Author Archives: Joey-Elijah Sneddon

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This is Steam for Windows Running on a Chromebook

CodeWeavers has launched its highly-anticipated CrossOver Android Technology Preview.

25 August 2016

Google Kills Chrome Apps: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Google is dropping support for web apps on Windows, Mac & Linux. In this post we look at the reasons why, what happens to apps already installed, and more.

23 August 2016
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Product Page for Spacious New 64GB ASUS Chromebook Goes Live

A product page for the new ASUS Chromebook C301SA has gone live on the official ASUS website, offering further details about its specifications.

19 August 2016

Google Just Changed The App Launcher Icon in Chrome OS

Google has changed the app launcher icon used in Chrome OS in the latest developer channel update.

19 August 2016

PIN Unlock Is Coming to Chrome OS

Google is making it easier to log back in to your Chromebooks with the addition of a new PIN Unlock feature, now in testing.

7 August 2016

Chromecast Support Lands in Latest VLC Nightly Builds

I know that a great many of you have been waiting a long time for VLC Chromecast support. Well, it's here…

1 August 2016

‘Training for Google Apps’ Is One Of Chrome’s Best Kept Secrets

Do you ever feel like you really don't know how to use certain Google apps properly? If so, check out this 'Training for Google Apps' Chrome extension.

31 July 2016

This is How Many Chromecasts Google Has Sold (Spoiler: It’s a Lot)

Google CEO Sundar Pichai revealed how many Chromecast units have been sold. And it's a lot.

31 July 2016
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‘Refined Twitter’ Chrome Extension

I am a big Twitter user, and I make ample use of the social network’s official Windows, Mac and Android apps. But when I’m on my Chromebook I’ve little choice but to use the main Twitter website. The main […]

28 July 2016
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Chrome OS Dev Adds Material Design Exposé Mode

Running the latest Chrome OS Developer channel build on your Chromebook? If so, you’re in for a treat the next time you press F5. Spotlighted by Google’s Francois Beaufort today, a new-look Chrome OS Overview mode is […]

28 July 2016

Acer To Launch World’s First Mediatek Powered Chromebook

Acer is to launch the first Chromebook to be powered by a Mediatek chip.

26 July 2016
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Happy 3rd Birthday, Google Chromecast!

The little dongle that dared to dream big celebrates its third birthday this week.

25 July 2016