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All Chromebooks launching in 2017 will be compatible with Android apps

chromebook pixel All Chromebooks new in 2017 will support Android apps out of the box. An update will not be required. Owners will be able to take the Chromebook home, open it up and immediately access the Google Play Store. The news comes from a single line of text on Google’s list of Chromebooks compatible with Android apps. “All Chromebooks launching in 2017 and after as well as the… Read More

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Matt Burns

January 23rd

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All Chromebooks launching in 2017 will be compatible with Android apps

chromebook pixel All Chromebooks new in 2017 will support Android apps out of the box. An update will not be required. Owners will be able to take the Chromebook home, open it up and immediately access the Google Play Store. The news comes from a single line of text on Google’s list of Chromebooks compatible with Android apps. “All Chromebooks launching in 2017 and after as well as the… Read More

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Matt Burns

January 23rd

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Sorry folks, Google has no plans to merge Chrome OS with Android

Android And Chrome OS Merging

Over the past few months, we've seen a number of reports suggesting that Google has been dutifully working on a plan to merge its Chrome OS with Android. This particular rumor first began to pick up steam following a Wall Street Journal report from a year-ago which claimed that Google was working on ways to "fold its Chrome operating system" into Android.

As recently as September, a few sources even claimed that a merged operating system, allegedly called 'Andromeda', was going to see the light of day on a new Pixel phone in 2017.

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Yoni Heisler

December 13th

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Leaked Samsung Chromebook Is Delightful Overkill

Samsung may have been forced to recall the Note 7, but that doesn’t mean the company is just going to roll over and let the explosion memes kill it. There are other products coming down the line, like TVs, smartwatches, and the inevitable Galaxy S8. According to a leak over the weekend there might also be a sweet Chromebook in Samsung’s future.

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Alex Cranz

October 17th

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Watch Google unveil its new Pixel phones, Google Home and more

oct__4_-_google It’s time for Google’s now-annual hardware event. Today, we expect to hear more about Google’s new phones (which will now fall under the Pixel brand), as well as its Google Home Alexa competitor, an updated Chromecast dongle. Maybe we will also see even more hardware in the form of a new Nexus tablet or updated Pixel Chromebooks and tablets. Rumor has it that Google could… Read More

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Frederic Lardinois

October 4th

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Watch Google unveil its new Pixel phones, Google Home and more

oct__4_-_google It’s time for Google’s now-annual hardware event. Today, we expect to hear more about Google’s new phones (which will now fall under the Pixel brand), as well as its Google Home Alexa competitor, an updated Chromecast dongle. Maybe we will also see even more hardware in the form of a new Nexus tablet or updated Pixel Chromebooks and tablets. Rumor has it that Google could… Read More

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Frederic Lardinois

October 4th

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IDC: Chromebook sales in US outpaced Mac for the first time in Q1

Shipments of Chromebooks outpaced Macs in the US for the first time in Q1 2016, that’s according to data from IDC shared during a session at Google’s I/O developer conference today.

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Jordan Kahn

May 19th

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Google And ASUS Launch The $85 Chromebit, A Chrome OS Desktop On An HDMI Stick

DSC04017 Earlier this year, Google and ASUS announced the Chromebit — a full Chrome OS-based computer on an HDMI stick. Today, the two companies are officially launching this new way of using Chrome OS on any screen with an HDMI port. The $85 Chromebit is a 75 gram (or 2.6 ounces) stick that you can plug into any HDMI port — whether that’s a regular computer screen or that large TV… Read More

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Frederic Lardinois

November 17th

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Google: Chrome OS Is Here To Stay

Chromebook2_015_Detail2_Titanium Gray By now you have probably seen the WSJ report that says Google plans to fold its Chrome operating system into Android and phase it (and the “Chromebook” name) out over time. Google today published a story on virtually every blog it owns that denies this. “While we’ve been working on ways to bring together the best of both operating systems, there’s no plan to phase… Read More

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Frederic Lardinois

November 2nd

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Google: Chrome OS Is Here To Stay

Chromebook2_015_Detail2_Titanium Gray By now you have probably seen the WSJ report that says Google plans to fold its Chrome operating system into Android and phase it (and the “Chromebook” name) out over time. Google today published a story on virtually every blog it owns that denies this. “While we’ve been working on ways to bring together the best of both operating systems, there’s no plan to phase… Read More

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Frederic Lardinois

November 2nd

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