Following in the footsteps of other operating systems such as Windows 10, macOS, and iOS, it appears that an official blue light reduction mode has made its way into the latest Chrome OS Canary build.
The vice-president of Google's G Suite has commented on Microsoft's announcement of Windows 10 S, saying that he was happy to see a "validation" of the approach that Google had already adopted.
Microsoft's spring event has its own codename - 'Bespin', after the fictional Star Wars planet, home to Cloud City - and Windows 10 Cloud is likely to be the key focus... perhaps with a device or two.
It appears that the Chromebook Pixel line is not dead after all. Google's Senior VP of Hardware has tweeted that it would still live on but provided no official word on a new product release.
At Mobile World Congress 2017, Google revealed that it is not planning to launch any new Pixel laptops in the future and suggested that the brand will live on through other products.
The Samsung-built Google Chromebook Plus with S-Pen became available to pre-order at Samsung, Amazon, and Best Buy on Feb 15. It's now available at the Google Store and includes $20 Play Store credit.
The Samsung Chromebook Plus is now available for pre-order on several websites for a hefty price. The Amazon product page suggests a springtime launch for the hybrid 12.3-inch computer.
Dell has expanded its Chromebook and Latitude lineup with six new devices across the series, which will empower students and educators to learn and collaborate in and out of the classroom.
Best Buy has listed a new convertible Samsung Chromebook with touchscreen and stylus-ready, in a seemingly undesired leak. If confirmed, it may be a push for touchscreen-enabled Chrome OS devices.
If you've been looking for a Chromebook, the latest from ASUS might be the perfect option for you. The C302CA-DHM4 has an Intel Core M3, 4GB RAM and comes in a convertible design with touchscreen.
Samsung's upcoming high end "Chromebook Pro" has leaked online ahead of release. The device sports a 12.3-inch rotatable display, a stylus, 4GB of RAM, 32GB of storage and 10 hours of battery life.
Google has released Android app support to the stable channel for the Chrome OS running on the Chromebook Pixel 2; other Chromebooks should receive the same in the near future.
Recent updates to the Chromium software project suggest impending support for fingerprint or other bio-metric authentication, such as facial recognition. Now we just need the hardware.
Microsoft today announced that Skype will be coming back to Linux, offering an Alpha build of the new app. The company also announced Skype calling from Chrome for Linux and Chromebooks.
HP is continuing the expansion of its Chromebook lineup with the Chromebook 11 G5, a Chrome OS laptop that is ready for Android apps and can work for 12.5 hours on a charge.
Android apps are finally starting to show up on Chrome OS as Google had announced at I/O. You can try them out today provided you've got some specific devices and are willing to deal with an alpha OS.
From OnePlus 3 and Xbox 95, to Microsoft's Health, Amazon's big failures, Nokia's smartphone resurgence, and Google's (not so) fine in Europe, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Google's Chromebooks are quite popular in the education sector in the US, and now it seems that the devices have apparently outsold Apple's MacBook lineup in the country for the first time.
Yesterday, Google confirmed its plans to bring Android apps and the Play Store to Chrome OS. Today came the formal announcement, including details of implementation and devices that will be supported.
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After departing from Lenovo recently, former Motorola president Rick Osterloh is now returning to Google to take charge of the company's unified hardware division as a Senior Vice President.
Google is preparing to offer "over a million apps and games on Google Play to install and use on your Chromebook", and we're likely to find out more at its I/O developer conference next month.
Google has updated its Chrome Rewards program with a $100K prize, up from $50K for hackers who can compromise a Chromebook or Chromebox remotely in Guest Mode.
Announced a month ago, Acer has officially launched the Windows 10 equivalent of Google's Chromebooks, coming in at jut $169 and running full Windows 10.
After launching earlier this month in the US and UK, Microsoft's new Skype for Web (Beta) is available around the world from today, and now supports instant messaging for Chromebook and Linux users.
A few days ago it was rumored that MediaTek might be entering the Google Chromebook scene, and now a 10 minute video has been released of a Chromebook running on a MediaTek MT8173 SoC.
Chromebook sales are predicted to grow 27% this year - but last year's sales figures reveal that just 1% of Chromebook purchases were made by business customers in the US and EMEA regions in 2014.
Google was recently awarded a patent that makes use of the trackpad for inserting spaces using taps made in the spacebar area, effectively increasing the size of the trackpad on smaller keyboards.
Following the launch of the Neowin Deals store, we're happy to celebrate the occasion by giving away a Chromebook Pixel worth $1000 to one lucky reader; multiple entry options are available.
The Google Store is the new home for the company's latest and greatest devices, which have now been removed from its Play Store - but it seems that its Nexus 5 has finally reached the end of the road.
It's been two years since Google launched its high-end Chromebook Pixel, a $1300 Chrome OS laptop with a 13-inch touchscreen - and the company has now confirmed that a new model is on the way.
This week saw devastating Azure outages, lot's of Black Friday deals and plenty of Windows 10 news which included a kernel change in our in-depth tech roundup of the week.
Thinking of buying a Chromebook during this holiday season? Google is offering an amazing promotion through which you'll be able to save almost $240 by getting 1TB of Google Drive storage free.
In an effort to combat software availability on Chromebooks, Google has joined forces with Adobe to start providing the Photoshop suite on Chromebooks in a scheme called 'Project Photoshop Streaming.'
Samsung has confirmed that it is discontinuing sales of all laptops - including Windows notebooks and Chromebooks - in Europe, but says that it will continue to sell these devices in other markets.
Microsoft continues to be the first choice of the education sector, as a Texas school district and a London-based academy have chosen its products over those offered by Google.
Let's run with the assumption that Chromebooks are doing well. Advocates claim non-tech savvy consumers choose Chromebooks for generally three reasons: simplicity, low maintenance, and easy usage...
Earlier this year at WPC, Microsoft showed off a new range of low-end devices with entry level prices and one such device was the HP stream that will cost $199 when it goes on sale later this year.
Microsoft has recently put up a page on its website that calls out Chromebooks and where they come up short against Windows machines, offering up a few alternatives to consider instead.
Last year, the LA school district signed an agreement with Apple to purchase 30,000 iPads for $30 million with expectations that they would eventually spend $500 million on iPads - but not any more.
Google has revealed that nine new markets around the world will soon be able to buy Chromebooks - although its announcement came in a slightly unusual manner; specifically, in the form of a poem.
HP has lowered the price of its Chromebook 11 to a near impulse level of $249 but will that be enough to move them off of store shelves or do most people still want the full desktop experience?
Microsoft priced a touchscreen Windows 8.1 notebook from Asus at just $199, the same price as many Chromebooks, for today only in the Microsoft Store site, but the laptop quickly sold out.
Samsung has officially announced their new Chromebook 2, with an Exynos 5 Octa processor and a release date slated for next month.
Images of the Samsung Chromebook 2 have been posted to Twitter by famous gadget informant, evleaks, showing its Galaxy Note 3 inspired faux-leather look and slim construction for the very first time.
Google and VMWare jointly announced plans to offer owners of Chromebooks a way to remotely access Windows-based desktops via the Horizon Desktop as a Service program.
Toshiba has announced that they will be releasing a Chromebook in February for $279 but will this one stick or is it destined to be another netbook catastrophe?
Homeless man Leo Grand has released his own app just a few months after learning how to code on his Chromebook. "Trees for Cars" aims to save the environment by creating voluntary carpool services.
Microsoft evangelist Ben Rudolph, who used to compare Windows Phone devices to other smartphones, is shown in a new video hitting the streets to show people that a Chromebook has lots of limitations.
Microsoft has released a new video that bashes that Google and its Chromebook in a clip that features the clan from the popular reality show, Pawn Stars.