Get the Most From Your Chromebook Even When It's Offline

Some folks would have you believe that, without an Internet connection, your spiffy new Chromebook only slightly less useful than the box it came in, but that's simply not true. They may not be able to match a MacBook's performance, but these lightweight laptops are far from helpless when the connectivity runs dry.… » 10/18/14 12:00pm 10/18/14 12:00pm

The rumors are true: Google's bringing Chrome apps to iOS and Android. Well, it's providing the tools developers need in order to do so. The toolkit is only in a beta form at the moment, but it holds the promise turning Chrome apps into cross-platform suckers for your phone. If it turns out to be as easy at it sounds,… » 1/28/14 4:58pm 1/28/14 4:58pm

Google Is Sneaking Chrome OS Into Windows 8's "Metro" Mode

It was one thing when Google's Chrome apps managed to break out of the browser and become real, offline apps, but clearly that is not Google's real long-term play. A recent update to the developer version of Google Chrome basically runs Chrome OS inside of Windows 8. » 10/05/13 6:04pm 10/05/13 6:04pm

Google's Chrome Apps Have Finally Escaped Their Browser Prison

Up until now, Chrome's Web Apps have been trapped in your browser, living with the rest of your internet like glorified tabs. Well, Google's putting an end to that today. A new breed of Chrome Apps is here, and they live on your desktop. » 9/05/13 4:12pm 9/05/13 4:12pm