Tag Archive: Chrome


5 reasons to choose a Chrome tablet over a Chromebook

The tablet experience on Chrome is only getting better, while still making for a really useful laptop.

We’re slowly entering a brave new world when it comes to Chromebooks. Android app support came along in 2016, making convertible Chromebooks a more enticing option. The Android app support has only gotten better since, and we’re starting to see full tablets and detachable options like the HP Chromebook X2.

For many people, a Chromebook is already replacing Android tablets.  [Read More…]

After using Chrome OS for four months, I never want to go back

If you still haven’t tried Chrome OS, now’s the time to do so.

Even though I’ve been enthralled by Android since the original Galaxy S Fascinate on Verizon Wireless, it took me until this year to finally give Google’s desktop operating system — Chrome OS — a proper try.

I dabbled with Chrome OS a bit back at my high school on education-focused machines, but I’ve never actually owned a proper “adult” Chromebook to get an idea  [Read More…]

Chrome OS is finally getting a proper video editor with Adobe Project Rush

You’ll also be able to run it on flagship Android phones.

Even though Chrome OS’s app situation has gotten considerably better over the years, there’s one thing that often keeps a lot of people at bay — the lack of a real video editor. Thanks to a recent announcement from Adobe, however, that’s going to change very soon.

During this year’s VidCon, Adobe unveiled Project Rush. Project Rush is a new video editing platform that combines features from  [Read More…]

Android and Chrome OS will reportedly get ‘Better Together’ integration

The features are expected to launch next week.

As awesome as Android and Chrome OS are, there’s still one area where Apple dominates with iOS and macOS — a reason to use both of them together. Things like Universal Clipboard and Handoff make it clear why you should you use an iPhone and Mac together, and according to a new report, Google will soon offer something similar.

Spotted by Mishaal Rahman, the Chromium Gerrit has been updated  [Read More…]

Inline installation of Chrome extensions coming to an end

Extensions will soon require a visit to the actual Chrome Web Store listing to start the install process so that users know what they will be getting.

There are a lot of great extensions for the Chrome browser. They run on Chrome for the desktop or your Chromebook and can do anything from check for the best price at Amazon to keeping you safe from bad ads. Almost everyone has an extension or two that they wouldn’t  [Read More…]

What’s new in Chrome OS (Stable, Beta, and Developer Channels)

Not sure what’s new in Chrome OS? We’ve got you covered!

Chrome OS, Google’s own desktop operating system, receives regular updates to outfit it with new features, bug fixes, and more. There are three main levels of Chrome OS (Stable, Beta, and Developer) and while you can learn more about what these mean here, this guide will be updated regularly to highlight the main additions with each new release.

We’ll update the Stable section each time a  [Read More…]

Chrome OS to soon offer ‘integration’ with Android Messages

We’ve only been waiting forever for this.

Chrome OS is rapidly becoming a more practical replacement for Windows and macOS machines with every passing day, but one area that’s still lacking is proper tie-ins with Android. According to new commits in the Chromium Gerrit, however, this is going to start changing with proper integration with Android Messages.

Spotted by XDA Developers, the commit reads as follows:

Add a feature flag for CroOS Android Messages integration.

Later on,  [Read More…]

How to transfer your bookmarks and favorites to Google Chrome

New to Google Chrome? Make sure to bring your favorite sites with you!

If you’ve been a power user of the Internet as long as I have, there’s a good chance you have your favorite sites saved to your bookmarks or favorites bar. And if you’re new to Google Chrome, you can easily move all your bookmarks over.

Here’s how to move your bookmarks to Google Chrome!

Automatically import your bookmarks inside Chrome Export your bookmarks from  [Read More…]

Cookie AutoDelete is my new favorite Chrome extension

You can control all your cookies with one easy-to-use tool and that makes it the best extension ever.

A few days ago, I discovered the best Chromebook extension ever made. It crushes cookies using some simple rules and now I don’t have to dig in and do it myself whenever I get a little twitchy.

What is a cookie? When you browse the internet, you get bombarded by little bits of information called HTTP cookies. Your browser  [Read More…]

What’s new in Chrome OS and Chromebooks at Google I/O 2018

There’s more to Chrome than enterprise and education.

Google’s other platform is just as exciting as Android, and these days the two are closer together than ever. Here’s what’s new in Chrome and Chromebooks at Google I/O 2018.

What did Google announce about Chrome OS at I/O 2018?

Google I/O 2018 didn’t have much news surrounding Chrome. Whether our expectations were too high or if the platform just didn’t need much attention right now is best left  [Read More…]