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Chrome Remote Desktop (Android) Lets You Access PCs and Macs from Anywhere

Chrome Remote Desktop (Android) Lets You Access PCs and Macs from Anywhere

Google on Wednesday launched a Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android, which lets you remotely control your computer using your smartphone or tablet. You can download the new app now directly from Google Play. The app’s description says you can “securely access your computers from your Android device” but doesn’t ...

Microsoft’s Office Online is Now Available in the Chrome Web Store

Microsoft’s Office Online is Now Available in the Chrome Web Store

Microsoft launched a major update to Office Online (formerly Office Web Apps) on Monday, rolling out new features for each of the suite’s four applications. Among the additions is commenting for Word Online, Tell Me for Excel Online and PowerPoint Online, as well as printing for OneNote Online. Before we get into all the ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 28, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 28, 2014

No matter which wireless carrier you choose, chances are good you’re going to have a pretty high monthly data bill. But thanks to Google Chrome’s mobile browser, you can use less data each month and maybe even save a few bucks. Google has a couple of features in its browsers for Android and iOS that reduce your data ...

Google Now Comes to Chrome Browser on Windows and Mac

Google Now Comes to Chrome Browser on Windows and Mac

Google Now has finally arrived on the desktop. Google on Monday announced Google Now is being pushed to the Chrome stable channel for Windows and Mac “starting Monday and rolling out over the next few weeks.” This means Google Now notifications will finally be available to desktop and laptop Chrome users, in addition to ...

How to Use Multiple Profiles in Chrome OS

How to Use Multiple Profiles in Chrome OS

Got multiple people using your Chromebook, the way I do? Each member of my family has a profile on mine so that everyone can have their own custom experience that synchronizes data with their own Google account. The bad news is that Chrome OS doesn’t support fast user switching, so for my kids to use my Chromebook, they ...

Samsung Announces Two New Faux-Leather-Clad Chromebooks

Samsung Announces Two New Faux-Leather-Clad Chromebooks

Samsung was one of Google’s earliest partners in the Chromebook project and it currently accounts for more than half of all U.S. Chromebook sales. On Monday, the company is announcing two new, slightly more expensive models that will take their place next to the company’s currently $249 Chromebook. The new 11.6- and a ...

Google and VMWare to Bring Some Windows Apps to Chromebooks

Google and VMWare to Bring Some Windows Apps to Chromebooks

Google’s intentions with its Chromebooks have always been clear: disrupt Microsoft’s Windows monopoly. The approach of low-cost devices and a modern cloud-powered OS has left Microsoft a little nervous, but Google is now launching the next stage of its continued attack: the enterprise. In a deal announced quietly this ...

Chromebooks Accounted for 19% of K-12 PCs in 2013 (Just 1% in 2012)

Chromebooks Accounted for 19% of K-12 PCs in 2013 (Just 1% in 2012)

Chromebooks have come from nowhere to grab nearly a fifth of U.S. school purchases of mobile computers, posing problems for Microsoft and possibly even Apple. The inexpensive laptops, which run Google software but are mostly sold by other companies, accounted for 19% of the K-12 market for mobile computers in the U.S. in ...

Google Now Officially Comes to Chrome Browser

Google Now Officially Comes to Chrome Browser

With the release of Chrome OS version 34 in the dev channel, Google has finally added Google Now to its operating system for laptops and desktops. The feature has arrived 11 months after the first hints trickled out Google Now was coming to Chromebooks. The addition was first noted by developer and Google open-source ...

Chrome Browser Vulnerability Can Let Hackers Listen to You

Chrome Browser Vulnerability Can Let Hackers Listen to You

Users of Google's Chrome browser are vulnerable to attacks that allow malicious websites to use a computer microphone to surreptitiously eavesdrop on private conversations for extended periods of time, an expert in speech recognition said. The attack requires an end user to click on a button giving the website permission to ...