This week in Chrome news: Play Music, Photowall, Google Now, and more

Mar 28th 2014 a 8:36pm by Edgar Cervantes

If you thought last week’s Chrome news were awesome, you will be surprised by all the awesome things that happened this week! Here are the hottest topics this week.

Show us your theme in our Chrome forums!

Mar 28th 2014 a 5:34pm by Edgar Cervantes

Last week we went over some of the hottest threads in the Chromespot forums. There were some pretty fun topics in there, but we thought we would do something a little different this week. Why don’t we show off our themes?! There are many themes out there, with all kinds …

Samsung Chromebook 2 official page shows up – almost ready for launch?

Mar 28th 2014 a 4:11pm by Edgar Cervantes

The Samsung Chromebook 2 is one of the most anticipated Chromebooks of the year, and it seems it’s almost ready to be released! Will you get one?

How Google handles police investigations and warrants

Mar 28th 2014 a 3:01pm by Edgar Cervantes

Ever wondered how Google handles police investigations that require your data? Google has put together a very neat video showing you just how it’s done!

You can now rearrange your Google Bar shortcuts

Mar 28th 2014 a 12:47pm by Edgar Cervantes

The Google Bar is pretty cool, but it is still a work in progress. Today Google has fixed one of the most annoying issues. Click through to find out more!

The 53 best Chromebook keyboard shortcuts

Mar 27th 2014 a 7:32pm by Edgar Cervantes

Those who want to dig deeper into their Chromebooks will want to learn some of the many keyboard shortcuts that exist for Chrome OS. Here are the best ones!

Chromebox users can now adjust monitor brightness with keyboard shortcuts

Mar 27th 2014 a 5:52pm by Edgar Cervantes

Chromebox users can now control screen brightness straight from the keyboard’s brightness keys. Click through to find out all the details!

Chromebook settings will no longer look like a browser

Mar 27th 2014 a 5:02pm by Edgar Cervantes

Isn’t it annoying that your Chromebook settings look just like any other browser tab or window? It makes settings confusing to many new users, and it soon will be fixed.

HOT DEAL: refurbished Acer C720 for just $150!

Mar 27th 2014 a 4:24pm by Edgar Cervantes

The Acer C720 is popular for being one of the most affordable Chromebooks out there, at $199. This is one hell of a deal, but you can get it for even cheaper.

Dell will pay Microsoft for using Chrome OS and Android?

Mar 27th 2014 a 4:02pm by Edgar Cervantes

Dell has reached a deal with Microsoft, and will pay them royalties for using Chrome OS and Android. Do you think this is fair?

Slingbox support will bring live TV to the Chromecast

Mar 27th 2014 a 12:35pm by Edgar Cervantes

Slingbox allows you to use your TV from any device (or location), which made it a very popular product. Wouldn’t it be amazing if it supported Chromecast?

Register for Google IO on April 8-10, here are the details

Mar 26th 2014 a 5:31pm by Edgar Cervantes

Google has just published the and the day to sign up is getting closer and closer. In fact, they have also announced when people will be able to sign up.

Upload to Google Play Music straight from Chrome and Chromebooks!

Mar 26th 2014 a 4:36pm by Edgar Cervantes

This is huge news. You can now upload music from any Chrome browser… including Chromebooks! Click through to find out how to set it all up.

ASUS Chromebox now available in Canada!

Mar 26th 2014 a 3:17pm by Edgar Cervantes

The ASUS Chroembox is one of the hottest Chrome OS devices right now. Its price, compact design and upgradeability make it an awesome option. And now you can get it in Canada!

Chromecast said to be released in Australia on May

Mar 26th 2014 a 2:22pm by Edgar Cervantes

Chromecast has started its world tour, now available in 11 countries outside the USA, but that isn’t enough. We need to take it all over the world, and it seems Australia is next.

Google Drive now lets you edit images in Slides and Drawings

Mar 26th 2014 a 1:04pm by Edgar Cervantes

Drive is becoming much more complex as it continues to be updated and with the latest update you can even edit images from Slides and Drawings.

Chrome Canary update: improved App Info dialog

Mar 25th 2014 a 7:05pm by Edgar Cervantes

The new experimental App Info feature for Chrome continues to be improved. This allows you to see all your app details without accessing the settings or other complicated menus.

HOT DEAL: Get the HP Chromebook 11 for $30 off

Mar 25th 2014 a 6:39pm by Edgar Cervantes

Have you been thinking of buying an HP Chromebook 11? You might want to take a look at this $30-off coupon!

What is the difference between Chrome apps and extensions?

Mar 25th 2014 a 6:14pm by Edgar Cervantes

Do you know what the difference between Chrome hosted apps, packaged apps and extensions is? Click through to find out.

Google now bringing more support for Windows Phone users

Mar 25th 2014 a 3:13pm by Edgar Cervantes

In the midst of the mobile wars, companies still have to play nice with each other if they want their services to be widely used. This is why most of Google’s apps are in iOS, but Windows Phone hasn’t been as lucky (yet). Things are definitely getting better for Windows …