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Back to school: The best Chromebooks to consider for young students

Chromebooks are a fantastic learning tool for children, and you won't break the bank buying one for the student in your life. Choosing to buy a computer for a younger student making their way through elementary or middle school is more of a necessity than a choice nowadays, but you'd be right in...
Dell's Chromebook 13 will be available starting September 17

Dell's Chromebook 13 offers higher-end specs starting at just $399

Dell and Google have unveiled the Chromebook 13, an all-new Chromebook which aims to bring higher-end specs with a more affordable price tag. Currently, consumers have entry-level, affordable Chromebook's like the ASUS Chromebook Flip, or a high-end, expensive option like the Pixel. Dell hopes to...
Acer C740 Chromebook

Acer C740 Chromebook review

It's hard to argue with Acer's approach, making small changes to a best-selling model, but this Chromebook is starting to show its age. The quick take The C740 Chromebook is a basic upgrade over the best-selling C720, making just a few tweaks to the model released almost two years ago. The...

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Google talks improved memory management and performance in Chrome 45

Google talks improved memory management and performance in Chrome 45

Google has taken to a blog post today to talk some of the performance improvements included in Chrome 45 for desktop. Included in the changes is a new aggressive memory cleanup technique and, perhaps most importantly, smarter handling of restored tabs. From Google: Now, Chrome is smarter...
Acer R11 Chromebook

Acer's new R11 Chromebook is its first convertible, coming in October for $299

Acer has just announced its latest Chromebook, the R11, at the IFA show in Berlin. The Acer R11 Chromebook is the first "convertible" Chromebook from the manufacturer, in that the screen rotates fully around to the back of the laptop to give you a tablet-like experience. The 11-inch...
Lenovo Chromebook 100S

Lenovo's latest Chromebook is the 100S, available in October for $179

Though it hasn't made a ton of Chromebooks in the past, Lenovo unveiled its latest Chromebook model coinciding with the IFA conference in Berlin. The Chromebook 100S is a lower-end model starting at just $179, coming in at 2.6 pounds with an 11.6-inch HD display, Intel N2840 processor, up to...
Chrome had previously announced that it would begin pausing Flash ads by default in an effort to improve overall performance for users, and that change is about to begin

Chrome to begin pausing Flash ads by default on September 1

It was previously announced that Chrome would begin pausing Flash ads by default in an effort to improve overall performance for users, and that change is about to begin. These changes will begin to roll out starting September 1, meaning that the ads will no longer auto-play on pages. Most of...
Apple event — don't not look at this in chrome you will go blind

Apple's Sept. 9 event streamable on Safari and Windows 10's Edge browser — but not Chrome

Apple's doing things on Sept. 9 in San Francisco — our pals at iMore will be there and all over that one. For those of us not at the event, it'll be livestreamed. But unlike previous events, you won't have to be using Safari to watch it. Yes, Apple has finally done the right thing and increased...
Vysor is an interesting new way to control Android from your computer

Vysor is an interesting new way to control Android from your computer

There are a couple of ways to remotely view and control your Android from a desktop, but none of them are particularly easy to use. Some require root access, some require subscriptions, and some aren't really worth using due to low framerates and overall quality. The mind behind Rom Manager,...
Dell's Chromebook 13 will be available starting September 17

Dell's Chromebook 13 offers higher-end specs starting at just $399

Dell and Google have unveiled the Chromebook 13, an all-new Chromebook which aims to bring higher-end specs with a more affordable price tag. Currently, consumers have entry-level, affordable Chromebook's like the ASUS Chromebook Flip, or a high-end, expensive option like the Pixel. Dell hopes to...
Chromebook

Back to school: The best Chromebooks to consider for young students

Chromebooks are a fantastic learning tool for children, and you won't break the bank buying one for the student in your life. Choosing to buy a computer for a younger student making their way through elementary or middle school is more of a necessity than a choice nowadays, but you'd be right in...
Acer C740 Chromebook

Acer C740 Chromebook review

It's hard to argue with Acer's approach, making small changes to a best-selling model, but this Chromebook is starting to show its age. The quick take The C740 Chromebook is a basic upgrade over the best-selling C720, making just a few tweaks to the model released almost two years ago. The...
Back to School Chromebooks

Back to school: The best Chromebooks to consider for college

You'll be surprised how much schoolwork you can get done on a Chromebook, and appreciate the cost savings at the same time. Chromebooks have proven to be an extremely valuable tool for schools teaching younger children that want to introduce them to technology, but they have also shown to be a...

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