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Some Chromebooks have finally been hacked to run Windows

Ever since companies started pumping out dirt-cheap laptops running Chrome OS, nerds on a budget have been trying to sideload Windows onto them. Thanks to the recent addition of Android apps to some Chromebooks, it appears that the aforementioned nerds have had some limited success. 223 more words

Apps & Software

Creating a ChromeOS recovery drive using Ubuntu

Running sudo linux_recovery.sh failed with an error about the config file:

ERROR: The config file isn't valid.

linux_recovery.sh downloads /tmp/tmp.crosrec/config.txt which contains the URL of the image to download. 98 more words

Ubuntu Linux

What the Chromebook/Android Merge Means for Classroom eReading

Google announced that they’re effectively merging compatibility between the ChromeOS and Android by making Google Play applications available on Chromebooks. Right now only a select number of Chromebook models have full access to the  Play Store, with many more devices to be added throughout the rest of 2016 and 2017. 145 more words

EBooks

Coding on Chromebook? Simple.

I have mixed feelings about Chromebooks. On one hand they are very basic, cannot run any applications, and generally have low memory. On the other hand, they are also very cheap, which is great when you need a computer for school; they also teach you that almost everything you could do using computer applications is now online. 276 more words

Technology

First announced at Google I/O 2016, Google has today released version 3 of its Google Cast SDK to developers. The new SDK significantly reduces the code required to add Cast support to your app, provides UI widgets that comply with the Cast Design checklist, a Cast notification and lockscreen controller on Android, and more. 142 more words

Google announces Cast for Education, Creative Apps for Chrome OS, public Expeditions availability, more

Coinciding with the announcement of Project Bloks, Google today introduced new updates and improvements to a slew of classroom tools at the ISTE education technology conference. 319 more words

Chrome OS Free Space Finally Shows Up in Storage Manager | ESIST

Image Source: Francois Beaufort

Chome OS has always been a thing I think of for people’s grandparents, or young students looking for their Fischer-Price My First Computer. 253 more words

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