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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,...
ASUS C300 Chromebook

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...
Chromebooks!

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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64-bit Chrome desktop browser now available in beta

If you're hankering to live on the bleeding edge, a beta version of the desktop Chrome browser for 64-bit Windows 7 and Windows 8 systems is now available. No need to uninstall your existing version of Chrome, this one will haul in all of your existing settings painlessly. If you're interested...
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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 37 beta for Android released with Material Design update and more

Google has released the beta version of Chrome 37 for Android, which has some Material Design updates and more for the web browser. The change log includes: Material Design updates Simplified sign-in Lots of bug fixes and performance improvements! A quick reminder that you're not going to see...
Chrome updates

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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Doodles return to the tab page with Chrome 36 for Android

Chrome for Android will be updated to version 36 (36.0.1985.122) in the coming days. This release is notable for improving text rendering and more. When you see the update for Chrome for Android you'll be met with the following new features: Improved text rendering on non-mobile optimized...
Chrome for desktop updated with rich notification improvements

Chrome for desktop updated with rich notification improvements

The Chrome browser has been updated to version 36.0.1985.122 with a handful of notable features, plus a swath of 26 security fixes. Here's what's new. Rich Notifications Improvements An Updated Incognito / Guest NTP design The addition of a Browser crash recovery bubble Chrome App Launcher...
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Google will warn if a mobile site's lousy with Flash content

Google has announced it is adding a new feature to its search results that will indicate if a web page will have issues being viewed on certain mobile devices such as an Android smartphone or tablet. While the vast majority of web pages can be viewed in full on a modern mobile web browser like...
Acer C720 Chromebook

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...
Matias Duarte

Android in 2015: Bringing 'pure Google' to every screen

In the next year, Google wants to bring a single, consistent user experience to every screen you own — and Android is a central part of that plan This year's Google I/O developer conference was a massively Android-centric affair. The OS dominated the two-and-a-half-hour keynote presentation,...
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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...
Chromebook Screenshot

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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