Pre-order the Asus Chromebox for just $179



The first Asus Chrome OS desktop system is now available for pre-order.

Chrome OS runs Windows apps (remotely)



Google and VMware have teamed up to remotely run Windows apps on Chromebooks and Chrome desktops by allowing users to easily access the software on a remote machine. 



Is Google's Chrome OS headed to tablets?

Google's web-centric Chrome operating system (OS) was originally coded to run on laptops and desktops. However, it seems as if Chrome OS may be evolving into an operating system that could ultimately run on tablets, hybrids and convertible notebooks.

Chromebook is no Windows killer

Once touted as Google's great white hope, it appears that Chromebooks are becoming a great white shark to the company's bottom line.

On-screen keyboard goes live for Google Chrome OS

Back in February, Google introduced its flagship Pixel device, a high-end $1,300 touch-screen Chromebook powered by a 1.8 GHz Intel Core i5 SoC. As previously discussed on TG Daily, The Pixel was greeted with enthusiasm by many in the industry, including none other than Linux founder Linus Torvalds.

Hon Hai signs up with Microsoft over patents

Hon Hai, parent company of electronics maker Foxconn, has signed a deal with Microsoft that will allow it to legally produce devices with Android and Chrome OS patents - the cash going to Redmond for each device.

Google says Chrome OS was "partially" exploited in hacking contest

Despite initial reports to the contrary, Google has acknowledged that its web-centric Chrome OS was partially exploited at its Pwnium 3 hacking contest two weeks ago by a researcher known as "Pinkie Pie."

Google's Chrome OS remains locked down and secure

Google's rapidly evolving web-centric Chrome OS managed to stave off hordes of hackers this past weekend at Mountain View's Pwnium (3) hack event.

Google's $3 million Pwnium 3 challenge focuses on Chrome OS

Although Google has made security one of the core tenets of Chrome, it freely admits that that no software is perfect, as security bugs have been known to "slip" through even the most thorough review process.

HP's Chromebook set for February launch

Hewlett Packard (HP) will apparently be launching a slick Chromebook on February 17.

Google Chrome OS to get Drive integration

Mountain View is preparing to integrate its new Google Drive Cloud-based storage platform with the upcoming version of its flagship Chrome operating system.

Chrome OS gets updated with Aura UI

Some techies are adamant about running Windows as their operating system of choice and would probably never even seriously considering loading another one.

Windows 7 to dominate PCs by the end of 2011

Microsoft Windows 7 remains on track to become the leading operating system (OS) in the PC market - running on approximately 42% of systems by the end of 2011.

It costs Samsung $334 to make a Chromebook

According to a recently published report, Samsung's cost of materials for the new Chromebook is just shy of $350.

Google’s Chrome OS says no to tablets

A high-ranking Google exec has reiterated that the web-centric Chrome OS - currently targeted at notebook computers - will not be migrating to tablets any time soon.

Xi3 touts Chrome OS-powered modular PC

Xi3 has designed a modular PC powered by Google's web-centric Chrome operating system.

Google preps offline access to Google Docs

You'll soon be able to access your Google Docs files even when you don't have an Internet connection.

Intel details Chrome OS collaboration

Earlier this week, Google debuted its first-gen Chromebook lineup by showcasing several devices from industry heavyweights Samsung and Acer.

Google assures Chrome OS is not a tablet platform

You may be confused about the difference between Android and Chrome OS. Here it is.

Google unveils Chrome OS-powered Chromebooks

Google's first open-source operating system for a traditional computing device will be debuting next month.