Chrome OS

You can install desktop apps on Windows 10 Cloud if you try hard enough

Windows 10 Cloud edition essentially locks down the OS to allow apps to be installed only from the Windows 10 Store. At least, that's how it works in theory, but there's a way to bypass that limitation for the technically astute.

Windows 10 Cloud won't stream from the cloud, but will compete with Chrome OS

Last week brought reports that Microsoft is working on a cloud-based version of Windows 10. However, sources clarified that it won't stream to devices, but will be similar to Google's Chrome OS on Chromebooks.

Acer looks to appeal to the education market with its Chromebook Spin 11

Acer has been making Chromebooks for some time now, and the company is taking advantage of the British Education and Training Technology Show in London to take the wraps off its own 2-in-1 machine, the Chromebook Spin 11.

New functionality could soon lead to Google's Chrome OS in tablet form

Chrome OS is getting more and more functional, and the operating system now supports Android apps. Could that result in Chrome OS tablets? Speculation suggests that it could -- although nothing is official just yet.

Google: All Chromebooks launched in 2017 will run Android apps

Google has indicated that all Chromebooks launched in 2017 will run Android apps, along with the extensive list of older machines already slated to receive support, which will greatly enhance the platform's functionality.

AOpen’s Chromebase Mini is a Chrome OS tablet with enterprise appeal

Digital signage specialist Aopen unveiled the Chromebase Mini, a hardy 10.1-inch tablet that runs Chrome OS and can be implemented in a wide variety of customer-facing scenarios.

Android 7.1 apps will finally soon be supported on the Chrome OS

Chrome OS has been able to run Android apps for a while now, but its underlying software has lagged a little behind. Thankfully, it seems as though Chrome OS will soon finally be able to run Android 7.1 apps.

Samsung’s new Chromebooks should make Microsoft and Intel nervous

Samsung's new Chromebook Plus and Pro may signal a new battle with very deep roots. On one side is ARM and Chrome OS -- on the other, Intel and Windows.

Playing with Android apps on the first laptop built especially for them

Samsung's new Chromebook Pro is designed in partnership with Google to take full advantage of the Google Play Store, and that's not the only trick this premium Chromebook has hidden up its sleeve.

Chromebook, say cheese! Here’s how to snap pictures on Chrome OS

ChromeOS has a number of built-in screenshot options and can also be used with Chrome screenshot extensions for added flexibility. You have a lot of options - but how they work isn't immediately obvious.

Is your Chromebook ill? A simple reset can fix its woes

Are you ready to sell or give away your Chromebook? Then you'll probably want to erase all of your user data so it doesn't accidently fall into the wrong hands. Luckily, Google makes it easy to do so.

A Chrome OS version of Lenovo's Yoga Book 2-in-1 PC will ship some time in 2017

Lenovo's Jeff Meredith recently confirmed in an interview that the company will release a third Yoga Book in 2017 sporting Google's Chrome OS operating system. Currently, Lenovo offers two models: one with Android and one with Windows 10.