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All-New Login Screen Experience is Coming to Chromebooks

Here's your first look at the new login and lock screen designs coming to Chrome OS. The revamp, inspired by Material Design, is currently in testing.

13 June 2017

Are Chromebooks Fuelling Rise in Linux OS Marketshare?

It's a question many have been asking over the past few months, as open-source enthusiasts rallied around reports that show Linux marketshare gaining ground for another consecutive month.

22 December 2016

Typing Emoji on a Chromebook Just Got Easier

An easy way to access and enter emoji is available in Chrome OS, courtesy of the (dully named) 'input device menu'.

4 October 2016
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You’ll Soon Be Able to Resize Images in the Chrome OS Photo Editor

The image viewer (come-editor) that’s included in Chrome OS is useful enough, right? That is until you want to resize an image. Chrome’s built-in image editor can’t handle anything that exotic. At least, not yet. Photo […]

13 September 2016
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Is Android Bloatware Coming to Chromebooks?

Google is looking to add support for pre-loaded OEM apps on new Chrome OS devices — does this mean the era of Chromebook bloatware?

31 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
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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
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Skype for Web Now Supports Voice Calls on Chromebooks

Chromebook users can now make voice calls using Skype for Web, as the popular VoIP service finally enables support for Chrome OS.

4 July 2016

Google Play Store Arrives on the ASUS Chromebook Flip

Access to the Google Play Store, and a world of Android Apps, has begun rolling out to the ASUS Chromebook Flip.

17 June 2016

You Can Now Use Smartcards with Chrome OS

Chromebook owners can now connect smart cards and smart card readers to Chrome OS.

13 May 2016

New Video App & Download Notifications Arrive in Chrome OS Update

A material design video player and new download notifications are among the changes arriving with the latest update to Google's Chrome OS.

27 January 2016