Google’s Chromecast has had no issue holding its own in the consumer market. With over 30 million units sold, it has wrangled a formidable 35% of the streaming device market in 2015. Undoubtedly, Chromecast devices have proven their worth and ability with consumers. With the release of the third generation Chromecast Ultra, it now appears Google is […]Continue Reading
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.
Chrome Developer For Android Gets Bottom URL Bar
Last month we saw the release of Chrome Canary for Android to the Google Play Store. The pre-developer release allows public users to preview upcoming features and provide feedback to developers to resolve bugs and security issues.Continue Reading
New ASUS Chromebook C302CA ‘Cave’ Availability Update With More Pics
As the days are closing in on the eventual release of the ASUS C302CA (formerly known as ‘Cave’), we are seeing the device show up in multiple retailers with no availability date. Save one.Continue Reading
Samsung Chromebook Pro: Do Delays Signal Something Bigger?
After showing up in mid-October, the Samsung Chromebook Pro has returned to the shadows and has been very elusive for the past few weeks. I have a theory about why, and it involves Android Apps and a Samsung Ecosystem on Chromebooks. I know this is a sore spot for many folks (bloat, Touchwiz, etc.), but […]Continue Reading
Acer Chromebook R13 On Sale for $349 At Costco
Thanks to our eagle-eyed friend Maison Pulaski, we’ve stumbled across a great deal on what some may consider the hottest new Chromebook on the market. Check out Robby’s review of the Acer R13 and see what all the hype is about. The Acer Chromebook R13 has had very limited availability since its initial release earlier this […]Continue Reading
Chromecast Audio Speaker Spotlight: Sony h.ear go
As the days go by, we are finally starting to see reasonably-priced wireless speakers with Google Cast built right in. While there are plenty of speakers to use a standard Chromecast Audio dongle with, a speaker with this function built in is a much more interesting experience. Here’s why.Continue Reading
*Updated* Chromebooks With Play Store No Longer “Compatible” With Microsoft Android Apps
*Update* There has been an update to this article. you can find the up-to-date report here. Recent reports from Chromebook users are saying Microsoft’s Android versions of their Office Apps are no longer compatible with Chrome OS devices. An early morning post from our friends over at Chrome Story broke the news and further investigation inside […]Continue Reading
Acer R13 Chromebook Available For Pre-Order From Amazon UK
We get a lot of emails asking if and when devices will be available outside of the U.S. Unfortunately, the selection of Chromebooks in the United Kingdom and surrounding markets is still very limited.Continue Reading
Chromecast (Google Cast) vs. Apple TV (Airplay): Which Is Best?
The world of streaming devices and connected TVs has grown over the years, seeing multiple devices and attempts come and go over that same time. Two streaming standards have stuck through all the change and are both strong offerings from tech’s top two companies. But what are the differences in Chromecast and AirPlay, and do […]Continue Reading
Acer Chromebook R13 Review
The Acer Chromebook R13 is the first device I’ve reviewed that, at one time, only existed in my head as a codename. You can see in older posts all the things we dug up about ‘Elm’ before it officially became known as the R13, but none of that matters now. What matters now is the […]Continue Reading
Chromecast Ultra Now Shipping
Google’s latest addition to its Chromecast lineup has been in pre-order status up until now, able to be purchased from the Google Store without any firm shipping date.Continue Reading
Google Leverages Microsoft’s PGO Technology To Give Chrome A Boost For Windows 10
Google’s development of their Chrome browser continues to make strides in many areas including enhanced security, reduced memory usage and decreased battery consumption.Continue Reading
Chromecast Ultra: 4K Content You Can Stream Right Now
In the coming month of November, we should see 3 new #madebyGoogle devices start hitting shelves and shipping from your favorite online vendors. Google Home, Google Wifi and Chromecast Ultra should all see the light of day this month, but one of those really needs particular content to be truly useful: Chromecast Ultra. So we’ve […]Continue Reading
Android Apps Arrive on Dell Chromebook 13 In Beta Channel: Caveats Apply
Screenshot from a Dell Chromebook 13 running Android Apps. You read that right! Dell is next in line to see Android Apps arrive in the Beta Channel of Chrome OS. As the title implies, there are some caveats here and we are going to go through them quickly. Those things aside, The Dell Chromebook 13 […]Continue Reading
Chromebook Tablet With Detachable Keyboard On The Horizon?
The introduction of the Google Play Store to Chrome OS has created a void in the hardware market that manufacturers appear to be working quickly to fill. What once was a market of cost-effective devices with a few high-end, somewhat overkill machines (no offense Pixel LS), is rapidly becoming a consumer-driven landscape for more. More […]Continue Reading