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The latest news on Chrome, Chromium and Chrome OS.

Google Chrome for iOS

Chrome for iOS Now Supports Third Party Password Managers

Chrome for iOS has been updated with pull to refresh gestures, a Today view widget, answers in suggest and support for third-party password managers.

17 April 2015

Why You Shouldn’t Use Google Chrome on the New Macbook

Owners of Apple’s super-thin new MacBook are being told to avoid using Google Chrome if they want to squeeze the most battery life out of their portable. The informal warning, which comes by way of tech site The Verge, […]

14 April 2015

Two New $149 Chromebooks Go On Sale in the US

Two new low-cost Chromebooks have gone on sale in the US priced at just $149 — making them the cheapest Chromebooks released to date.

31 March 2015

Hello, Chromebit — A $99 Chrome PC The Size of a Chromecast

Take the guts of a Chromebox and squeeze it in to a dongle not that much bigger than the Chromecast and you get the Chromebit.

31 March 2015

Google Now Card Integration Coming to Chrome App Launcher

Google Now Cards will start appearing in the new look Chrome App Launcher, Google has announced. The planned change is one of several heading to the Beta version of Chrome OS.

26 March 2015

The Newest Chromebox, Chromebase PCs Aren’t For You

If you thought the recent trend for ruggedised and reinforced Chromebooks for the classroom wasn't enough, say hello to the first range of commercial-grade Chrome OS devices aimed at industry.

13 March 2015

iAnnotate PDF Mark Up Tool Comes to Chromebooks

The popular PDF markup tool iAnnotate is now available on Chrome OS, allowing users to open, read, annotate and save changes to PDF files.

10 March 2015

Acer Outs Powerful New Chromebox With Intel Core i3, 8GB RAM

The new Acer Chromebox CXI features a 4th gen Intel Core i3 4030U dual-core processor running at 1.9GHz and available with either 4GB or 8GB of RAM.

6 March 2015
chromebook benchmarks chart

New Benchmarks Show Acer C740 Is The Chromebook To Beat

Benchmarks on the new Acer C740 Chromebook suggests it may be the best performing budget consumer Chromebook on the market.

5 March 2015

15-inch Acer Chromebook Hits Amazon UK for £249

The 15.6-inch Acer Chromebook is available to pre-order in the UK from Amazon.

4 March 2015

MediaTek’s New Helio X10 Chip Already Supports Chrome OS

Taiwanese processor company MediaTek has said it wants its chips to power future Chromebook, news sure to surprise no one who follows Chromebook developments closely.

3 March 2015

Archos Chromebook Coming To France Education

Archos, best known for making cheap (and rather decent) Android electronics, is to launch its first Chromebook later this year.

25 February 2015