Chromebooks Stories Yesterday

Chrome OS is taking over the education market with affordable, simple hardware backed by cloud management capabilities. One country where Chromebooks are particularly prevalent is New Zealand, where its Ministry of Education signed a deal with Google to provide all schools access to Chrome Education management tools.

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Google promoting Chromebooks with White Walkers from ‘Game of Thrones’

With the Pixel Slate earlier this month, Made by Google announced a flagship tablet that is the first premium device for that form factor. We have yet to review it, but in the meantime, the continued proliferation of Chrome OS is happening at the affordable end. To push that, and tie in with the holiday shopping season, Google is partnering on a new Game of Thrones-themed advertising campaign. Enter the White Walkers, literally.

Chromebooks Stories October 3

Chrome OS takes a note from Android and hides the browser UI when scrolling

Chrome is available on a bunch of different platforms, and its design and functionality vary a bit from place to place. On mobile devices, Chrome hides its UI when scrolling the page. Now, Google is making an update that allows the browser UI to hide when Chrome OS scrolling occurs.

Chromebooks Stories September 5

Brydge, maker of high-end keyboards for tablets like the iPad Pro and Microsoft Surface Pro, appears to be making a Chromebook keyboard with a unique feature not found on their current offerings.

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Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750!

Chromebooks Stories July 17

Google has found great success with Chrome OS in education given the affordability, easy management, and simplicity. In parallel, the company is continuing to push G Suite adoption in the enterprise market. The latest effort involves a Chromebook loaner program that companies can set up internally for employees named “Grab n Go.”

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Chromebooks Stories July 9

When version 36 of Google Duo began to roll out, we confirmed in an APK Insight post that the app would soon get multi-device and tablet support. Both of those new features are live, and now some have found that Duo works on some Chromebooks as well. expand full story

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