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Today’s Top Tech Deals: Galaxy Note 20 Ultra for $900, $500 HP Mini-PC, and More!

Today's top tech deals include a lower price on the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, a $500 HP Mini-PC that'll get the job done, and plenty more! TONOR Computer Condenser PC Mic for a Low $13 Headsets can be great, but if you're recording a video or streaming, headsets can be annoying and sometimes not the best look....

AMD launches new Zen-based Ryzen processors for Chromebooks

After taking the world by storm with its "Zen"-based Ryzen desktop and laptop chips, AMD has now announced its first series of Chromebook mobile processors based on the Zen architecture. The new lineup of processors was designed in collaboration with Google and it promises up to 178% faster web browsing compared to the previous generation....

HP Elite Dragonfly G2 will come with Qualcomm X55 5G modem and Intel 10th Gen Comet Lake processor

At the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, HP Inc. has lifted the covers off the new HP Elite Dragonfly G2 — a minor update over the previous Dragonfly which was launched just a couple of months ago. The HP Elite Dragonfly G2 features Intel's 10th Gen Core vPro Comet Lake processors, along...

HP Chromebook x360 convertible launched in India in 12″ and 14″ variants

Chromebooks were formerly seen as cheaper alternatives to bigger or bigger and laptops. Apart from premium offerings like the last year's $999 Pixelbook, the availability of native support for the Google Play Store and Android apps on Chromebooks has helped change the perception to an extent. HP is among the manufacturers that spare some SKUs...

The HP TouchPad is back from the dead thanks to an Android 9 Pie custom ROM

The HP TouchPad is one of the most iconic tablets. It was initially released in 2011 with webOS, a mobile operating system that, in retrospect, was ahead of its time with features like gesture navigation. Just over a month after the TouchPad's release, HP announced that they would be ending support for all webOS devices,...

28 older Chromebooks now support Linux apps

More Chromebooks from Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and Samsung have received Linux app support. The change, which landed Thursday, will apply to some Chromebooks that released in 2015-2017, running Intel Braswell architecture and Kernel 3.18.As expected, the Chrome developers have dutifully backported Linux app support to [some more!] older Chromebooks. This update brings support...

Here’s a list of Chromebooks with Linux app support

Linux apps on Chrome OS made their debut on the Google Pixelbook at Google I/O this year. Since then, support has come quietly to more Chromebooks, new and old. Here's a list of all the Chromebooks that support the functionality.Linux apps on Chrome OS This is a new feature that allows users to start up Linux...

HP unveils its detachable Chrome OS tablet, the HP Chromebook X2

We have known for a while that Chrome OS tablets would soon arrive in the market. Acer announced its first Chrome OS tablet, named the Acer Chromebook Tab 10, a few weeks ago at a $329 price point. Now, HP has announced the world's first Chrome OS detachable tablet. It's called the HP Chromebook X2,...

HP Delivers Promise, Releases Open webOS Project

Many, many months ago, we brought you news that HP took a good hard look at webOS, and decided that the only plausible direction to take it in was to make it open source. We may never say this again, but good call HP. Considering that most media outlets openly speculated about when webOS would...

HP’s webOS Spotted Running on an EVO 3D; Open Sourcing Effort May Pay Off

Since HP announced the release of the webOS source code, the recently abandoned operating system has grown a rather loyal following. Progress has been made in homebrew development and in custom builds for webOS native devices. Many forum members have been clamoring for a port of webOS to Android devices for several months now. Initial...

Fruit Cake Maker Turns Your Motorola Triumph Into a ROM Factory

Most of the new development on XDA is in the genre of kernels and ROMs but every now and then a gem like this falls into our lap. Everyone meet Fruit Cake Maker. XDA user samcripp has released a tool that will, as he puts it: allow the user to create a picture perfect .img from...

Editorial: What Does the Future Hold for WebOS?

Since HP announced yesterday that it would contribute WebOS to the open source community, there's been a lot of uncertainty as to its future. Of course, it's nice to have another open source platform, and yes, WebOS hasn't been killed off, so that's the good news; what this means for the platform, developers, and, ultimately,...