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Chrome Devs Working on ‘Project Athena’ — But What Is It?

Recent commits to the codebase that underpins Chrome appears to suggest that a new user experience for Chrome, codenamed 'Project Athena', is in active development.

13 June 2014

Free Gogo Inflight Internet a No-Go for Newer Chromebooks

The latest batch of Chromebooks are not eligible to receive the free Gogo inflight Wi-Fi passes Google offered to owners of older devices.

12 June 2014

Google Working on Remote Wipe Feature for Chromebooks

Chrome OS is to gain a remote wipe feature similar to that of the iPhone, recent code commits suggest.

11 June 2014

New ‘Google Play Movies’ Chrome App Released With Offline Playback, Chromecast Support

A new app from Google finally allows you to watch Play Movies offline on your Chromebook.

6 June 2014

What Happens To Files When the Google Drive Chromebook Offer Ends?

Google offers every new Chromebook owner 100GB of free online storage space for two years — but what happens to your files once the offer expires?

5 June 2014

Chrome OS Adds 60 New Aerial Wallpapers

60 new wallpapers, all sourced from Google Maps satellite imagery, have been made available in Chrome OS for users to use as desktop backgrounds.

1 June 2014
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Chromebooks Hit By Trackpad Issues After Latest Stable OS Update

A large number of Chromebook owners are reporting touchpad issues after updating their devices to Chrome OS 35, released to the stable channel last week.

29 May 2014

How to Easily Set Bing’s Image of the Day as Your Chromebook Wallpaper

You don't have to be a fan of Bing to appreciate the quality of the work featured on its homepage — and now you set its image of the day as your wallpaper.

28 May 2014

Chrome OS 35 Stable Adds ‘Ok Google’, App Folders to Launcher

A new stable release of Google Chrome OS is rolling out to all Chromebook owners as of today, bringing voice search and folders to the desktop app launcher.

20 May 2014
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Google Extends Support for Chrome OS Devices to Five Years

Google has announced that it is extending the support period for Chrome OS devices to a minimum of five years from release.

18 May 2014

MTP Mount Support Heading to Chrome OS

MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) support, commonly used to access and transfers files stored on Android and other smartphones, is coming to Chrome OS.

5 May 2014
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Essential Guide: How To Format an SD Card or USB Drive on a Chromebook

Sometimes SD cards and USB thumb drives play up, get full or just otherwise require a quick once over to get them back in shipshape.

28 April 2014