Google Is Sneaking Chrome OS Into Windows 8's "Metro" Mode

It was one thing when Google's Chrome apps managed to break out of the browser and become real offline apps, but clearly that is not Google's real long term play. The most recent update to the developer version of Google Chrome basically runs Chrome OS inside of Windows 8. Read More >>

The Future of Chrome on Your Phone Is the Desktop

Chrome 28 beta for Android has just hit Google Play bringing with it built-in Google Translate among other things. But what it really shows is where Google's awesome mobile browser is going. Chrome on your phone and Chrome on the desktop are headed for a collision, and it'll be awesome for all your phones and tablets. Read More >>

Chrome and Android's Excellent Collision Course

Andy Rubin left Android, and Chrome and Apps boss Sundar Pichai is taking over. Desktop melts into mobile. It's a familiar dance, following iOS and OS X and the whole Windows 8 philosophy down the same convergence rabbit hole. But this one is a little different. Read More >>

The Not-so-L33T Hackers of the World Fail to Crack Google's Chrome OS

Google's latest sponsored hackathon saw it invite members of the hacking community to lay siege to its Chrome OS, offering cash rewards to anyone who found a way to exploit its relatively unpopular streamlined OS. But no one could. It is, for the time being, unbreakable. Read More >>

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Google Chromebook Pixel: Awesome, Just Not £1,049 Worth of Awesome

Google set out to build "the best laptop possible." The result: the Chromebook Pixel. A sleek and powerful device designed specifically for life in the cloud. If the display doesn't make your jaw drop, the price tag will. Read More >>

Don't Worry, The Chromebook Pixel Isn't Just Stuck Running Chrome OS

The Chromebook Pixel has caught a lot of flak for being an expensive, powerful computer that arguably throws that power away on the stripped down and simple Chrome OS. Well, it doesn't have to be that way if you're game to tinker a little bit. Turns out throwing Linux on that sucker is already a breeze. Read More >>

WSJ: Google Has Developed a Touchscreen Device Which Uses Chrome OS

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google has developed a touchscreen laptop which runs its Chrome operating system — and suggests they'll go on sale later this year. Read More >>

Google Chrome OS Meta-Review: Faster and Better, But Still Falls Short

The first reviews of Google's latest version of Chrome OS are out. Several publications took the cloud-based OS for a test drive on the new Samsung Series 5 Chromebook and Series 3 Chromebox. The consensus so far? Chrome OS Verion 19 is fast and takes some important strides towards delivering a fully-functional, browser-based OS. But still, even with the performance enhancements and £379 hardware, it's not quite ready for primetime.   TechRadar Read More >>

Google Drops Revamped Chrome OS on Newer, Faster Chromebooks

f you haven't paid attention to Google's Chrome OS in awhile, you might not recognise it after today's update: the cloud-based OS UI has been revamped and new functionality like multitouch trackpad support was added. Coinciding with that release is an updated Samsung Series 5 Chromebook, and a Series 3 Chromebox. The emphasis here is nearly singular: speed, speed, speed. Read More >>

Google's Chrome OS is Morphing Into Windows 95

That image up there is the latest developer version of Google's Chrome OS, which now comes with the option of a boring old taskbar icon list, just like every version of Windows since before half of you lot were born. Read More >>

Microsoft Continues Its Patent Vampire Reign of Terror on Android with LG’s Fresh Blood

LG’s the latest Google-powered device manufacture that’s had to cough up to appease Microsoft. It’s just signed a patent agreement that covers Android and Chrome OS devices. Microsoft must be licking its chops. Read More >>

HTC Thinking About Possible Android/Chrome OS Hybrid

Reports have claimed HTC is looking at the Chrome OS as a solution for mobile internet access, which it would somehow combine with Android to create what would undoubtedly be a disaster no one would ever want. Read More >>


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