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Chromebook's college tour lets students try before they buy

Chromebook's college tour lets students try before they buy

Google is hoping to get students hooked on the affordably priced Chromebooks and the simplicity of its Chrome OS by taking the Internet-connected laptop on a tour of colleges across the U.S. Google is creating a Chromebook Lending Library where students can check out a Chromebook to check out the...
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Evernote, Vine and other Android apps now available for Chrome OS and Chromebooks

Google is taking a big step in offering Android features on its Chrome OS by allowing a few Android apps to run on Chromebooks for the first time. Google announced that four Android apps are the first to run on Chrome OS and can be downloaded from the Chrome Store. They include the note taking...
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First look at the Toshiba Chromebook 2

Toshiba added a 1080p IPS display to its latest Chromebook, and it's pretty glorious Right at the beginning of the IFA 2014 week, Toshiba pulled the wraps off its new Chromebook 2. Coming in two versions, it's the higher spec, Full HD 1080p Chromebook 2 we've taken a quick first look at here...
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Chrome for Android updated with Material Design

Chrome 37 is now available in the Google Play Store. Today's update is notable for bringing over a new look and feel the Material Design refresh we saw recently in Chrome Beta. Head to the Play Store and you'll find the following new features in Chrome: Signing in to Chrome signs you in to...
HP announces two new Chromebooks, including one powered by NVIDIA K1

HP announces two new Chromebooks, including one powered by NVIDIA K1

Amidst all the IFA madness, HP has announced two new Chromebooks coming to the U.S. this fall. The 11-inch model will be available October 5 for $279.99, with options for white and light blue color schemes. The 14-inch HP Chromebook in silver, orange, blue, or green will be $299.99 when it...
Chrome update for select Chromebooks brings multi-sign in support

Chrome update for select Chromebooks brings multi-sign in support

A new stable version of Google's Chrome OS has been released for select Chromebook models that brings with it a number of bug fixes and security fixes and also enables multi-sign in support. There are also some smaller changes as well, and the Chrome update is being rolled out now for all Chrome...
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Toshiba announces Chromebook 2: Full-HD display, 4 GB RAM for $329

Toshiba announced its second offering in the Chromebook segment, the Toshiba Chromebook 2, at the IFA today. Boasting a 13.3-inch screen size, the Chromebook 2 will be available in two configurations: an entry-level model with a 1366 x 768 display that retails for $249, and a higher-end model...
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What's all this stuff on the Chrome new tab window?

The new tab window on Chrome for Android helps you get more from your web browsing experience If there's one thing I love about Chrome, Google's web browser, it's that it can provide pretty seamless transitions between my desktop and mobile web browsing experiences. If I have to leave my...
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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...
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How to set 'Do not track' in Chrome

You can request for websites to not keep track of your activity when using Chrome When you browse the Internet, the sites you visit pick up bits of information about you and your online habits. Some information, like websites you've visited, may be shared with third parties. Those third parties...
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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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Chrome Beta has a new account switcher and 'Guest Mode' on Windows, Mac and Linux

The Beta channel of Chrome for Windows, Mac and Linux has just been updated to include a refreshed style of account switcher and a brand new Guest Mode. Chrome Beta 38 refreshes the look entirely of switching users, making it easier to share a computer using Chrome. You'll now get a quick drop-...
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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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China is working on a homegrown OS to replace current U.S. solutions

The government of China could launch its own PC desktop operating system sometime in October which could later be extended to smartphones and tablets, in a bid to compete with rival overseas systems from Microsoft, Google and Apple. The government controlled Chinese news agency Xinhua quoted...
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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...
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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...
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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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