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Google recently removed certain extensions from the Google Chrome Web Store for delivering malware and adware to their users. The extensions started out as regular extensions, but took a more sinister turn when they were bought by malware companies.
Toshiba has recently just launched the Toshiba Chromebook, the company's first Chromebook, and the world's only (for now) 13.3-inch Chromebook. The Toshiba Chromebook features an Intel Celeron (Haswell) processor, as well as 2GB of RAM and a 16GB SSD.
Google's Chromebooks has gained tremendous traction in the past year, accounting for a sizable 21% of all notebooks sold in the U.S. in 2013.
Intel has just announced that it has partnered up with StarHub to bring the Acer C720 Chromebook to Singapore. It's being offered free to customers who sign-up for StarHub's 200Mbps fibre home broadband plan, or StarHub's 5Mbps cable home broadband plan and a $5 monthly top-up.
Tech News Google Introduces New HP Chromebook 11
Google introduces the affordable HP Chromebook 11, the result of a partnership between the two companies. It costs US$279, and is already available in the US Google Play Store. Read on to find out more about it.
Acer President, Jim Wang stated that the company will be offering less Microsoft products, while producing more Android products, as well as Chromebooks. This comes as the company posted a significant second quarter loss due to lower sales and rising expenses.
Chromebook shipments are expected to increase by two or even three folds in the second half of 2013. This is due to an increase in orders by current Chromebook manufacturers Lenovo, Acer, HP and Samsung, who are also said to be launching new Chromebooks.
Google has recently just announced that next generation Chrome packaged apps can now be downloaded from the Chrome Web Store. Simply put, these are offline apps that give the browser more access to your system's resources, effectively blurring the lines between browser and OS.
It seems like AMD will be supporting Google's Android and Chrome platforms, instead of exclusively sticking to Windows OS, as the company aims to be more outstanding on the market of tablets, low-cost PCs, and smartphones.