Lenovo launches new Thinkpads, Chromebooks, and modular accessories
Lenovo is unveiling new ThinkPads, ThinkVision mobile monitors, IdeaPad Chromebooks, and a variety of modular accessories designed to fit into the hybrid work environment most of us are working under. They are also suitable for classroom and remote office use.
The highlight of the latest Lenovo ... Read more
Google has a fix for their zero-day flaw in Chrome OS and Chrome
Google found out that their latest versions of Chrome and Chrome OS had a zero-day security flaw. Google has a security team that is responsible for finding these vulnerabilities, named Project Zero. They found out that hackers were using the flaw to attack Chrome users.
Google patched the flaw ... Read more
Google and Parallels bring Windows apps to Chromebooks
Google is partnering with Parallels to provide the enterprise version of Chrome OS with Windows apps. Until now, Chromebooks did not have the capability to run traditional computer software.
The new feature to run Windows applications on Chromebooks is probably a variation of Parallels Remote Ap... Read more
Dell and Google come up with Chromebook Enterprise Laptops
The new Chromebook Enterprise laptops from Dell and Google announced on Monday will have a built-in security chip. The laptop line was created for companies that are consciously involved in cyber security.
The notebooks with Chrome OS will be delivered in two models. The Latitude 5400 is a tradi... Read more
Google is working on synchronization wifi-passwords between Chromebooks
Google makes it easy to switch to a new Chromebook with various backup and sync options. It looks like there will soon be a possibility to synchronize wifi-passwords as well.
Google Chrome is already able to share a lot of data between logged in devices, including tabs, account passwords, browser ex... Read more
Microsoft launches new educational products, where Google claims success
The battle for the classroom is still raging for a while. Today, Microsoft unveiled new products specifically for the education market. At the same time, Google claims that its Chromebooks are more popular than ever, partly because of the classrooms that Microsoft also focuses on.
Microsoft has trad... Read more
HP launches new Chromebook x360 14 business chromebook
HP unveiled a chrome book during CES in Las Vegas. This is the Chromebook x360 14 G1, which is aimed at commercial users. That's what Ars Technica reports.
The laptop has a full metal design, which is similar to the Elitebook series. The device is 16 millimetres thick and weighs 1.6 kilograms. The d... Read more
Chrome OS now blocks hacks via USB devices
Chrome OS will soon block all attempts to access a device via a USB device, or to change settings when the screen is locked. It is one of the new steps taken by Google to protect Chromebooks from certain types of physical access attacks.
The new function is called USBGuard and blocks all access to t... Read more
Google is working on Windows 10 support for new Pixel device.
Rumour has it that Google is working on a Chrome OS tablet. It would not only run on Chrome OS, but might also support Windows 10. That's what the 9to5Google team discovered in code that appeared on Chromium.
According to 9to5Google there is a reference to Windows 10 in code on Chromium. The advent ... Read more