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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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How to clear your browsing data in Chrome

You can protect your privacy and cover your tracks by clearing your browsing data in Chrome for Android We've all been here: A friend asks to borrow your phone (or just steals it), and you start to sweat, fully aware of what's lurking there in your browser history. What if they see that you're...
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NVIDIA and VMware partnering for powerful virtual desktop access on Chromebooks

NVIDIA and VMware, two companies with serious cloud muscle, have announced a partnership to take virtual desktop on Chromebooks to the next level. Currently in a "preview" stage, this new workstation-class virtual desktop tech leverages NVIDIA's GRID vGPU technology in conjunction with VMware...
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64-bit Chrome browser for Windows 7 and 8 officially out of beta

Google has released the 64-bit version of the Chrome web browser for Windows 7 and 8 into its stable channel, after first releasing a version in its beta development channel in July. This means that Windows users who have opted to get the 64-bit versions of the OS can now run a version of...
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ChromeADB server is the start of something wonderful

Until now, if you wanted to use ADB to "talk" to your phone you either installed the SDK, or copied files by hand, or used one of those toolkits (almost) everyone seems to love to recommend. On a Chromebook, things were even harder. Finding the right version of ADB and dependencies compiled for...
Chrome Autofill

How to use autofill forms in Chrome

When you log into your Google account within Chrome on any platform, Google syncs your history, bookmarks, settings, and almost all information saved within your previous browser sessions. (Assuming you've told it to, of course.) While it can be handy to have your previous history or bookmarks...
ASUS C300 Chromebook

Chromebooks just don't get the hardware they deserve

The economics may not work out in a way that we'll get great high-end Chromebooks As I've spent an increasing amount of time using Chromebooks over the course of the last year, reviewing several personally, I'm starting to get worried about the state of the Chromebook market. While there are...
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How to save data when using Google Chrome

You can use Chrome to save data, and this is how you get that going Unfortunately, I am on a limited data plan with my carrier. I know that most of you are probably in the same boat. And on limited data plans, data saved is data earned. Many popular music streaming apps have made it possible to...
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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...
Acer C720

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...
Why you should risk using Chrome Beta for Android

Why you should risk using Chrome Beta for Android

Chrome is quickly becoming one of the most popular web browsers in the entire world on most platforms. (And by many accounts, it already is.) When adding new features, testing functionality, or considering changing the way the browser looks and works, Google builds a completely separate version...
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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...
Chrome Mobile

How to change your default search engine in Chrome

Chrome may be made by Google, but you can choose to search with another provider if you wish Chrome, the built in browser on almost all Android devices, is Google's home-built browser for the mobile web. Google started packaging Chrome with Android so that users could have a more unified...
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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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