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Lenovo Flex 11 Chromebook debuts with a 360-degree hinge and durable design

In a humble attempt to be a more relevant part of the mobile market, here’s Lenovo with the new Flex 11 Chromebook. We usually see Yoga Books and more convertible tablets from the company but this is
Google updates list of Chrome OS devices that have or will receive Android apps

Google updates list of Chrome OS devices that have or will receive Android apps

One of the killer features of Chromebooks is the ability to run Android applications from the Play Store. But it has been difficult to tell exactly when each model would get the feature, until now.
Which Chromebooks can use Android apps?

Which Chromebooks can use Android apps?

Android apps on Chrome OS is a long time coming. Probably too long. It has been months since Google officially announced the arrival of Google Play Store on Chrome devices but it has yet to make any

Google updates list of Chrome OS systems receiving Android apps

Chrome OS on notebook computers is now made even better with Google Play Store support. This means most Android apps can run on select Chromebooks as they would on any smartphone or tablet. There may
Nougat starts rolling out to the Samsung Chromebook Plus, but only for Canary builds right now

Nougat starts rolling out to the Samsung Chromebook Plus, but only for Canary builds right now

Google renewed its commitment to running Android apps on Chromebooks earlier this year with the announcement of universal Android app support going forward. One of the first devices covered by this

Samsung Chromebook Plus receives Nougat update on the Canary channel

We’re so much focused on Nougat updates for the smartphones that we’ve forgotten if other Android devices like tablets and some Chromebooks will also receive such. After dozens of Android 7.0
Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 S to Compete With Chromebooks

Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 S to Compete With Chromebooks

Microsoft is set to fight back with Windows 10 S. It's a stripped down version of the platform that's intended to be faster and more secure, but that also means tighter restrictions on apps. The post

Microsoft’s Surface Laptop isn’t a Chromebook rival, but Windows 10 S threatens Google

Today was a big day for Microsoft. Google, too. An education-focused event in New York City hosted by Microsoft didn’t just involve its own future. Because of the products announced, Google will play
Samsung Chromebook Pro delay blamed on Android app support

Samsung Chromebook Pro delay blamed on Android app support

It is nearly a year since Google promised the invasion of Android apps on Chromebooks. It is also nearly half a year since Samsung and Google flaunted the Chromebook Plus 2-in-1, promised to have full

Samsung Chromebook Pro, Android apps for Chrome OS not yet ready

Google proudly announced that the Chrome OS-powered Chromebooks would soon run Android apps as Play Store support would be available. A number of models have already received it first in Beta channel.
Beyond Android: Our first look at Google Fuchsia

Beyond Android: Our first look at Google Fuchsia

Today we’re having our first look at the project code-named Google Fuchsia – a mobile OS that departs from Android and Chrome. While Google’s Chrome OS and Android OS were both based on Linux, Fuchsia
iTunes Is Coming to the Windows Store, but Still No Non-Edge Browsers

iTunes Is Coming to the Windows Store, but Still No Non-Edge Browsers

Microsoft announced yesterday that iTunes will come to the Windows Store with Windows 10 S, but don't hold your breath waiting for Chrome or Firefox. The post iTunes Is Coming to the Windows Store,

Samsung Chromebook Pro now listed for pre-order on Amazon

The Samsung Chromebook Pro which was launched at the CES 2017 together with the Chromebook Plus has been delayed a bit. We’re not sure why but we’re guessing it must be related to Android apps being

Samsung’s Delayed Chromebook Pro Should be Available for Purchase May 28

Back in early February, pre-orders went up for the Chromebook Plus, the first to launch from a pair of Samsung-made Chrome OS laptops with Android app compatibility. Both were announced during CES,
Samsung Chromebook Pro launch date confirmed, Nougat expected

Samsung Chromebook Pro launch date confirmed, Nougat expected

Mark your calendars if you’re anything of a Chromebook fan. Even better if you’re a fan of both Chrome OS and Android. Samsung has formally confirmed what has been leaked by Amazon. The Chromebook
Google app v7.3 beta prepares for podcast subscriptions, data saver for Now Cards, and more [APK Teardown]

Google app v7.3 beta prepares for podcast subscriptions, data saver for Now Cards, and more [APK Teardown]

Version 7.3 of the Google app began rolling out to users in the beta channel earlier today. There are a few odd little changes to be found poking around in the UI, like a new menu shortcut on many of
[Deal Alert] Grab the Samsung Chromebook Plus from Amazon for $395 ($55 off)

[Deal Alert] Grab the Samsung Chromebook Plus from Amazon for $395 ($55 off)

It may be summertime, but the upcoming semester is closing in faster than some of us would like. That means it's coming time for college kids or grad students to be looking at getting a new laptop (or
[Update: Knocked down to $378] Deal Alert: Grab the Samsung Chromebook Plus from Amazon for $395 ($55 off)

[Update: Knocked down to $378] Deal Alert: Grab the Samsung Chromebook Plus from Amazon for $395 ($55 off)

Update 1: 2017/06/15 9:47am PDT In a surprising turn of events, Amazon has knocked the price down even lower. You can now grab the Chromebook Plus for $378.74, bringing the total savings to $71.25.
Google adds Play Store support to more Chromebooks from Acer, Dell, ASUS, HP, Lenovo, and Samsung

Google adds Play Store support to more Chromebooks from Acer, Dell, ASUS, HP, Lenovo, and Samsung

Google promised that all Chromebooks shipped in 2017 and beyond would support Android apps, but the company has been a bit slow to deliver on that claim. However, Google has just updated its list of
Chromebook ‘Eve’ tipped with fingerprint sensor, Assistant, and high-res display

Chromebook ‘Eve’ tipped with fingerprint sensor, Assistant, and high-res display

Google is rumored to be developing a new breed of Chromebook, one that will include a model that is supposedly going by the codename ‘Eve.’ This model, if online tidbits of info are to be believed,