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The latest news on Chrome, Chromium and Chrome OS.

Firefox Is Going To Support Chrome Extensions

Google Chrome extensions will soon be 'largely compatible' with Firefox thanks to a new extensions API, Mozilla has announced. But there are also drawbacks.

21 August 2015

Chromecast Is Now America’s Second Favourite Media Streamer

Sales data from Parks Associates shows that the Google Chromecast is now the second most popular media streaming device in the USA, ahead of Apple TV.

21 August 2015

There’s A New Way To Use Google Hangouts In Your Browser

Google Hangouts is now available through the browser, meaning you don't need to download an app, install an extension or open Gmail to start chatting.

18 August 2015

Google Chrome is Testing a ‘Material Design’ Toolbar

Google Chrome is edging closer to a full material design revamp with the arrival of a new flag in development builds.

17 August 2015

Dell Chromebook 13 — The Mid-Range Chromebook of Your Dreams?

With a backlit keyboard, FHD IPS display and 5th gen Intel processors, the Dell Chromebook 13 is practically the dream Chromebook. But the best bit is the price.

13 August 2015

Chromebooks Just Outsold Windows Laptops For the First Time

Chromebooks have outsold Windows notebooks for the very first time, new data from NPD Group reveals. The figures cover business sales during the busy back to school period.

13 August 2015

The Number of Chromebook Developers Is Growing Fast

The number of developers using Chromebooks to code is on the rise.

10 August 2015
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Google Store To Start Selling the ASUS Chromebook Flip

A product listing page for the ASUS Chromebook Flip has appeared on the official Google Store — a hint that Google plan to start selling more Chromebooks directly?

4 August 2015

Messaging App Line Is Now Available on Chrome

Popular mobile messaging service LINE launches an official Chrome App, making its service readily available on Chromebooks and desktop PCs.

29 July 2015

CTL Education Chromebook Gets a Faster Processor, 180 Degree Hinge

American computer company CTL has launched an updated version of its top-selling education Chromebook that, on paper, sends it to the top of the class.

22 June 2015

Viglen Chromebook 11 Set for July Launch in UK

Low-cost Rockchip Chromebooks will finally hit the UK next month — but aimed solely at education buyers.

17 June 2015

Skype for Web Rolls Out Worldwide, Supports IM on Chromebooks

Microsoft opened up the Skype for Web Beta to everyone in the US and the UK last week — now it has rolled the service out to the rest of world.

16 June 2015