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Google's Pixelbook could soon run Windows 10

7 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

It looks like Google could be preparing the ground for its Pixelbook laptop to run Windows 10 natively. Of course, normally this top-end Chromebook runs Chrome OS, but native support for Microsoft's operating system could be in the pipeline, at least going by recent code commits pertaining to the Pixelbook as highlighted by XDA Developers. What's interesting here is that there is mention of testing with the Windows Hardware Certification Kit and Windows Hardware Lab Kit, which would seem to indicate that Google is readying the laptop to be officially certified and approved by Microsoft to...
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HP Chromebook X2 Receives Linux App Support In Canary

HP Chromebook X2 Receives Linux App Support In Canary

7 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Following Google's addition of Linux app support for Chrome OS and its own Pixelbook shortly after this year's Google I/O conference which took place last month, the same Linux treatment has now been given to the new HP Chromebook X2. The aforementioned device was released in April as the first Chrome OS notebook to be wrapped in a 2-in-1 format, boasting stylus support and a metal unibody design. The recent implementation of Linux apps is primarily aimed at developers and presently it can only be acquired by switching to the Canary channel.
The HP Chromebook X2 is now also the first...
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