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There have been rumors all year that Google wants to bring Windows 10 to the Pixelbook. But no one seems to be asking the obvious question.
Some of Google's hardware is on sale via the Google Store, and the prices match the lowest we've seen yet for this generation of devices.
Google's Pixelbook could soon be able to dual-boot Windows 10.
Google is rolling out Chrome OS 68 to Chromebook users, bringing some additional Material Design 2 interfaces, PIN sign-in, and more.
Acer announced two new business-class Chromebooks, one of which is a convertible form factor. Both feature 13.5-inch 3:2 displays.
Ten years ago, Apple subjected TV viewers to a deceptive series of anti-PC advertisements. Now, Google is doing it too.
Google's new Chromebook aims at Windows and Mac's infamous problems.
Google's Pixelbook 2 will compete directly with Microsoft's Surface Pro. But as a small detachable, it holds little interest for me personally.
This week marks the five-year anniversary of the release of the first Chromecast, Google's low-cost streaming video solution.
Both Gartner and IDC agree that the PC industry grew---if very slightly---in the quarter ending June 30, the first that's happened in years.
To mitigate the Spectre processor vulnerabilities, Google Chrome now uses an additional 10 to 13 percent more RAM.
I had hoped that 2018 would be the year of the Progressive Web App. It could still happen, but the revolution is unfolding in slow motion so far.
I finally gained access to Google's Messages for Web, and I'm curious now why this didn't happen years ago.
Samsung today announced its second-generation Chromebook Plus, again offering a convertible design with touch and smartpen support.
With little fanfare, Google has bumped the number of simultaneous queries and actions its Home smart speakers can handle at once.
Google has released Chrome OS 67, adding improved support for PWAs, new form factors, and more.
At this price point, the PixelBook is almost a no-brainer, assuming you're looking for a premium Chromebook.
The combination of Android apps and Chrome OS is a clear and present danger to Windows 10. What's new with this hybrid platform?
As you might expect, this year's Google I/O provided a ton of new content about Progressive Web Apps. Here's what I've learned so far.
Apple acquired the Texture digital magazine service back in March. But now it's killing the Windows 10 version of the app.
It appears that Linux app support is indeed coming to Chrome OS. The obvious question, of course, is why?
Chrome OS 66 adds improvements to the system's instant tethering support, Android app capabilities, and more.