Chrome OS What is it?

Chrome OS is an operating system designed by Google that is based on the Linux kernel and uses the Google Chrome web browser as its principal user interface. As a result, Chrome OS primarily supports web applications. Chrome is very stable and very secure. It is perfect for an individual or group that uses Google apps or other web apps. When using Chrome OS the user…

Run Linux Apps In Chrome OS

Chrome OS is perfect for an individual or group that uses Google apps or other web apps but sometimes you may need a stand-alone application. That’s when you break out the Windows or Mac machines but maybe no longer. You can run full Linux apps inside of Chrome OS using Flatpak a software utility for software deployment, package management, and application…

What is a Chrome OS?

Chrome OS is an operating system designed by Google that is based on the Linux kernel and uses the Google Chrome web browser as its principal user interface. As a result, Chrome OS primarily supports web applications The first Chrome OS laptop, known as a Chromebook, arrived in May 2011. Initial Chromebook shipments from Samsung and Acer occurred in July 2011. Chrome OS is only available pre-installed on hardware from Google…

New CloudReady – Build A Chromebook

CloudReady is an operating system built and maintained by Neverware. Based on Google’s open source Chromium OS, CloudReady uses web apps and cloud storage instead of traditional software and local storage. Neverware is a venture-backed technology company that provides a service to make old PCs and Macs run like new. In February 2015 the company…

Turn your old computer into a fast Chrome OS device in minutes!

Neverware’s CloudReady can turn an older computer into an extremely useful device by installing the Chromium OS. It basically turns that doorstop into a Chromebook or Chromebox. To get started you need any desktop or laptop computer with 2 gigs of RAM although some may not work fully. Check the CloudReady Certified Hardware list. If your hardware…

More on Chrome OS Devices

Like we talked about last month Chrome OS is an operating system based on the Linux kernel and designed by Google to work with web applications and installed applications. Chrome OS is built upon the open source project called Chromium OS which, unlike Chrome OS, can be compiled from the downloaded source code. Chrome OS is…

Chromebox

A Chromebox is a personal computer running Google’s Chrome OS operating system. The device is a desktopvariant of the Chromebook laptop. Like its cousin the Chromebox only runs web applications and Chrome extended applications. Chromeboxs usually have faster processors more RAM more USB ports and ethernet in addition to WiFi. The Chromeboxs like Chromebooks are also manufactured by…

Chomebooks

A Chromebook is a laptop running Chrome OS as its operating system. The devices are designed to be used primarily while connected to the Internet, with most applications and data residing in “the cloud“. A Chromebook is an example of a thin client. Chromebook are manufactured by many companies including Samsung, Dell, HP and Acer.

What is Chrome OS?

Chrome OS is an operating system based on the Linux kernel and designed by Google to work with web applications and installed applications. Chrome OS is built upon the open source project called Chromium OS which, unlike Chrome OS, can be compiled from the downloaded source code. Chrome OS is the commercial version installed on specific…

Chromebit

Just like the aforementioned items Chromebook, etc. the Chromebit is a Computer running the Chrome OS. It does web and web-apps only. The difference is the Chromebit is only 12 centimeters long and plugs into an HDMI port of a TV. The Chromebit requires a bluethooth keyboard and mouse to operate it.