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The latest news on Chrome, Chromium and Chrome OS.

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Google Kills the Chrome App Launcher

Are you a fan of the Chrome app launcher on Windows, Mac and Linux? Well, I hope you aren't as I've some bad news for you

23 March 2016

New 14-inch Acer Chromebook Coming Soon

Acer is to launch a brand-new 14-inch Chromebook running on an Intel Braswell processor.

15 March 2016

Web Pages Will Soon Load Even Faster in Google Chrome

Brotli is Google's new HTTP compression format. It can reduce the size of web assets, which makes them transfer quicker. The net result: faster page loading.

20 January 2016

New Look Audio Player Arrives in Chrome OS Dev Update

A new look audio player arrives in the latest development channel release of Chrome OS.

8 January 2016

ASUS Chromebook C202 – A Modular Notebook Built for the Classroom

ASUS has come up with a Chromebook that it hopes will come top of the class with American teachers and students.

6 January 2016

Samsung Chromebook 3 – Yup, It’s Real

It’s been a while since we were last able to arrange the words ‘New’, ‘Samsung’ and ‘Chromebook’  beside each other. But today, finally, we can, as the famous tech company unwraps its all-new 11-inch Chromebook 3 at the Consumer Electronics […]

6 January 2016

New Chromebooks From Acer, Lenovo Debut at CES 2016

New Chromebooks from Lenovo and Acer are on the way.

4 January 2016
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Chrome Drops Notification Center from Windows, Mac and Linux

The Chrome notification centre — a pet hate of many — is to be removed from Chrome. Upcoming Windows, Mac and Linux versions of the browser will no longer include the feature Google has announced. Why?  Well, […]

14 October 2015

Google’s Next Pixel Won’t Run Chrome OS

The next Chromebook Pixel might not actually be a Chromebook at all. It’s claimed Google is to launch a new Pixel device in the coming months. It will be a 10.2-inch Android tablet with detachable keyboard and […]

28 September 2015

Chrome OS Dev Update Brings More Material Design

The latest Dev Channel update to Chrome OS brings a bunch of improvements to the browser's on-going material design makeover.

15 September 2015

Google Files Trademark for ‘360-Degree Spherical Audio’ Software

Is Google about to get into the sound business? Based on a recent trademark filing lodged with the US Patent and Trademark Office, the answer is yes.

8 September 2015

Chrome’s New Look Downloads Page Enabled By Default

Chrome's new look downloads page is now enabled by default on the Chrome Canary channel for Windows, Mac and Linux.

27 August 2015