, it may come as a surprise to know that Chrome OS exists in multiple forms known as “channels.” The average consumer will blissfully live in the official Stable channel and with a little luck, won’t experience bugs, security flaws or heaven forbid, a device-bricking event that requires a full recovery. If you […]
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 […]