Microsoft this week published two ads in which it compares Windows 10 PCs to Chromebooks. The interesting bit? One targets education, as you might expect. But the other targets businesses.
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A long-rumored Google project that would combine Android and Chrome OS into a single platform has allegedly been scrapped. What does this mean for the future?
Google today offered an interesting overview of how it secures Chrome OS. And while much of it will be very familiar to Windows users, there is one aspect to Chrome OS that is quite unique.
Like Microsoft a week earlier at Build 2017, Google hosted several sessions at its own I/O conference about Progressive Web Apps, or PWAs. Here is what they discussed.
Google only made a single, brief mention of its efforts to add Android apps to Chromebooks during last week's Google I/O keynote address. But a Google I/O session went much deeper.
Just days ahead of Google's annual developer conference, the long-delayed and Android-compatible Samsung Chromebook Pro is finally available for preorder.
One year ago, Google announced that it was bringing Android apps to Chromebooks in a move aimed directly at Windows. But that vision has never turned into reality.
On Tuesday, Microsoft is expected to announce new products and services aimed at education. This is arguably the most important Microsoft event of the year. Assuming, that is, that you care about the future of this company.
Google is rumored to be bringing its Android Studio developer environment to Chrome OS. This is perhaps a bigger deal than is immediately obvious.
Those introducing non-Microsoft devices into their workflows may be worried about losing familiar functionality. For example:, can you print to an existing printer from a Chromebook?
Once expected in late 2016, a new generation of touch- and pen-capable---and Android-compatible---Chromebooks is finally set for release.
The delayed launch of a Samsung Chromebook 2-in-1 is pretty much all you need to know about this erstwhile threat to Windows.
Android apps on Chromebook could trigger an extinction moment for the PC. But Google never delivered on its promises to make that happen.
Microsoft said it was "partnering" with Google to ensure that its Office apps for Android will work with all compatible Chromebooks.
Samsung's new Chromebook has quite a few features that may attract users who traditionally would have purchased a Windows device.