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  1. froggyboy604

    All Google Chrome OS Chromebooks launched this year will be Linux-ready

    Google announced that all Chromebooks launched in 2019 will be Linux-ready right out of the box, which is great for developers, enthusiasts, and newbies alike. Read More This is good news for users of newer Chromebook who want to use LibreOffice, Gimp image editor, Firefox, and other Linux...
  2. froggyboy604

    Will Microsoft make a PC operating system which is based on Chrome/Chromium OS?

    Microsoft Edge web browser will soon move to Chromium as its web browser engine according to Microsoft is rebuilding its Edge browser on Chrome and bringing it to the Mac . I think there is a chance that Microsoft may make a custom Chromium based operating system with the Windows logo. Chrome...
  3. froggyboy604

    Google’s Crostini lets you run GNU/Linux apps on Chromebooks without enabling developer mode

    As we reported earlier this year, Google is developing a new Chrome OS feature called Crostini that makes it possible to run Linux apps on a Chromebook. Now it looks like you can take it for a spin… if you have a Google Pixelbook. The feature will probably roll out to additional devices in the...
  4. froggyboy604

    Google Chrome OS/Chromebook Tablet made by Acer appeared at Bett 2018

    Acer tablet running Chrome OS was discovered at Bett 2018, an annual trade show in the U.K. about marketing information technology in education. On first sight, it looks to have a ~10-inch display size, and the desktop shows the touchscreen Chrome OS user interface. Chrome OS Tablet made by...
  5. froggyboy604

    Will most New Google USA Tablets in the Future use Google Chrome OS instead of Android OS?

    It is possible that most new Google tablets in the future will be sold in with Google Chrome OS instead of Google Android OS in the US. Most of the better new Chrome OS laptops with touchscreens can run Google Android Apps like Google Play and Android games, dual-boot into Ubuntu Linux after you...
  6. froggyboy604

    VMware OS Virtualization software expands Google Chromebook, Dell EMC integrations

    VMware announced that it's expanding its partnership with Google with improved application accessibility on Chromebooks. The virtualization giant said VMware Workspace One will enable one-click secure authentication and management of web, cloud, and virtual applications for businesses using...
  7. froggyboy604

    Microsoft introduces Windows 10 S, education-focused competitor to Chrome OS

    The focus of Windows 10 S, which was originally expected to be called Windows 10 Cloud Edition, is on providing the minimum functionality required to get work done. Microsoft provided a very general overview of the newest version of Windows 10. First, Windows 10 S allows app installations from...
  8. froggyboy604

    Why Chromebook = Gaming Station ??

    Chromebook can do more then just be a web browser. Chromebook with Android enabled + HD TV = Gaming station His Chromebook looks like a good alternative to cheaper Windows 10 laptops which have slowdown problems when gaming if the laptop have less than 4GB of RAM, and a slower CPU like a...
  9. froggyboy604

    Google Chrome OS tablets may be in the works

    Rumors of a Chrome OS tablet have been making the rounds for years. But 2017 might be the year we finally see one… well, depending on your definition of a tablet. Last year’s Asus Chromebook Flip is arguably the first convertible Chromebook tablet, and a number of other convertibles with...
  10. froggyboy604

    Google may announce ‘Andromeda’ OS at October 4th event

    There are a number of rumors pointing to an early peek at Andromeda, a version of Android with some Chrome OS bits that make it better for tablet and laptop devices. Rumors of a Chrome OS and Android merger began popping up some months ago, and the arrival of the Play Store on Chromebooks only...
  11. froggyboy604

    Google Android + Chrome OS = Andromeda; merged OS reportedly coming to the Pixel 3 laptop

    It has been almost a year since The Wall Street Journal dropped a bomb of a scoop on the Android community, saying Chrome OS would be "folded into" Android. The resulting product would reportedly bring Android to laptops and desktops. According to the paper, the internal effort to merge these...
  12. froggyboy604

    Google Chrome OS now stable enough for Android apps, but on select PCs only

    The time has finally come when Google has released a new stable version of Chrome OS that offers access to the entire Play Store library. It seems the update is limited to two of the latest Chromebook models, specifically the Asus Chromebook Flip and the Acer Chromebook R11. If you happen to...
  13. froggyboy604

    Google Confirms Android Apps Will Soon Be Arriving On Chrome OS

    Last month thanks to a screenshot, it was hinted that Google could soon allow Android apps to run on Chrome OS. Then the other day according to the Google I/O 2016 schedule, there was more evidence to suggest that this would be coming. As it stands, Chrome OS could always run Android, but this...
  14. froggyboy604

    Google Play Store may be coming to Chrome OS, with a million Android apps in tow

    Redditor TheWiseYoda noticed that when he opened the Settings menu on his Chromebook, he briefly saw an option that says “Enable apps to run on your Chromebook.” The option disappears after a second, but if you catch it in time, you can reportedly check the box and get a window that asks you to...
  15. froggyboy604

    Do you think Google Chrome OS tablets ever be as popular as Android tablets?

    I don't think Chrome OS tablets with attach keyboards like the Asus Flip will be as popular as Android tablets. Android tablets are mainly popular because of the large amount of apps, and games for it, and their cheaper prices where you can get a Android tablet for $50. Asus Flip Chrome OS...
  16. froggyboy604

    Acer Unveils New Chromebook With 14 Hour Battery Life

    Acer today launched a new Chromebook which it claims to be the first product of its kind to offer 14 hour battery life. The Acer Chromebook 14 is also the company’s first model with a 14 inch display and an all-aluminum body. Like all Chromebooks, it’s powered by the cloud-based Chrome OS from...
  17. froggyboy604

    CloudReady lets you dual-boot Windows and ChromiumOS on your PC

    CloudReady is an operating system designed to basically turn your existing PC into a Chromebook. Launched in 2015, CloudReady makes it easy to replace Windows with an operating system based on Chromium OS (the open source version of Chrome OS). But now you can also create a dual-boot setup on...
  18. froggyboy604

    NayuOS is a Google-free operating system for Chromebooks

    So you want a Chromebook… but you’re not thrilled about the idea of sharing data with Google? NayuOS is an operating system designed to run on Chromebooks without sending any data to Google’s servers. It’s a free and open source fork of Chromium OS from developers at Nexedi, and there are...
  19. froggyboy604

    VLC media player adds support for Google Chromebook/Chrome OS

    Now you can run a version of the popular VLC media player on a Chromebook or Chromebox. VLC for Chrome OS doesn’t look exactly like VLC for Windows, Mac, or Linux computers. That’s because this is basically a port of the Android version of the app, made using the tools that Google makes...
  20. froggyboy604

    WSJ: Google Is Feeding Chrome OS to Android (Chrome OS will be Android)

    According to the Wall Street Journal, Google will now have a single OS across all its hardware as it combines the two open-source systems: Google engineers have been working for roughly two years to combine the operating systems and have made progress recently, two of the people said. The...
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