Google has been awarded a new patent that could replace the profile pictures in your Android contacts with animated images. How? The animations could be captured in video calls, then reused in other parts of Android.
Chinese phone and gadget manfacturer ZTE is in hot water following a decision by the U.S. government that bans it from buying U.S. tech. This could mean it's no longer able to use the Android operating system.
Google is finally fixing the mess of Android's messaging system with Chat. It's not a new app, but it's the brand name for RCS, the evolution of SMS. Chat brings modern-day messaging features into the Android Messages app.
Chrome OS will soon combine notifications and quick system settings together in one menu. The new look, similar to Windows 10's Action Center, could be part of what many consider to Material Design 2.0.
Will the Pixelbook adopt Mac OS's support for dual-booting? Speculations that Windows 10 could finally boot on Google's Pixelbook went into high gear after code for the mysterious AltOS picker began appearing for Chrome OS.
Though Microsoft and Google are fierce competitors, the release of Windows Defender for Chrome can be seen as a win for consumers. It's designed to help users identify malicious websites and prevent phishing attacks.
We've compiled a list of the best Chromebooks -- laptops that combine great battery life, comfortable keyboards, and the performance it takes to run Google's lightweight Chrome OS. From Samsung to Acer, these are the Chromebooks that really…