chromebooks

Leaked document spills the details of Microsoft’s Chromebook alternative

Leaked document spills the details of Microsoft’s Chromebook alternative

Chromebooks are very quietly taking the computer world by storm. First, they came for the classrooms, using absurdly low per-device prices and Google's free Office alternative to get into schools.

Microsoft poised to take on Chromebooks with Windows 10 Cloud?

A little over a week from now Microsoft will be holding an event focused on education and it is expected the company will announce some new initiatives targeting Google’s Chromebook market and in
Microsoft Looks to Regain Lost Ground in the Classroom

Microsoft Looks to Regain Lost Ground in the Classroom

Satya Nadella, the chief executive of Microsoft, in the “Hacking STEM” lab at the company’s campus in Redmond, Wash., on April 25.
Microsoft Pitches Streamlined Windows 10 S and Hardware to Educators

Microsoft Pitches Streamlined Windows 10 S and Hardware to Educators

Windows 10 S will run on $189 PCs and a new Surface Laptop.
This New Laptop Is Microsoft’s Shot at Apple and Google

This New Laptop Is Microsoft’s Shot at Apple and Google

Microsoft's Surface Laptop is a premium computer aimed at students
Microsoft Looks to Regain Lost Ground in the Classroom

Microsoft Looks to Regain Lost Ground in the Classroom

Satya Nadella, the chief executive of Microsoft, in the “Hacking STEM” lab at the company’s campus in Redmond, Wash., on April 25.
This New Laptop Is Microsoft’s Shot at Apple and Google

This New Laptop Is Microsoft’s Shot at Apple and Google

Microsoft's Surface Laptop is a premium computer aimed at students
Microsoft Pitches Streamlined Windows 10 S and Hardware to Educators

Microsoft Pitches Streamlined Windows 10 S and Hardware to Educators

Windows 10 S will run on $189 PCs and a new Surface Laptop.
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’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,
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

Google brings Android Apps support to 16 more Chromebooks

It’s more than a year since Google announced that Chromebooks would get the Play Store and the ability to run Android apps, with the Acer Chromebook R11, Asus Chromebook Flip, and Google’s Chromebook

Mozilla’s Firefox Focus lets Android users browse privately

Good news Android users, Mozilla’s private Firefox Focus browser, formerly exclusive to iOS, just landed in the Google Play Store. And it’s a very light download – only 4MB. Unlike other alternatives,
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,

Google Assistant might be coming to Chromebooks

Virtual assistants are everywhere – most of them live on your phone, but some reside inside your home-connected speaker, your wearables, and even your fridge. Now it appears laptops might be next in
Google app v7.6 beta may confirm an Assistant button on future Chromebooks, promises to bring "What's this song" to Assistant, and more [APK Teardown]

Google app v7.6 beta may confirm an Assistant button on future Chromebooks, promises to bring "What's this song" to Assistant, and more [APK Teardown]

If you're on the list for beta updates to the Google app, a new version should have rolled out to you in the last day or so. We haven't seen any new features or notable changes yet, but there are

Upcoming ‘Eve’ Chromebook could feature a dedicated Google Assistant button

Since launching at Google I/O in 2016 as an integral function of Google Home, Google Assistant next appeared on the search giant’s Pixel handsets. A few months later at MWC 2017, the LG G6 became the
These web apps will revolutionize your Chromebook experience

These web apps will revolutionize your Chromebook experience

Chromebooks are great (I’m writing this article on one!), but they’re different than the laptops you’re probably used to. There’s less storage space in most cases, and you can’t download all your
Amazon Prime Day deals: Don’t believe the hype 2017

Amazon Prime Day deals: Don’t believe the hype 2017

Amazon Prime Day 2017 isn’t all that much better than the same event last year – and right now I’m going to explain why. One of the most major reasons why there’s so much hype in Amazon Prime Day is