Articles about Chrome OS
A web browser at its core, Chrome OS is Google’s Operating System based on Linux. It mainly powers the Chromebooks and is seen as a ‘lighter’ alternative to Windows and macOS. The OS offers Microsoft Office compatibility, offline access to documents and presentations, automatic back-up for Google Drive files, Virtual Desks, and picture-in-picture viewing. It provides built-in security, verified boot startups, virus protection, Guest Mode, and Multi-user support. It also comes with Google Assistant, Google Play Store, Smart Lock, and automatic updates.
12 Oct 2021
HP Chromebook x360 14a, with AMD processor, launched in India
American tech giant HP has launched its first AMD-powered Chromebook, the Chromebook x360 14a, in India.
28 Aug 2021
Microsoft pulls support for Android-based Office apps for Chromebook users
Software giant Microsoft is reportedly planning to end support for the Android-based apps that Chrome OS users rely on for editing documents on their Chromebooks.
15 Jul 2021
ASUS launches Chromebook models in India with Intel Celeron processors
ASUS, in partnership with Flipkart, has introduced new Chromebook laptops in India. The line-up starts at Rs. 17,999, and includes the Chromebook C223, C423, C523, and Flip C214 models.
27 Jun 2021
Here's how you can share audio on Google Meet
Google Meet and Zoom have made it easy for everyone to conduct video meetings conveniently and share their screen with other participants.
22 Jun 2021
Samsung Galaxy Chromebook Go, with Intel Jasper Lake processor, announced
As the latest addition to its portfolio of Chromebooks, South Korean tech giant Samsung has listed the Galaxy Chromebook Go model on its website.
25 Nov 2020
Samsung launches new Chromebook 4 and 4+ laptops: Details here
Expanding its portfolio of affordable laptops, Samsung has introduced the new Chromebook 4 and Chromebook 4+ models in the UK.
31 Jul 2020
Nearby Share, Google's answer to AirDrop, now available on Windows
Since last year, Google has been developing 'Nearby Share' as its own native solution for file sharing, much like AirDrop from Apple.
20 Jul 2020
Soon, Google Chrome will prevent you from filling insecure forms
Browsing the web comes with the risk of phishing, where legit-looking websites can trick you into giving away confidential information like usernames-passwords, payment details.
07 Jul 2020
Soon, Google Chrome will offer biometric authentication for payment autofill
After testing a new interface for autofill, Google appears to be working on a tweak for the widely used function — biometric authentication.
11 Feb 2020
Soon, Google Chrome will make your web experience more secure
In a bid to create a private and secure web experience, Google has announced the plan to warn users about insecure downloads.
06 Feb 2020
What is Pigweed? Google trademarks new operating system
Even though Google's Android operating system powers a big chunk of active smartphones, the internet giant is not having enough of the OS game.
16 Jan 2020
Now, Google is killing Chrome Web Store apps
A few weeks after killing digital magazines in News, Google is working to pull the plug on Chrome apps.
15 Jan 2020
Soon, Chrome OS will get Android-like gesture controls
Over the years, Google has been upgrading Chrome OS progressively, bringing it closer to Android and making the experience of the platform better for PCs as well as tablets and hybrids.
09 Jan 2020
Samsung's 2-in-1 Chromebook offers 4K screen, dual-cameras, and S-Pen support
South Korean tech giant Samsung has introduced a premium 2-in-1 laptop, the Galaxy Chromebook, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020.
23 Nov 2019
Now, Google is killing its Cloud Print service
After shutting down Cardboard and Daydream View, Google has announced the plan to kill another big product, Cloud Print.
24 Oct 2019
Best wireless mouse available in India
Gone are the days when the computer mouse was just a two-button navigational rodent limited by the length of its wire.
15 Oct 2019
'Made by Google' 2019 event: Pixel 4 and other announcements
At the 2019 'Made by Google' event in New York, Google has launched its latest hardware products including the Pixel 4 smartphones, Pixel Buds, new Pixelbook Go laptop, and several Nest Home products.
24 Aug 2019
Soon, Google Chrome will block those annoying notification requests
Every internet user knows how annoying it is to deal with pop-ups that seek permissions to send notifications.
10 Aug 2019
HP Chromebook x360 launched in India for Rs. 45,000
Expanding its Chromebook lineup, HP has launched the all-new Chromebook x360 in India.
30 Jul 2019
Acer launches a more powerful variant of Chromebook Spin 13
Taiwanese tech giant Acer has launched a more powerful variant of its Chromebook Spin 13 laptop.
21 Jun 2019
Google will not make Pixel Slate tablets anymore: Here's why
After the poor performance of last year's Pixel Slate, Google's hardware team appears to have given up on the tablet category.
06 May 2019
Google I/O 2019: Everything to expect from the big event
Google I/O kicks off tomorrow i.e. May 7 in Mountain View California, where Google will host a bunch of sessions centered around some new software, AI breakthroughs, and web technology.
30 Mar 2019
Google I/O 2019 schedule released: Details here
Google has released a preview of the schedule for this year's Google I/O event - the Mecca for coders and tech enthusiasts.
07 Mar 2019
Update Google Chrome: Critical zero-day bug discovered
Google's security team has warned about a major vulnerability in Chrome, calling on users to update their browsers immediately.
06 Mar 2019
Soon, Microsoft may launch Windows Lite for dual-screen hardware
Microsoft appears to be prepping a new lightweight avatar of its Windows operating system.
23 Feb 2019
Google to unveil 'Netflix for games' streaming platform next month
In a bid to take on traditional players in the gaming industry like Microsoft's Xbox and Sony's Playstation, Google is set to announce a game streaming platform in an event next month.
24 Dec 2018
Chrome OS will block USB access when locked: Here's how
Google plans to upgrade the defenses of Chrome OS.
17 Oct 2018
Google releases Chrome 70, fixing controversial login system: Details here
After drawing flak from privacy advocates, Google released Chrome 70, fixing the controversial browser login system of the previous version.
08 Oct 2018
Google Pixel Slate renders leaked: Design, specifications and features
On October 9, Google will unveil a host of new products including the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones.
06 Oct 2018
Soon, 32 million Android devices may lose Google Chrome support
Google Chrome, the most popular internet browser in the world, could soon end support for devices running Android Jelly Bean (v4.1-4.3).
06 Oct 2018
Here's everything Google is expected to announce on October 9
In just days from now, Google will unveil its 2018 flagship smartphones - Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL - along with a host of new hardware including Pixel Stand wireless charger, two new Pixelbooks, and other accessories.
11 Sep 2018
Alongside Pixel 3, Google may unveil two Pixelbooks on October-9
In a new development, Google may unveil two new Pixelbooks alongside its Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL on October 9.
01 Sep 2018
#TechBytes: 5 best wireless keyboards available in India
With wireless technology seeping into every aspect of our lives, clumsy, orthodox, wired USB keyboards are increasingly becoming a thing of the past.
24 Aug 2018
Google's new Chrome 69 to be released on September 4
Google's Material Design, that we have seen on ChromeOS powered devices, is now coming to the Chrome browser.
21 Jul 2018
Google reportedly working on Fuchsia, that would replace Android
Over the last couple of years, a team of engineers within Google have been working on a stealth project dubbed Fuchsia.
26 Jun 2018
Surf the web on Google Chrome without an internet connection
Google has updated Chrome on Android to allow users to surf the web even without a constant internet connection.
17 Jun 2018
Samsung Chromebook Plus v2 launched with built-in stylus
As a successor to last year's Chromebook Plus, Samsung has launched the Chromebook Plus v2 in the US.
08 May 2018
Google I/O: Where to watch, expected announcements, and everything else
Google I/O 2018, the tech giant's annual developer conference, will start on May 8 (10:30 pm IST) and end on May 10.
06 May 2018
Here's what to expect at Google I/O 2018 conference
If Mobile World Congress is a Mecca for mobile technology pundits, Google's I/O is the holy pilgrim for software developers, Android lovers and Google enthusiasts.
30 Apr 2018
Google's Fuchsia OS to come with native Android app support
Google's third operating system (OS) Fuchsia has been in the works for some years now.