Here’s how to find your Chromebook board name. This is useful to track Chrome OS releases and for recovery software.
How can you answer the question of is a Chromebox right for you without actually spending hundreds of dollars? There’s an inexpensive way to try Chromium OS on a Raspberry Pi and find out.
Parallels Desktop for Chrome OS brings Windows in a virtual machine to 9 more Chromebooks and Chromeboxes. AMD devices are on the list now too.
If I hadn’t just built a Windows gaming PC last summer, I’d consider this new Asus Fanless Chromebox that was quietly announced at CES 2021. A locked VESA mount solution and 10th-gen Intel chips are in every configuration.
Asus will start to sell its Chromebox 4 with 10th-gen Intel processors and WiFi 6 next month. The base model is $289 for a Celeron; pricing goes up from there based on choice of CPU, memory and storage options, which include faster SSD this time around.
While you won’t get all of the security, simplicity and speed of a Chromebook, the Raspberry Pi 400, paired with the Chromium browser could be a reasonable alternative for remote learning. And it starts at $70.
Chrome OS 86 updates started to arrive on Chromebooks, then stopped and now they’re back. It’s been a wild two weeks for the Stable Channel, but it looks like we’re back on track.
Windows 10 support on Chromebooks was announced in June and now HP is bringing it to the enterprise. Using Parallels Desktop and Chrome Enterprise, business workers can run Windows apps on or offline with a Chromebook.
Following experimental support for Linux on the Chromebook Pixel 2015 with Chrome OS 77, Google is moving the feature to eight other older Chrome OS devices.
Still rocking a Chromebook Pixel 2015 or other device from around that era? You’ve been missing out on Linux apps but that’s about to change with Chrome OS 77 next month, thanks to a kernel update.
Add another four devices to get GPU acceleration for Linux apps: A code change will bring it to the latest Chromeboxes, enabling light gaming functionality for Project Crostini.