Google's Chromebook App Hub for students and teachers is live

We can argue about the merits and flaws of Chromebooks all day long, but one thing is clear: They've found a strong foothold in the education market. Indeed, today Google is announcing that more than 30 million Chromebooks are in use by students arou... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-06-19 13:30:00 UTC ]
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For Google, Chromebooks have not been quite the success the company was hoping for, firmly remaining a niche product. As part of a drive to boost popularity, the company announced last year that it planned to bring Android apps to Chromebook. But there is, of course, the question of which... Continue reading at Betanews

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Google will stop trying to make its iOS apps look like Android apps

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Publisher Trade Group Letter Calls Out Apple and Google App Stores in Antitrust Bills

Last week, a trade group representing major publishers including The New York Times, National Public Radio, News Corp. and Associated Press wrote to leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee advocating for two bills that would curtail the dominance of tech giants in the U.S. The Open App Markets... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Google lets Android apps use third-party payments in South Korea

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Algoriddim's djay iOS app uses Shazam to recognize and sync with live music

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Pearson reports 'strong rebound' as it launches student subscription app

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Google unveils holiday season savings on games, apps, books and movies

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Speakers from Google and Yoto join line-up for FutureBook Live

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HarperCollins Children's launches app for Google Assistant

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Google shares which Chromebooks won’t get a Meltdown fix

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Google reveals the biggest apps, games, movies, songs and books of 2017

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Google Play Books App Adds Discover Feature

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Here's what Android apps will be like on Chromebooks

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Why not all Chromebooks will get Android apps

Google is adding Android app support to Chrome OS, but your Chromebook might not get it. Despite Google’s promise of a five-year lifespan for Chromebooks, most Chromebooks released more than two years ago will be left out.Check Google’s list Google published a list of Chromebooks, Chromeboxes,... Continue reading at PC World

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For many students and teachers, the lessons of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' resonate

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E-Book App Oyster Is Closing Shop As Google Hires Its Cofounders

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Yahoo unveils new live video and texting app

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Google Rolls Out New Tools to Drive Mobile App Installs

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