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Acer launching new affordable Chromebox CXI line next month

Acer launching new affordable Chromebox CXI line next month

Acer today announced a new Chromebox line of products, perfect for education, small businesses and those who are seeking a sleek, yet affordable machine running Google's OS. The devices themselves have a super small footprint with a compact chassis to keep sizes to a minimum, while enabling users...
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Chrome browser can now be downloaded and used legally in Cuba

Residents in Cuba can now download and use Google's Chrome web browser legally for the first time allowing the few Internet users in that country access to the software. In a post on the company's Google+ page it stated: "U.S. export controls and sanctions can sometimes limit the products...
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The Best Chromebook you can buy in August 2014

The best of the best We love Chromebooks here at AC. We use them for having some fun on the web as well as getting our work done, and know from experience that they are the best "walking around" laptops you could ever want in your backpack or messenger bag. In fact, if (when?) Google gets a few...
ASUS C300 Chromebook

ASUS C300 Chromebook review

The first Chromebook out of ASUS offers solid hardware and a fantastic price, but is set back by performance shortcomings Chromebooks have used a variety of processors over the years, but there's no doubt that the most powerful and successful models have always packed Intel inside. ARM...
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Top 10 Chromebook tips and tricks

If you love Chromebooks like we do you'll want to see these tips and tricks to make the most of them Millions of people are using Chromebooks, but despite their simple and "for everyone" nature not every powerful feature is easy to access. Every Chromebook (or Chromebox) is a powerful tool that'...
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Hacking your Chromebook is fun and easier than you think

It's easy to make your Chromebook more than the sum of its parts A Chromebook can be a great purchase even if you never step outside of Google's trusted environment. They are some of the best web machines ever built, require almost no software maintenance, and come in a myriad of different...
Acer Chromebook 13

Acer announces Tegra K1-powered Chromebook 13

A new entry into the ARM Chromebook market that has plenty of potential Acer is expanding on its Chromebook lineup today with a new ARM-powered option that's the first Chromebook to make use of NVIDIA's Tegra K1 processor. The Acer Chromebook 13 is the second Chromebook from the manufacturer,...
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Amazon knocking $20 or more off Chromebooks in back-to-school promotion [update]

Update: It looks like Google Play is also running a $20 Chromebook discount right now. If you prefer to pick one up from there, have at it. Original story: There's no doubt that Chromebooks and Chromeboxes are great machines for an education setting, and Amazon is capitalizing on that fact with...
Acer C720 Chromebook

Pick up a refurb Acer C720 Chromebook for $129 from Groupon

Groupon has a solid deal for an 11.6-inch Acer C720 Chromebook right now, offering up refurbished units for just $129 (with free shipping as well). That's $70 off the MSRP of $199, and an all-around great deal if you've been looking to pick up a Chromebook as a second (or third) computer. This is...
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64-bit Chrome desktop browser now available on OS X for early adopters

Google has quietly released a version of its Chrome web browser for OS X that finally supports the 64-bit version of the OS, just a few days after it released a version for Windows 7 and 8 PCs. Google has yet to officially announce the launch of its OS X 64-bit beta test, but the company has...
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Chromebook reviews: Find 'em all here!

A one-stop shop for all your Chromebook review needs We're all Google all day around here. We can't get enough when it comes to Android, and Lloyd happens to have a place in his heart for Chromebooks, too. We're big fans, and we just love seeing a platform like Chrome grow — and stumble — as it...
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Chromebooks 101

Confused about Chromebooks? We can help You've probably heard of a Chromebook. There's a lot of information out there about them — both good and bad — but it's a bit difficult to sort through it all and find out the basics about what a Chromebook is, what one can do, and if it's the right...
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Chrome OS update for Chromebooks delivers better touch support

Google has just rolled out an updated version of the Chrome OS for a variety of Chromebooks for different manufacturers. While there are several notable features and the usual bug fixes, better touch support is probably the most noteworthy component of this update. The update brings the build...
Project Athena is the Chromium team's experimental redesign of Chrome OS

Project Athena is the Chromium team's experimental redesign of Chrome OS

Material Design is Google's attempt to unify design across its products. We've seen the first of it with Android L, but it won't be too long before it shows up in other products. A screenshot for an upcoming experiment of Chromium OS, called Athena, shows what it might look like with a touch of...
Samsung Chromebook 2 (13-inch)

Samsung Chromebook 2 review

A laptop with a premium price that doesn't offer a premium experience When it comes to making Chromebooks, Samsung was there from the very beginning. Following in the Google CR-48's footsteps, Samsung entered the market in mid-2011 with the first Chromebook from a third-party manufacturer, the...
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Acer refreshes C720 Chromebook with Intel Core i3, 32GB storage

Acer has announced an updated version to its popular C720 Chromebook, this time around with Intel's fourth generation Haswell Core i3 processor. Starting at $349, the updated model provides faster performance, more base storage and delivers more battery life than last year's C720 that were...
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Los Angeles schools to offer students hybrids and laptops instead of Apple iPads

Los Angeles officials are looking to Chromebooks, Microsoft's Windows 8 and other hardware to complement its iPad offering in the education sector. Students in Los Angeles have enjoyed the use of iPads to aid with not only their education, but also social lives too thanks to easily bypassing any...
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LG Chromebase available for $349.99 or even less at some retailers

The LG Chromebase, the all-in-one Chrome OS PC, is now available for purchase for $349.99, or for even less at some online retailers such as Amazon and Newegg. The Chromebase, the first such all-in-one PC to run Google's PC operating system, was first revealed in December and was later shown...
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How to take a screenshot on a Chromebook

Whether you're giving someone a tutorial or just need to send off a quick picture, Chrome OS makes taking screenshots simple. There are plenty of reasons why you'd need to take a screenshot on any operating system, and Chrome OS is no different. Luckily Google has included comprehensive support...
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Google Hangouts video calls in Chrome won't require plugin anymore

All Chrome web browser users will be able to access video chats in Google Hangouts without the need to download a plugin, although it will take a little while for this feature to be fully implemented. The announcement was made today by Google software engineer Victoria Kirst, who stated:...

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