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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...
Chrome tabs unmerged

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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Microsoft expands Skype for Web beta worldwide with 30 languages supported

Microsoft expands access to its Skype for Web beta to everyone in the world, not just the US and UK. Anyone in the world can now access Microsoft's Skype for Web beta test. The company has revealed it has expanded the reach of the beta worldwide after previously limiting the web client to just...
Google brings automatic pausing for Flash content to Chrome desktop beta

Google brings automatic pausing for Flash content to Chrome desktop beta

Google is looking to better your laptop's battery life by automatically pausing any unnecessary Flash content in Chrome. Google announced that it has worked with Adobe to bring a new feature to its Chrome desktop browser that automatically pauses Flash content that isn't essential to a website...
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...
Chrome OS stable channel update brings physical keyboard autocorrection and more

Chrome OS stable channel update brings physical keyboard autocorrection and more

Google has started rolling out an update to the stable channel for Chrome OS that brings a bug fixes, security updates, and a few notable features. The update brings Chrome OS up to version 43.0.2357.81 and adds a few new features such as autofill for credit card info stored in Google Wallet,...
Latest Chrome for Android update brings faster online checkouts, touch to search

Latest Chrome for Android update brings faster online checkouts, touch to search

Google announced the rollout of Chrome 43 for Android today, which brings faster online checkouts and more. Google says that Chrome 43 will begin rolling out on Google Play over the next few days, bringing with it a faster checkout process when shopping online, along with a new touch to search...
Chromebook

Over 5.7 million Chromebooks shipped worldwide in 2014, according to Gartner

The number of Chromebooks that shipped worldwide in 2014 totaled 5.728 million units, according to the research firm Gartner. Shipments of Chromebooks worldwide reached 5.728 million units in 2014, according to a new report from the research firm Gartner. 72 percent of those Chrome OS notebooks...
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The Chrome Android development team is holding a Reddit AMA at 6 p.m. EDT

Google's Chrome development team for Android will be ready to answer some questions later today during a AMA (Ask Me Anything) session on Reddit. If you have any burning questions about the current and future state of the Chrome web browser for Android, they might just be answered by members of...
Chrome Web Store to be only place to get extensions

Chrome extensions will soon only be available through the Chrome Web Store

Starting in July, the only place Chrome Windows and Mac users will be able to get extensions for the web browser will be from Google's official Chrome Web Store. Google stopped the sideloading of Chrome extensions for Windows users back in May 2014, and only allowed them to be offered via the...
Submit feedback on your browsing experience with Google's latest Chrome extension

Submit feedback on your browsing experience with Google's latest Chrome extension

Google has released a new Chrome extension today that allows you to easily submit feedback about the popular browser. Eager to give some feedback on Chrome for desktop while you're browsing away? Google has released a new extension for just that purpose called "Chrome User Experience Surveys...
Chrome for Android

Inside Google Chrome for Android

It comes pre-loaded with just about everything Android nowadays, and with good reason. Google has been changing the very nature of the web browser for a long time now. There are a lot of features we take for granted, both on mobile and desktop browsers, that exist because of Google Chrome....
Google's 'Password Alert' Chrome extension helps protect your Google account from phishing attacks

Google's 'Password Alert' Chrome extension helps protect your Google account from phishing attacks

Google has released a Chrome extension called "Password Alert" that notifies you when a website is phishing for your Google account password. With the Password Alert Chrome extension installed, users entering their Google account password anywhere other than accounts.google.com will receive a...
Chrome dev for Android

Chrome browser developer channel now available for Android

For those who like to live on the bleeding edge when it comes to software, Google has announced the Chrome developer channel for Android. It's a seperate install from Chrome (stable) or the Chrome beta channel, and can run along side both or either. Pretty much like the desktop version(s) of...

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