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 talk about a ton of stuff here at Chrome Unboxed. From Chromebooks to Chromecast to Google Assistant, the world of Chrome OS is pretty far-reaching. We save our News section for the things that are breaking news to our readers.
Before you get too excited, the Chromebook in question here is a Samsung Chromebook 3. This is the aging Braswell-based Chromebook that you can pick up just about anywhere for under $200. Still, this is more about “better” internet service which is what Verizon is offering if you’re in an available market. This particular promotion […]
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 […]
I’ve spent the past few days reading article after article and watching a handful of YouTube videos of Stadia running Doom Eternal in real time and, as I’ve posited in the past, come away feeling like Google is going to pull this whole game streaming idea off in a big way.
Go with me for a minute. If you haven’t seen the brilliant move by Google’s hardware team, let’s cover that quickly. In the last few days, the leak train began with the Pixel 4. First there were renders, then there were case models (the metal slabs provided to case makers ahead of time for them […]
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 […]
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 […]
It’s going to be a LONG six months. Today, Google took the stage ahead of E3 to announce details on their upcoming gaming service Stadia. We’ll dive deeper into what Stadia could mean for the future of gaming at a later date. For now, let’s just take a look at the key points surrounding what […]