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The latest news on Chrome, Chromium and Chrome OS.

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

New Look Logo for Google Chrome Web Store

A new Chrome Web Store icon is beginning to appear online, even being used in recent marketing material for Chromebooks. But is it the new official logo?

15 June 2015

Google Brings Chrome’s Old Bookmarks Manager Back

Google has relented to public pressure and brought Chrome's old bookmark manager back. If you liked the new tiled version, here's how you can get it back.

14 June 2015

Microsoft To Counter Chromebooks with $169 Windows 10 Laptop

A slog of super cheap Windows 10 laptops are on the way, as Microsoft renews its effort to temper the growth of Chromebooks.  The software giant is working with several high-profile laptop makers, including Acer, on a collection of low-cost notebooks running […]

8 June 2015

How to Use Skype for Web in Google Chrome

Skype for Web (beta) is now available to try without an invite, providing you're in the US or the UK that is.

5 June 2015

How Google Will Make Flash Content Load Smarter in Chrome

Google has detailed the first of several power management improvements heading to Chrome.

5 June 2015

This is Mac OS X Running on a Chromebook

If you dream of being able to install Mac OS X on a Chromebook it is time to open your eyes. Someone has done it. In another case of “because why not?”, developer ‘Coolstar’ has […]

2 June 2015

MediaTek Chromebook Seen at Computex 2015

Brand new Chromebooks powered by Mediatek’s ARM processors are on the way. Back in January the chip maker revealed that it’s new Helio X10 chip already supports Chrome OS. At the Computex 2015 trade-show, MediaTek detailed […]

1 June 2015

Currently New Tab Page Extension Adds New Themes as In-App Purchases

Currently, the minimal new tab page extension for Google Chrome, has been quietly improving its feature set over the past few weeks.

30 May 2015