Chromebooks Stories November 21

This year has seen an incredible number of consumer-minded Chrome OS devices released. Combined with the latest advancements of Chrome OS, including Linux app support, there’s never been a better time to give your friends or loved ones a Chromebook. We’ve distilled the best down to five for this year’s Chromebook gift guide.

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Chromebooks Stories November 5

Two more Chromebooks to gain fingerprint sensors as trend moves beyond Pixel Slate

At the 2018 Made by Google Event, Google debuted the Google Pixel Slate with new-to-Chrome-OS fingerprint support. Before that device has even had the chance to launch, it seems two more upcoming devices are gaining the same capability.

Chromebooks Stories November 1

In Chrome OS 69, the laptop, desktop, and tablet OS gained Linux app support for a handful of devices, including the Google Pixelbook. Since then, more devices have slowly gained support, meanwhile others, like the 2013 Chromebook Pixel, are being confirmed to never receive the support, with a new batch being added to the collection this week.

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

Chromebooks Stories October 22

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.

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