Tag: Chromebook

Chromebooks will soon be able to run Linux apps

When Google’s Chromebook line came out a few years ago, the initial consensus was that they were pretty useless, as it required a constant internet connection to operate – which made working on a plane impossible. Since the early days, Chrome OS has come a long way, it can now run offline apps, it can run full Android apps and games and now Chromebooks will soon be able to run […]

Deal: £50 off this Acer Chromebook

On Amazon.co.uk today, a brand new Google Chromebook is on deal, with £50 off bringing the price down to £199.99. The Chromebook 14 from Acer comes with a 14-inch screen, with 32GB internal storage and 2GB RAM. Also something unusual for a Chromebook its made out of aluminium, as most cheaper models are plastic.   Check back weekly for more deals, on alexandtomstech.com/deals

Deal: Lenovo N22 11-inch Chromebook is now £99.99

A Chromebook is mostly a good alternative to a Mac or Windows laptop for many people. Maybe not a few years ago but in recent software improvements from Google and hardware additions from the vendors the platform has grown into laptops, all-in-one machines and small tower computers running Chrome OS. While the Chromebook is slated for being underpowered or not up to day to day tasks many reviewers of major websites have high praises […]

Google is offering $100,000 to anyone who can hack a Chromebook

It’s long been known that Chromebooks are very secure for users and so far no one has hacked the system even with some serious incentives from Google in the past. Google has just increased the cash reward to any hacker or anyone willing to try who can “persistently compromise” a Chromebook and the software on it, until a few days ago the offer stood at $50,000 and still unclaimed so […]

Chrome OS now has a Google Now launcher

For Chromebook and Chromebox users who are running the Chrome OS beta now have a brand new feature to test on the operating system. The Chrome Launcher with Google Now is coming to the platform. This is basically a new tab page which displays apps, a search bar and now Google Now inline. Google Now can display flight information, reminders, appointments, travel information and more. Also within the software update, […]