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Is Your Chromebook Patched Against the Meltdown Vulnerability? Here’s How to Check

Last week, two serious hardware vulnerabilities, Meltdown and Spectre, came to light, and there’s since been a veil of panic surrounding them. That’s not surprising — the bugs affect chips made by Intel, AMD, ARM, and others, and threatens to let hackers compromise sensitive data. While chipmakers (including ARM’s) have issued mitigations to prevent attacks, some […]

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Google May Have Pixel Chromebook Showcase, Tiny Home in the Works

Google appears to be planning a Pixel-branded Chromebook and a downsized version of its Home smart speaker, following in the steps of Microsoft and Amazon. Along with two expected new Pixel phones, Google this fall will unveil a Pixel-branded Chromebook and smaller, lower-priced version of its Home smart speaker, according to a report. Chromebooks typically […]

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Google Is Working On A Chromebook Emulator to Test Android Apps on Large Screens

Google is working on an emulator that will allow developers to test their applications on large screens without an actual Chrome OS device. This plan was announced during Google I/O 2017. Chromebooks are not as popular as Google would like them to be outside of education. Most developers focus on app development for phones and […]

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Samsung’s Chromebook Pro Earns Respect

Some early reviewers of the Samsung Chromebook Pro characterized it as a “MacBook killer,” but others were more restrained in their enthusiasm. Jointly developed with Google and first demoed at CES 2017, the Chromebook Pro is slated for release next month. Samsung’s Chromebooks basically are lightweight productivity tools that rely heavily on access to cloud-based […]

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