Android and Chrome will remain separate says Schmidt

This has been a big month for Android loyalists with some significant changes happening at Google. About a week ago, we learned that Android kingpin Andy Rubin had stepped down from his role leading Android. Google announced that Rubin would be replaced by Sundar Pichai as the head of Android.

Google Now extension spotted in Chromium

We have seen signs that Google Now was heading to Chrome, however this latest bit has arrived with little room for speculation. Basically, a Google Now extension has shown up for Chromium users. The one catch, the extension is not yet functional. Trying to stay on the positive side though, this does appear to be a fairly clear sign that Google Now support is coming to the desktop.

Android and Chrome: No merge in sight

There has been ongoing talk about Google merging Android and Chrome. Despite seeing some crossover such as the touchscreen display being added to the Chromebook Pixel, or peripheral support being improved back in Honeycomb -- Google is not pushing to merge the platforms anytime soon. In fact, Matias Duarte recently spoke with SlashGear and said that the "two platforms meet different needs.”

Chrome for Android update adds background audio and more

If you happen to have an Android device running Chrome, you may want to head over to the Play Store and grab this latest update. The update is for Chrome 25, specifically for version 25.0.1364.123 and it has brought some new features along with some notable improvements on existing features.

Google Chromebook Pixel: Justify the cost by considering the extras

Google officially announced the Chromebook Pixel and despite the decent set of specs, it is hard to ignore the price tag. We covered the Chromebook Pixel here in this post, however for those who missed that -- the price is $1,299 for the Wi-Fi only model and $1,499 for a model equipped with LTE. The LTE model also has double the storage as compared to the Wi-Fi only model, but that is beside the point. The point here is that these are some expensive Chromebooks.

Google Chromebook Pixel announced for $1,299

Today Google has just unveiled their brand new Chromebook Pixel. The rumors and leaks from earlier this month turned out to be accurate, and the Mountain View company has just detailed and launched the next evolution in Chromebooks. The Pixel certainly comes at a price, but has tons of amazing features you won't want to miss. Read on for more details.