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The best Chromebooks, as of April 2015

They all run the same software, but there are big differences between these Chromebook models We've done our best to keep up with Chromebook coverage here at Android Central for a variety of reasons, not the least of which being that we use these machines every single day. We spend time with...
Chromebit is an entire Chrome OS computer in an HDMI stick

Google Chromebit packs an entire Chrome OS computer into an HDMI stick

If you've been looking for the easiest way to get Chrome OS onto your TV, Google's new Chromebit HDMI stick might be exactly what you need. Google has a new type of Chrome OS device, one that's designed to make it easier and more discreet than ever to hook up a TV. It's called Chromebit, and it'...
New Touch to Search feature to be rolling out in Chrome

New Touch to Search feature appears to be rolling out in Chrome for Android

Chrome for Android appears to be gaining some new functionality, Touch to Search, in a server-side update. Some users are noticing the ability to highlight text in Chrome on their Android devices and get access to other search results without leaving the page they are on. The new feature, Touch...

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ASUS Chromebook Flip (C100) review

This isn't the Chromebook for everyone, but it offers enough to be a compelling option for those who need ultimate portability. The quick take The Chromebook Flip is pushing the envelope of what we consider a "standard" Chromebook, with extreme portability, good components and the option to...
Google Store cuts Chromebook prices by up to $30 in Back to School promotion

Google Store cuts Chromebook prices by up to $30 in Back to School promotion

Google is looking to get students ready for the new school year with a back to school sale on the Google Store. In all, while Google is boasting price cuts on a number of products, it looks like the only new sales are on select Chromebooks from Acer. In total, you'll be able to save anywhere...
ASUS Chromebook Flip

ASUS Chromebook Flip specs

The ASUS Chromebook Flip is the first 10-inch convertible Chromebook, which means it can work as a traditional laptop but also fold into multiple positions, including a tablet-like mode that leverages its touchscreen capabilities. The external hardware is neat, but the specs running the show...
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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...
ASUS ChromeBook Flip C100

ASUS launches the 10-inch Chromebook Flip C100 convertible laptop

ASUS today launched the Chromebook Flip C100 convertible laptop. The new 10-inch Chromebook is a sleek new machine weighing in at under 2 pounds and is only 0.6-inches thick. Supporting up to 10 finger-input simultaneously on the IPS display, you're able to flip the screen around to use the C100...
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How to disable the Flash plugin for Chrome

Enough is enough. After years of dealing with Adobe Flash — be it performance issues or repeated security issues, with the latest zero-day fix dropping today in response to Sunday's "Hacking Team" revelation — it's time to disable Flash in Chrome. (Update: A third zero-day was announced on July...
Android tablet or Chromebook

Choosing between a Chromebook and a large Android tablet

Google now has two platforms for desktop-class computing, but which experience is up to the task of being a standalone laptop? While it may be easy to look at Chromebooks and mock them for being "just a browser" or look at an Android tablet and call it "just a big phone," it turns out there's...
Acer's all-in-one Chromebase is now available in the U.S. starting at $329

Acer's all-in-one Chromebase available this month in the U.S. starting at $329

Acer's new all-in-one Chromebase will be available this month starting at $329.99. Acer's latest entries into its Chrome OS lineup is available starting this month. The all-in-one non-touchscreen Chromebase will be available this month for $329.99, while the touchscreen variant will be available...
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How to merge and unmerge Chrome tabs in Lollipop

It's either the best or worst feature ever invented, depending on who you ask. Everyone uses their devices just a little bit differently, and the web browser is more often than not a perfect example of that statement. Chrome for Android offers many great features, including the ability to sync...
Xolo Chromebook

Indian vendor Xolo's first Chromebook now up for sale in the country for ₹12,999

Announced last month, Indian manufacturer Xolo's first Chromebook is now available for sale on e-commerce site Snapdeal for ₹12,999 ($204). The Chromebook features a 11.6-inch display with a resolution of 1366 x 768, 1.8GHz quad-core Rockchip 3288 CPU, Mali 760 GPU, 2GB DDR3L RAM, 16GB eMMC...

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