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Emil Protalinski / GeekWire:
IDC: Chrome OS market share passed macOS for the first time in 2020, up 4.4 points YoY to 10.8%; Windows fell 4.9 points to 80.5%, macOS rose 0.8 points to 7.5%   —  New numbers show 2020 was the first year that Chromebooks outsold Macs, posting impressive market share gains at the expense of Windows.
Feb 17, 2021, 6:20 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google has discontinued Pixel Slate, its first flagship tablet announced in October 2018, as the company focuses on laptops like Pixelbook Go   —  The Pixel Slate was announced in October 2018 as Made by Google's first tablet and flagship, touch-only Chrome OS device.
Feb 1, 2021, 9:20 AMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
A leak of a near-final version of Windows 10X shows a strong similarity to Chrome OS, with the Start button centered on the taskbar, lack of Live Tiles, more   —  A new lightweight version of Windows to take on Chromebooks  —  After years of waiting, it looks like Microsoft now has a true answer to Chrome OS.
Jan 14, 2021, 11:50 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Neverware, which helps schools and enterprises resurrect old PCs with its Chromium-based CloudReady OS, gets acquired by Google, which invested in its Series B   —  Neverware lets you turn old PCs and Macs into Chromebook-esque devices through its CloudReady OS.
Dec 15, 2020, 2:38 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Parallels launches Parallels Desktop for Chromebook Enterprise, available at $69.99 per user, letting Windows apps run on Chromebooks   —  Businesses get access to Windows apps on Chrome OS today  —  Google is bringing Windows app support to Chromebooks today through a partnership with Parallels.
Oct 20, 2020, 1:25 PMIn context
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Adobe debuts Liquid Mode, an update for Acrobat Reader that uses AI to reformat PDFs for easier reading on smaller screens, coming first to mobile and Chrome OS   —  Adobe today announced an update for Acrobat Reader that leverages Sensei, the company's machine learning platform …
Sep 23, 2020, 11:15 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google rolls out Chrome 85 with 10% faster page load times, collapsible tab groups, a PDF editor, and more   —  Following version 84's release on Android, Mac, Windows, Linux, and Chrome OS, the next release of Google's browser is rolling out today.  Chrome 85 sees faster page loads …
Aug 25, 2020, 1:05 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google launches new tools to make developing Android apps on Chrome OS easier, including a new ChromeOS.dev resource website and a native Android Emulator   —  Google today launched ChromeOS.dev, a new site that aims to help developers get started with building Android apps for the company's Linux-based operating system.
Aug 12, 2020, 12:40 PMIn context
YouTube:
Livestream of Samsung's Galaxy “Unpacked” event   —  Witness power like never before.  The #SamsungEvent is LIVE.  Learn more: http://smsng.co/GalaxyNote20 To view the YouTube streams on a desktop or laptop computer you'll need:  • Most recent version of Google Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge or Safari
Aug 5, 2020, 10:00 AMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Cyrus Mistry, group product manager for Chrome OS, talks about how and why Windows apps are arriving on Chrome OS via a partnership with Parallels   —  Google revealed earlier this year that it's planning to support Windows applications on Chromebooks thanks to a partnership with Parallels.
Jul 31, 2020, 4:35 PMIn context

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