Google crams AI into ChromeOS and introduces Chromebook Plus
With a new series of more powerful Chromebooks, Google is entering a higher segment than the product line has aimed for in the past. Each Chromebook Plus will have at least an Intel i3 or Ryzen 7000 series, 8GB of RAM, a minimum of 128GB of storage and a 1080p IPS display and webcam of the same res... Read more
New ChromeOS security features include privacy for camera and mic
Privacy enhancements aimed at further enticing enterprise customers to use Google's operating system.
This week Google unveiled a suite of new cybersecurity features that aim to make the tech giant's OS offering more attractive to business client admins. Featuring among these new offerings is an... Read more
Piles of Chromebooks are stacking up as electronic waste
A new report from the US Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) has raised concerns over the quality and longevity of Chromebooks, which have become increasingly popular in schools due to their affordability.
The Chromebook Churn report found that many devices purchased just three years ago are a... Read more
Acer aims for hybrid workers and durability with new hardware
Acer has announced several new devices via an online press conference. The collection of business laptops and Chromebooks are said to be ideally suited for hybrid work and environmental friendliness.
Firstly, the Taiwanese company is revamping its existing TravelMate series with the P2, P4 and P... Read more
Dell launches new lines for the professional on-the-go
Dell today adds a new series of devices to its commercial portfolio, developed to meet flexible work demands. Being able to work from anywhere has become an increasingly important requirement in the professional world. Dell hopes to cater to this need.
According to the company’s statistics, 61... Read more
Lenovo increases focus on hybrid work environments
Lenovo is putting more effort into providing support and devices for hybrid work environments. This includes the new 24/7 hardware support service Lenovo Premier Support Plus, AI insights and new ThinkPad laptops.
According to the tech giant, employees benefit from using the right IT tools to ma... Read more
Jamf offers content filtering for Chromebooks
Jamf has introduced Safe Internet. The solution allows Chromebook users, such as those in education, to more easily filter Internet content and implement better Web security.
According to Jamf, the content filtering and Web security solution allows customers to implement better protection agains... Read more
Google adds new energy and memory saving features to Chrome
The tweaks to Google's Chrome browser have been expected since they were first announced in December.
Google is now widely rolling out the Memory and Energy Saver modes for Chrome on Mac, Windows, Linux, as well as Chromebooks, reports 9TO5Google.
The new features, called Memory and Energy Sa... Read more
Microsoft 365 is about to work much better on ChromeOS
Google and Microsoft are finding ways to work together while still competing on many fronts. ChromeOS is getting much better support for Microsoft 365.
Microsoft and Google are the two tech giants who compete most viciously for dominance in the consumer computing, cloud, search and apps world. ... Read more
Hackers crack business Chromebooks with SH1MMER tool
Hackers from The Mercury Group have developed the exploit SH1MMER that can "liberate" Chromebooks from business management functionality and limitations. Google is working with its hardware partners on a solution to fix it.
Specifically, SH1MMER is a modified Return Merchandise Authorization (RM... Read more