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01
Sep

We need your help rebranding Flint OS!

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Hi All We are rebranding! Recently our trademark application for Flint OS has been challenged by a company with a similar name. Although they operate in a different market sector with a completely different product they have access to far more legal resources than we could ever hope to have. After trying to negotiate we […]

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06
Jun

How we Benchmark Flint OS

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With the recent news that Google is retiring the Octane benchmark now seemed like the perfect time to post some thoughts on the state of benchmarking and how we decide what to optimise for. When optimising Flint OS we have always looked to ensure the best overall experience not just maxing out a particular benchmark. […]

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09
Jan

Update on Flint OS RPi v0.2 based on Chromium OS r55

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Hi Everyone, I wanted to do a quick blog post to help set the scene and explain the work that has gone into v0.2 “Beetle” of Flint OS for Pi. There have been two streams of work to v0.2; the Kernel upgrade and Chromium upgrade. Our goals were to reach at least Chromium version r53 […]

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13
Jun

A future without apps? Google app streaming makes it possible!

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In November 2015, Google prototyped app streaming on a few select apps. Now it seems to be available for many apps in the Google mobile search results. App Streaming – it does exactly what it sounds like; instead of installing applications like we are used to, you tap a link to the content and Google […]

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12
May

Two spotlights in CES Asia 2016: VR and AI!

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On May 10th, the second annual CES Asia show kicked off in Shanghai. If you are a tech fan, you won’t be new to CES. Every January, the whole electronics industry makes an exciting pilgrimage to Las Vegas – the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. More than 375 companies from […]

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10
May

Is Chromium becoming the platform for the web?

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With Chrome becoming the most popular web browser on desktop recently, Chromium the open source project that powers it is going from strength to strength. The rapid release cycle of stable updates every 6 weeks and security updates when required, all silently in the background, has enabled Chromium to adapt to user feedback. We all […]

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06
May

What is the Most Popular Web Browser? Google Chrome!

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Internet Explorer has long been the reluctant choice of World Wide Web viewers, but today it has finally handed the crown of world’s most popular Web browser over to Google Chrome. According to Web analytics firm NetMarketShare, for the month of April 2016, Google Chrome overtook Internet Explorer as the king of desktop browser with […]

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05
May

What to expect on Chrome at Google I/O 2016?

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For those creative coders around the world, Google I/O is a dream come true. I/O 2016 is coming to neighbourhood where it all started 10 years ago: Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, May 18-20. What are we going to see at Google I/O 2016? Android N, Chrome OS, Virtual reality, Android Wear, Android Auto, Self-driving […]

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22
Apr

The Premium Chromebook are coming

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It looks like the consumer Chromebook portfolio is finally expanding outside of the lower end of the market (excluding the excellent pixel!)! We had the Dell Chromebook 13 released back in October 15 which set the bar high but aimed itself at business buyers and availability through consumer channels hasn’t been great. We now have […]

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22
Apr

Hello world!

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Having been a member of the Chrome community for many years, I have decided to co-found a company dedicated to supporting Chromium in its many guises and mainly Chromium OS. We are both hardcore Chromium Evangelists and having convinced friends and family of the benefits and seeing how much it has enabled them to remove […]

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