• Google is preparing an ‘App Mall’ for Chromebooks

    Google is preparing an ‘App Mall’ for Chromebooks

    Google is readying a new online ‘App Mall’ to help you discover your next favorite app or game for your Chromebook.


  • $150 off the Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5 is still going against all odds

    To say the Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5 is without doubt one of the most popular Chromebooks is really a massive understatement.


  • Upcoming MediaTek Chromebook Tablets being tested with on-device AI hardware

    I’ll go ahead and level with you right off the jump: I’m not educated on the underpinnings of AI and how it all works together in hardware and software.


  • Gemini for Android finally gets my most-missed feature

    One of the most frustrating omissions of the Gemini voice assistant on Android has been the inability to set reminders. It was a glaring issue for me and many other users at launch that I think underscored how Gemini as a voice assistant wasn’t quite ready for the spotlight.


  • Google announces new Google TV features with a crazy-long roll-out window

    Your overall Google TV experience is set to get a bit better in the somewhat-near future thanks to a few updates Google has announced that are on the way for the Google TV interface.


  • Dev Channel Update for ChromeOS/ChromeOS Flex

    The Dev channel is being updated to 123.0.6312.18 (Platform version: 15786.10.0) for most ChromeOS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes and security updates.


  • Google packs more searches into the Search Bar

    Google packs more searches into the Search Bar

    Google If you’ve ever opened a new browser tab with no clue what to search for, today’s Chrome updates may help. First off, the Google Search box on Chrome will now display suggested queries based on your previous searches before you’ve started typing.


  • Google packs more searches into the Search Bar

    Google packs more searches into the Search Bar

    Google If you’ve ever opened a new browser tab with no clue what to search for, today’s Chrome updates may help. First off, the Google Search box on Chrome will now display suggested queries based on your previous searches before you’ve started typing.


  • Chrome Dev for Android Update

    Hi everyone! We’ve just released Chrome Dev 124 (124.0.6328.0) for Android. It’s now available on Google Play.You can see a partial list of the changes in the Git log. For details on new features, check out the Chromium blog, and for details on web platform updates, check here.


  • 3 new ways to get helpful suggestions with Chrome

    3 new ways to get helpful suggestions with Chrome

    Searching the web can be incredibly efficient when you know precisely what you’re after. But what about those times when you need a little nudge to narrow down your search or find some new ideas? Chrome has you covered with three new smart features designed to boost your browsing inspiration.


  • The Chrome Cast 256: the importance of a potential Galaxy Chromebook Plus

    This week on The Chrome Cast podcast, we’re diving deep into the potential of a new device from Samsung and why we think it’s the perfect time for a Galaxy Chromebook Plus.


  • Chrome Beta for Desktop Update

    The Beta channel has been updated to 123.0.6312.22 for Windows, Mac and Linux.A partial list of changes is available in the Git log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.


  • Massively-improved Global Media Controls are rolling out on Chromebooks

    We talked about the new, updated Global Media Controls for ChromeOS back before they technically became part of the update to ChromeOS 121.


  • 3 new Chrome features to get more helpful suggestions

    Chrome is improving search suggestions on desktop and mobile with images and popular topics based on what others are looking for.


  • Big Chromebook Plus models, small $299 prices

    Big Chromebook Plus models, small $299 prices

    The new Chromebook Plus lineup has a little bit of everything. Apart from a proper tablet option, there’s a Chromebook Plus model that likely fits what you are looking for. From large to small, convertibles to clamshells, there’s a bit of something for everyone with Chromebook Plus.


  • Chrome Beta for Android Update

    Hi everyone! We’ve just released Chrome Beta 123 (123.0.6312.20) for Android. It’s now available on Google Play.You can see a partial list of the changes in the Git log. For details on new features, check out the Chromium blog, and for details on web platform updates, check here.


  • Chrome for Android Update

     Hi, everyone! We’ve just released Chrome 122 (122.0.6261.90) for Android: it’ll become available on Google Play over the next few days.This release includes stability and performance improvements. You can see a full list of the changes in the Git log. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.


  • StarCoder2 AI code generator released with support for 619 programming languages

    ServiceNow Inc., Hugging Face Inc. and Nvidia Corp. today released StarCoder2, the latest version of the trio’s StarCoder family of open-source large language models for code generation. The companies said StarCoder2 is faster and more flexible than its predecessor and includes features that protect against intellectual property infringement.


  • Modernize Apigee-GKE Connectivity with Private Service Connect and GKE Gateway

    In today’s cloud-native landscape, organizations demand both agile API management and the flexibility of microservices running on Kubernetes. Google Cloud offers powerful solutions for comprehensive API management capabilities with Apigee and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) for orchestration of containerized applications.


  • Soon, you’ll be able to download songs in the YouTube Music web app

    In a pretty exciting turn, it seems YouTube Music has started rolling out offline downloads capability for its web app, marking a pretty significant change to web-based music streaming services.


  • Stable Channel Update for ChromeOS/ChromeOS Flex

    The Stable channel is being updated to OS version: 15699.72.0 Browser version: 121.0.6167.212 for most ChromeOS devices.If you find new issues, please let us know one of the following waysFile a bugVisit our ChromeOS communitiesGeneral: Chromebook Help CommunityBeta Specific: ChromeOS Beta Help CommunityReport an issue or send feedback on ChromeInterested in switching channels? Find out how.


  • HP’s latest Chromebook Plus drops to a price that makes more sense

    Ah, the HP Chromebook Plus x360 14c – a device that is frustratingly great at getting so much of the Chromebook Plus equation right while missing on a few things that could have easily made it an absolute superstar.


  • Chrome Beta for iOS Update

    Hi everyone! We’ve just released Chrome Beta 123 (123.0.6312.17) for iOS; it’ll become available on App Store in the next few days.You can see a partial list of the changes in the Git log. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.Krishna GovindGoogle Chrome


  • How to prevent lateral movement techniques on Google Cloud

    How to prevent lateral movement techniques on Google Cloud

    Cybercriminals often use lateral movement techniques when exploring a compromised network to slide sideways, from devices to applications, as they hunt for vulnerabilities, escalate access privileges, and seek to reach their ultimate target.


  • Dev Channel Update for ChromeOS/ChromeOS Flex

    The Dev channel is being updated to 123.0.6312.11 (Platform version: 15786.4.0) for most ChromeOS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes and security updates.


  • New Chromebook feature will allow mouse movement with keyboard keys

    Accessibility features on Chromebooks have continued to grow and evolve for years at this point, and it seems that growth is only set to continue.


  • Stable Channel Update for Desktop

    The Stable channel has been updated to 122.0.6261.94 for Mac,Linux and 122.0.6261.94/.95 to Windows which will roll out over the coming days/weeks. A full list of changes in this build is available in the Log.The Extended Stable channel has been updated to 122.0.6261.94 for Mac and 122.0.6261.


  • Chrome Stable for iOS Update

     Hi everyone! We’ve just released Chrome Stable 122 (122.0.6261.89) for iOS; it’ll become available on App Store in the next few hours.This release includes stability and performance improvements. You can see a full list of the changes in the Git log.


  • Cross-Cloud Network: Private, customizable and flexible networking

    The Cross-Cloud Network provides you with a set of functionality and architectures that allows any-to-any connectivity. This was announced during Next 23, and if you read on you’ll get an overview of the ebook “Introduction to Google Cross-Cloud Network” .What is the Cross-Cloud Network?


  • How to switch back to the Google Assistant from Gemini on your Android phone

    Google’s Gemini app offers a fascinating glimpse into the power of advanced AI language models in your pocket. But if you installed Gemini and it automatically took over as your Android phone’s default assistant, you might be encountering some limitations. Here’s how to easily switch back to Google Assistant.


  • More clues that ‘Xol’ may be the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook Plus

    It’s been a couple weeks since we first discovered ‘Xol’ – a new Chromebook on the way from Samsung that curiously has an Assistant key built into the keyboard.


  • Storage Buckets API #shorts

    Storage Buckets API #shorts

    The core idea of the Storage Buckets API is granting sites the ability to create multiple storage buckets, where the browser may choose to delete each bucket independently of other buckets. So you can specify eviction prioritization to make sure the most valuable data isn’t deleted.


  • The deal sweetens on the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2, now $400 off

    It was just under a week ago that the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 saw its largest price decrease down to only $349.


  • Chromebook vs. laptop

    Chromebook vs. laptop

    We look at the differences between a Chromebook and Windows- or macOS-based laptop to help you get the right device.


  • Chrome Stable for iOS Update

    Hi everyone! We’ve just released Chrome Stable 122 (122.0.6261.89) for iOS; it’ll become available on App Store in the next few hours.This release includes stability and performance improvements. You can see a full list of the changes in the Git log.


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