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Five things you need to know about your new Chromebook

Getting started with a new Chromebook? Here's where to begin. So you just got a new Chromebook? Awesome! They make for a great little laptop, and are a favorite of many of us here at Android Central. We use them both for work and play (I'm writing this on one) because they are ultra-portable...
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Weekly poll results: The Chrome browser is king of the hill

Other great web browsers for Android exist, but most people seem to love Chrome. Last week we asked about web browsers. Specifically, which browser everyone was currently using. We were pretty sure the numbers would show that Google Chrome for Android has a pretty high following, but we didn't...
Chromebook Pixel gets new processors, USB-C ports

Chromebook Pixel updated with latest Intel processors, USB-C ports and charging

The top-end Chromebook Pixel today got a spec bump with the latest 5th-generation Intel Core processors and USB-C ports. The new Pixel looks a lot like the old, maintaining the same slab styling as its predecessor. But it's still subtly different, measuring nearly 1mm thinner and 0.1 pounds...

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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...
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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...
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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...

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