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Hey Google goes quiet with Google Home and Chromecast outage

By Staff Writer 28 June 2018

Google had to sort out a major headache yesterday, as millions of Google Home and Chromecast users were left without service. FULL STORY >

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Acer unveils new Swift 3 and Chromebook Spin 15 at 2018 GPC

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 24 May 2018

The company's annual Global Press Conference happened in New York yesterday, with a swathe of new computing devices unveiled, including Swift and Chromebook options. FULL STORY >

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Over 20 million fake ad blockers have been installed from the Chrome store

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 19 April 2018

A new report from AdGuard found that a large number of ad blockers installed via the Chrome store were in fact being used for a botnet to manipulate the browser. FULL STORY >

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Reports suggest 4K display sporting Chromebook could be on the way

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 5 April 2018

The rumoured device is codenamed Atlas and could be revealed at Google I/O in May. FULL STORY >

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Acer Chromebook Tab 10 the first tablet with Chrome OS

By Staff Writer 27 March 2018

Google’s Chrome OS has been for the most part featured on its low-cost (at least some) Chromebooks. Now for the first time it has made the jump to tablets. FULL STORY >

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Get your beat on with Google’s Song Maker

By Staff Writer 2 March 2018

Do you have a couple of minutes to spare to make some music? FULL STORY >

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Acer debuts new Swift 7, Nitro 5 and Chromebook 11 at CES 2018

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 January 2018

Acer has gone full steam at CES this year, bringing three new notebooks for its different product lineups in tow. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft Office can now work on all Play Store-compatible Chromebooks

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 27 November 2017

Until now, the Microsoft Office suite has only been available on a handful of Chromebooks, but now they work on all Play-Store compatible offerings. FULL STORY >

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37 000 users downloaded fake AdBlock extension from Chrome Store

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 October 2017

A fairly worrying development for Google's verification process, as a fake AdBlock extension for Chrome was downloaded by 37 000 users. FULL STORY >

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The Pixelbook is Google's latest 4-in-1 notebook offering

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 5 October 2017

Dubbed the high performance Chromebook by Google, the new Pixelbook was a surprise arrival at last night's MadeByGoogle event. FULL STORY >

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Acer refreshes Switch 7, Spin 5 and Swift 5 at IFA 2017

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 31 August 2017

The Next@Acer press conference at IFA 2017 had plenty to offer notebook fans, with refreshed models arriving for the Switch 7, Spin 5 and Swift 5. FULL STORY >

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Future Chromebooks may feature Google Assistant key and fingerprint sensor

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 28 June 2017

Reports suggest the next Chromebook will introduce a Google Assistant key and fingerprint sensor. FULL STORY >

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Google plans to introduce new Chrome ad blocker next year

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 June 2017

Your Chrome browser should feature less annoying ad pop-ups next year. FULL STORY >

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New Surface notebook leaked ahead of today's Microsoft event

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 May 2017

With Microsoft expected to make a number of announcements at its event later today, images and video of a new Surface notebook have prematurely been 'released'. FULL STORY >

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Chrome now cutting power to background tabs

By Staff Writer 16 March 2017

Starting in version 57, Chrome will throttle individual background tab, helping to save power. FULL STORY >

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