We’re getting a little antsy around the office waiting for the Acer Chromebook Spin 13 to make its arrival to market. We have it on good authority that it will be happening very soon and we’re keeping our fingers crossed that Acer will make good on their September launch target. In the meantime, let’s talk […]
One of the primary focuses here at Chrome Unboxed is future hardware. After all, our early days were all about new devices! What is coming feels just as important as what is here now, so we will continue looking for the latest and greatest developments in the Chrome OS ecosystem.
We covered the slew of updated features that were introduced in Chrome OS 70 first in the Dev Channel. The majority of these updates affect tablet mode in general, which isn’t a big surprise given what we are expecting to see at Google’s hardware event just a couple weeks from now.
For the past year, a few Chromebooks have utilized the same high-resolution screen and we’ve been completely fine with that. The Pixelbook, HP Chromebook x2, Samsung Chromebook Pro and Samsung Chromebook Plus all utilize a 2400×1600 resolution screen with good color and brightness and we’ve yet to see anything in the high-res category apart from […]
We’re getting close to the end of the line, folks, and the leaks are coming from every side. We had eyes on some sort of Chrome OS tablet not long ago along with a smattering of updated Pixelbook leaks, so the hype machine is kicking in full-force. Today’s leaks come courtesy of About Chromebooks where […]
We only have about 3 weeks left before the big Google hardware event on October 9th. While the jury is out on whether or not Google has anything surprising in store for the Pixel 3 line of phones, there’s no doubt that there’s much to look forward to when we start talking Chromebooks. It’s a […]
Tech blogs: “Google’s hardware leaks are out of control. They couldn’t get sloppier.” Google: “Hold my coffee.” If you haven’t caught wind of all the leaks revolving around Google’s upcoming Pixel 3 phones and now Pixelbook, I’m going to just assume you’ve sworn off media consumption in general.
Last week, 9to5Google’s Kyle Bradshaw (fellow code diver) uncovered evidence of a third-party keyboard in the works for Chrome OS. While this, in and of itself, is hardly newsworthy. The name attached to the new peripheral device is more than noteworthy. Add mappings for “Hamburger” and “Assistant” keys on Hammer/Wand/Whiskers and BRYDGE keyboards.
Look, I couldn’t make this stuff up if I tried. Yesterday, we were alerted to a video clip of what we firmly believe could be ‘Nocturne’, the upcoming detachable Pixelbook from Google. Just a few hours later, we received an email containing images of a Chromebook ad that pictured a Pixelbook with some seriously slimmed […]
We’re exactly one month out from Google’s next hardware event and like last year, there are a lot of rumors buzzing around October 9th launch of the Pixel 3 phone lineup as well as the possibility of multiple Pixelbooks. Just hours ago, Robby shared a video of a yet-to-be-released Chromebook that is what we believe […]
UPDATE: The link to the bug report has been blocked after this article was published. Looks like we probably hit a bit to close to home! We’re only 31 days out from Google’s upcoming #madebyGoogle hardware event, and though the leaks of the Pixel phones have been rampant to the point of absurdity, we’ve seen […]
Well, we knew it was coming and the recent rumors have now been confirmed as fact. Google will be moving their annual hardware event to the Big Apple. Invites have just been sent out to what is being officially dubbed the “Made by Google Launch Event” and not only has the venue changed, Google has […]
We’re currently working on gathering all the new goodies currently available in Chrome OS 70 in the Developer Channel. Since our last video on the subject, the developers have been VERY busy fixing issues and adding more features by the boatload. One feature in particular that we’ve talked about already – fingerprint scanner integration – […]