The Android Play Store Update Is Now Officially Released – Wowzers

The Play store update is now available for two Chromebooks- play Android apps on the Asus Flip and Acer R11.

The Google Play store has finally graduated. The update is now finally available to the first few Chromebooks, but only two out of the trio. Gasp. That’s right. Google announced that it’s bringing Android apps over to Chromebooks via the Google Play store. The update, however, has always been in the developer channel because it … Read more

Yoga Books and Chrome OS – The Perfect Pair?

The Lenovo Yoga Book will run Chrome OS.

Yoga Books will be running Chrome OS. And it’ll be huge…based on Lenovo’s boast about the merge. Lenovo is a leading manufacturer of higher-end Chromebooks. While not all models are affordable, like Acer Chromebooks, Lenovo is known for their quality parts, build, and design. They’ve had many different types of laptop designs that revolutionized the … Read more

Acer Chromebook R13 Will Use a MediaTek Chipset – Not Intel

The Acer Chromebook R13 will feature a MediaTek chip.

A new chipset is in the works for Acer’s new Chromebook R13. Guess what chipset it uses? By chipset, I mean processor. It’s not ARM. It’s not Intel. It’s MediaTek. Specifically, the MT8173. Haven’t heard of them? Neither have I. After doing some research, the only information I could find is that they’re used in smartphones- … Read more