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.

HP Chromebook x360 14a, with AMD processor, launched in India

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.

Microsoft pulls support for Android-based Office apps for Chromebook users

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.

ASUS launches Chromebook models in India with Intel Celeron processors

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.

Here's how you can share audio on Google Meet

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.

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook Go, with Intel Jasper Lake processor, announced

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.

Samsung launches new Chromebook 4 and 4+ laptops: Details here

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.

Nearby Share, Google's answer to AirDrop, now available on Windows

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.

Soon, Google Chrome will prevent you from filling insecure forms

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.

Soon, Google Chrome will offer biometric authentication for payment autofill

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.

Soon, Google Chrome will make your web experience more secure

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.

What is Pigweed? Google trademarks new operating system

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.

Now, Google is killing Chrome Web Store apps

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.

Soon, Chrome OS will get Android-like gesture controls

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.

Samsung's 2-in-1 Chromebook offers 4K screen, dual-cameras, and S-Pen support

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.

Now, Google is killing its Cloud Print service

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.

Best wireless mouse available in India

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.

'Made by Google' 2019 event: Pixel 4 and other announcements

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.

Soon, Google Chrome will block those annoying notification requests

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.

HP Chromebook x360 launched in India for Rs. 45,000

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.

Acer launches a more powerful variant of Chromebook Spin 13

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.

Google will not make Pixel Slate tablets anymore: Here's why

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.

Google I/O 2019: Everything to expect from the big event

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.

Google I/O 2019 schedule released: Details here

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.

Update Google Chrome: Critical zero-day bug discovered

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.

Soon, Microsoft may launch Windows Lite for dual-screen hardware

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.

Google to unveil 'Netflix for games' streaming platform next month

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.

Chrome OS will block USB access when locked: Here's how

24 Dec 2018

Chrome OS will block USB access when locked: Here's how

Google plans to upgrade the defenses of Chrome OS.

Google releases Chrome 70, fixing controversial login system: Details here

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.

Google Pixel Slate renders leaked: Design, specifications and features

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.

Soon, 32 million Android devices may lose Google Chrome support

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).

Here's everything Google is expected to announce on October 9

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.

Alongside Pixel 3, Google may unveil two Pixelbooks on October-9

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.

#TechBytes: 5 best wireless keyboards  available in India

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.

Google's new Chrome 69 to be released on September 4

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.

Google reportedly working on Fuchsia, that would replace Android

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.

Surf the web on Google Chrome without an internet connection

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.

Samsung Chromebook Plus v2 launched with built-in stylus

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.

Google I/O: Where to watch, expected announcements, and everything else

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.

Here's what to expect at Google I/O 2018 conference

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.

Google's Fuchsia OS to come with native Android app support

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.