Windows 10X has been official for about a year and half now, but those who were looking forward to the more lightweight version of Windows 10 – meant to go toe-to-toe with Chrome OS – might want to temper their expectations a bit. A new report today is claiming that Windows 10X won’t be arriving in 2021 and may not … Continue reading
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The operating system was meant to be the company's answer to Chrome OS.
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Google is working with its partners on a new official docking station category for the Works with Chromebook program
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Microsoft's lightweight Windows 10X operating system is not coming in 2021, as the company reportedly wants to focus on regular Windows 10 instead.
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Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Microsoft has been trying to build a lighter version of Windows for more than 10 years without success. The latest effort, Windows 10X, has reportedly now been shelved, in favor of improving Windows 10 instead. Petri reports that Windows 10X will no longer ship this year, and the OS will likely never arrive in its current form. Microsoft had originally been planning to deliver Windows 10X, a more lightweight and simplified version of Windows, alongside new dual-screen devices like the Surface Neo. That was before the pandemic hit, and Microsoft decided to prioritize Windows 10X for single-screen laptops instead. Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The Surface Neo was supposed to ship with Windows 10X. T... Continue reading…
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Chromebooks have been recorded to have had a growth spurt since last year, perhaps brought about by work from home and remote schooling arrangements. Of course, using laptops at home isn’t new for Windows and Mac users but Chrome OS is relatively still new to this use case. That use case often involves tethering the notebook down with external displays … Continue reading
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Users running Intel 11th Gen or AMD Zen 3 CPUs will be able to leverage Hardware-enforced Stack Protection for additional security in Chrome.
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Some weeks, Chrome OS gets so many new features, it feels like we're practically drowning in possibilities. And man alive, is that ever a delightful sensation (even with the metaphorical lack of oxygen).One part of the Chrome OS experience that hasn't changed much in recent years, though, is the desktop environment — y'know, the Chromebook's exceptionally humble home screen. Sure, the taskbar area (a.k.a. the Chrome OS shelf) has learned a few new tricks over time, but the desktop itself has remained vexingly blank and free from advanced functions ever since its inception.To read this article in full, please click here
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The chat and video calling apps could come as part of the Chromebook and Chromebox experience by the end of July.
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Commentary: They do almost everything you want, but cost less.
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Research by the International Data Corporation (IDC) shows that sales of laptop computers running the Chrome OS operating system are growing rapidly worldwide. In the ... The post Distance learning has generated huge demand for Chromebooks appeared first on Gizchina.com.
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Google released the schedule of events set for Google I/O 2021, including keynotes, sessions, and breakouts of several sorts. On the first day of Google I/O 2021, Google will deliver sessions and keynotes in three key areas: Android, Google Play, and “web platform.” They also have Chrome in the title of events on the schedule – same for “Wear”, but … Continue reading
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New version of Parallels Desktop for Chrome OS supports camera and microphone redirection.
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The Asus Chromebox 4 is a compact powerhouse with multiple configurations and prices; it's as much PC as you want it to be.
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Chrome OS takes on a handful of new features to make the Chromebooks more usable.
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Perhaps more than PCs and Macs, Chromebooks have always had the image of being all about productivity. Perhaps it’s the lack of games and other entertainment apps that brought about that image, though that is starting to change with game streaming and maybe even Steam. That said, there are still a lot of things that can be improved to make … Continue reading
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Whispers of a new Chromebook with what could be a detachable OLED touchscreen and a significant uptick in connectivity and multimedia have emerged, promising a potential rival to Apple’s iPad Pro. The new Chrome OS detachable, codenamed Homestar, is expected to use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 7c rather than an Intel processor. Announced at the end of 2019, the Snapdragon 7c wasn’t … Continue reading
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Nvidia announced a partnership with SoC maker MediaTek that would being GeForce RTX 3000 GPU technologies to ARM-based processors on Chromebook and Linux PCs.
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Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Samsung’s latest Chrome OS laptop, the Galaxy Chromebook 2, came out a couple of months ago. If you are looking to buy this laptop at a more affordable price, Best Buy and Samsung have multiple configurations on sale for $100 off. My colleague, Monica Chin, thinks this laptop is the best midrange Chromebook you can buy right now and notes in her review that this Chromebook has much better battery life than its predecessor. Ghost of Tsushima was released last year, and it quickly became one of the more popular games in 2020, so much so that the game is getting a film adaption. If you have yet to experience this open-world action title, it is back down to its lowest price yet of $40 at several retailers, including Amazon, Best Buy, and G... Continue reading…
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Whether you're a fan of Mac, Windows, or Chromebooks, these are the best laptops to buy in 2021.
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