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Google confirms that a second-generation Chromecast is on the way

Google’s first Android TV device is less than a fortnight away, however the company’s current television-friendly hardware appears to be doing just fine. In a recent interview with… 207 more words


ABI Research: Chromebook shipments up 67 percent quarter-over-quarter

A lot of people are buying Chromebooks, according to a recent report from ABI Research. Shipments for Google’s low-cost laptop alternative increased by 67 percent during the third quarter of 2014 when compared to the previous quarter. 115 more words


Google announces Security Key for 2-Step Verification through a physical USB stick

Google today announced it’s offering an enhanced two-step verification service that utilizes a physical USB key for users that are particularly concerned about security. The feature currently works in Chrome and is free to Google users, but Google notes it’s supporting the open Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) protocol from the… 195 more words


Chrome and Android get just that much closer with management shakeup

Sergey Brin has said in the past that Chrome and Android were likely to one day conjoin, but that it was likely going to be a slow process that occurred over time. 216 more words


Samsung refreshes its Chromebook 2 with an Intel Celeron processor and live tech support

Samsung released a new Intel-powered Chromebook today, as part of its Exynos-based Chromebook 2 series. The company’s new notebook ships with an 11.6-inch display, an Intel Celeron N2840 Bay Trail processor clocked at 2.58GHz, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of local storage space. 190 more words


Second-generation Chromecast passes through the FCC

Google’s first Android TV device is on its way, however the company’s current TV companion recently turned a year old and could soon be due for a replacement. 92 more words


$1600 Kickstarter campaign aims to turn Chromecast into multiplayer games console

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In what must be one of the smallest Kickstarter campaigns ever, a team of British developers called Concept96 is seeking just £1000 ($1600) to turn… 216 more words