Google One cloud storage is available for all today

Google One storage was an invite-only but as of today, Google says it’s available for all in the U.S. Even better: there are few more goodies for Google One users.

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Why is the Android version of Microsoft Excel not compatible with Chromebooks? (Updated)

The Android version of Excel can’t be installed on a range of Chromebook models, including my Pixelbook. This situation has been going on for nine months, which is nearly nine months too long.

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Can you happily use a Chromebook and an iPhone? Yup.

When I’m out working with my Pixelbook and iPhone X, people often come up to me and ask: “How can you use an iPhone with a Chromebook?” It’s actually pretty easy and not that bad of an experience.

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Google video shows Chromebooks don’t suffer from bad user experiences found on Windows, Mac computers

Google is highlighting the modern approach of Chromebooks with a short video that takes a more aggressive marketing stance against competing desktop platforms. It’s about time!

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Video: How Project Crostini works to run Linux apps on Chrome OS

The New York Linux User Group recently had a pair of special guests: Googlers David Reveman and Zach Reizner. Reveman and Reizner presented all of the nuts and bolts put together for Project Crostini, with the discussion captured on video.

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Meet Wand: A detachable Chromebook with batteries in the keyboard base and tablet display

Say hello to Wand: A detachable Chromebook device that will have a battery in both the screen and the keyboard base. We might see longer run times as a result, plus a less “top heavy” Chromebook with removable tablet display.

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Need more Drive storage for your Chromebook? Google One makes it cheaper

Google Drive consumer storage will become Google One with some plan changes, and a new plan. Even better: You don’t have to create a shared folder for your family to spread that space out. It will be easier to natively share the cloud storage capacity between five people.

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Why people (wrongly) assume Chromebooks have to be inexpensive

Almost every time I tweet about or mention the Pixelbook I purchased a few weeks ago, I inevitably hear that the device costs too much. But Google has always focused Chrome OS and Chromebooks on what it calls the “three S’s” — Simplicity, Speed, and Security — for a range of markets.

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