Summary:

The new year rings in with a few new hardware developments with new machines rumored or leaked in advance of CES. There’s Chrome software news too though: You can run the bleeding edge Canary version of Chrome OS. Should you?

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The new year starts off with a new Chrome Show and this week there’s much discussion on new hardware in the works from Samsung, LG and Toshiba. A clever method will let you run the Canary channel of Chrome OS but it’s not for the faint of heart — or a Chromebook that’s a primary device. And our extension of the week is perfect for any new year’s resolutions of being more productive.

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Hosts: Chris Albrecht and Kevin C. Tofel

SHOW NOTES:

Rumor: Samsung to have a new ARM-based Chromebook soon with its octo-core processor

Hey, guess what: Chromebook are a thing! Everyone woke up thanks to the NPD Group report.

Tip: How to add iOS’s “Reader” function in Chrome for Android

Toshiba Chromebook gets leaked before CES

You can run the Canary version of Chrome OS but should you?

LG’s all in one Chromebase

Google steps in and lays down the law on Chrome Extensions

App / extension of the week: StayFocused

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