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Jul 20, 2018
Last month, XDA-Developers spotted a string of commits on the Chromium Gerrit which indicated of an upcoming support for easy installation of Linux apps on compatible Chrome OS devices. The commits suggested that Debian (.deb) files will be clickable from the Files app, which will then trigger the installation. Now a recent commit confirms that Google is indeed adding a file […]
Jul 8, 2018
ADB & Fastboot are one of the most important tools for Android app development. While Chromebook can run ADB quite smoothly, but not before it makes you go through a few hurdles. It requires you to install a third-party set of scripts named crouton in order to run a Linux environment inside the Chrome OS. ADB then runs on […]
Jul 2, 2018
Chromebooks are finally getting a solid video editing option, thanks to this new initiative from Adobe called Project Rush. Adobe unveiled the Project Rush during this year's VidCon, held between June 20-23 in California, US. Details are still a little scant, but early signs suggest it to be an insanely encouraging project.   Project Rush by Adobe Project Rush […]
Jun 26, 2018
Only days after launching the second version of the Chromebook Plus (V2), Samsung seems to be working on one more variant of the Chromebook. In fact, the South Korean giant is now venturing into the always-connected Chromebook market. XDA Developers have unearthed a Coreboot code commit which shows the introduction of a new SKU of Nautilus (which, if […]
Jun 23, 2018
The Beta channel for Chrome OS has been updated to 68.0.3440.34 (Platform version: 10718.29.0) for Chrome OS devices, Including the Pixelbook and Samsung Chromebook Plus. I explicitly mention these two devices as they were both previously blocked from the Beta update to 68.0.3440.25 (Platform version: 10718.22.0) - I wonder why? Many users, including me, have been […]
Jun 22, 2018
In December, Qualcomm introduced what is arguably the most powerful mobile chip till date, the Snapdragon 845. The chip has since then made its way into a number of smartphones from various OEMs. Not just smartphones, the processor might soon be powering Windows laptops and tablets. So what’s next? A Chromebook, apparently. About Chromebooks has spotted Chromium source code […]
Jun 21, 2018
Google is putting a lot of effort to close down the feature gap between Chrome OS and more traditional Operating Systems. The web giant is adding one after another feature to the OS, making it more suited for a wider range of working environments with each passing day. Chrome OS recently got updated to version […]
Jun 20, 2018
Back is April, HP announced the Chromebook x2, a convertible 2-in-1 Chromebook laptop with a detachable screen. The much-anticipated Chromebook, which happens to be the world’s first detachable Chrome device, was launched in the US earlier this month, at a starting price of $600. However, as has always been the case with Chromebooks from many other OEMs, the HP Chromebook […]
Jun 13, 2018
Online security (cyber security) is very critical these days, and one of the very basic approaches to staying safe and secure online is to use two-factor authentication (2FA). The most common method for 2FA is the use of a password and an SMS-based verification. However, security experts have always warned against the use of SMS verification […]
Jun 8, 2018
Chromebooks with SIM card slot used to be relatively common some time ago, but couldn't prove to be a commercial success. Most people simply use their phone as a WiFi hotspot, instead of dedicating a SIM card for cellular connectivity on Chromebooks. However, recent reports suggest that always-connected Chromebooks are back in business. According to a […]
Jun 4, 2018
Google's Pixelbook is arguably the best Chromebook one can buy in the current market. Beautiful hardware, matched by Chrome OS' simplicity and security, makes it a top-top gadget. However, the price tag of $1000 is a hard mental barrier for many to break. Some people may also think they shouldn't pay Macbook Pro pricing for […]
Jun 3, 2018
HP's first Chromebook went up for pre-order in April and was supposed to hit the market by June 10th but it seems that Best Buy has got it a little early. If you don't know, Best Buy Co., Inc. is an American multinational consumer electronics retailer.  HP's very first Chromebook has actually got a detachable […]
Jun 1, 2018
Chrome OS is an OS that was created by Google. On their devices, they've changed how you can access the shortcuts on the keyboard. Some people don't bother to find out the new way and others don't like the new way.  If you're not sure if you have the new modifications, press Crtl + Alt and […]
May 21, 2018
Early in April, HP announced Chromebook x2, a convertible 2-in-1 Chromebook laptop with a detachable screen. Now it looks like the company is all ready to begin shipping the device. A new Best Buy listing for the HP Chromebook has surfaced where you can pre-order the device to have it delivered to you as soon as it's available.   HP […]
Apr 17, 2018
Samsung is now offering a new model of its flagship Chromebook, the Chromebook Pro, with a backlit keyboard. Designed for professionals, the Chromebook Pro was launched on May 2017.  It was one of the first Chromebooks to ship with Google Play out of the box, giving owners the luxury of Android apps, along with the cloud-based benefits of […]
Apr 10, 2018
Late in March, Acer announced Chromebook Tab 10, the first tablet to run Chrome OS. Two weeks later, HP has now announced the second, Chromebook x2, and it's a lot more high-end one.   HP Chromebook x2 The HP Chromebook x2 is a 12.3 inch laptop that's really a detachable tablet as well. Unlike the […]
Mar 28, 2018
As we all know, the Chrome OS runs on their Chromebooks, laptops, desktops etc. But have you noticed, that the OS has never been run on a tablet? Well, Acer has now launched the Acer Chromebook Tab 10, which is the first tablet to run the Chrome OS! The tablet was apparently modelled to compete with […]
Mar 26, 2018
Late in January 2018, an Acer tablet running on Chrome OS was spotted at the Bett education and technology show in London. The rather less prioritized OS offering from Google has somehow managed to carve a chunk for itself while constantly developing an ecosystem. Some of the recent developments include the ability to support split-screen Android […]
Feb 20, 2018
Chrome OS is an Operating System that lets you do everything within the chrome browser for speed, stability and security, amongst other reasons. The desktop/tablet OS has always been Google's second OS child, with Android being the older and wiser sibling. Recently, Chromebooks received support to run native Android Apps and official Play Store support, […]
Feb 13, 2018
We are all familiar with HTTP, the thing we put in front of web addresses so they can be found on the big WWW - Word Wide Web. In case you didn't know, HTTP actually stands for HyperText Transfer Protocol, which defines how messages are formatted between the web server and your computers web browser. The […]
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