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Samsung is reportedly building a Chromebook with a detachable keyboard

For some time now, many believed that Google had abandoned all hope of optimizing the Android platform for tablets. In place of Android tablets, some speculate that the next iteration of Android tablets will, in fact, be Chromebooks.<p>Based on several recent changes to the Chromium Repository, it …

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Chrome OS Notifications To Get "Inline Reply" Support

Chrome OS notifications will soon get “inline reply” support. Currently, Android Apps on Chrome OS supports this feature. According to a new code …

Google

Firefox Quantum vs. Chrome: Which Is Faster?

Accompanying every new web browser version release is a flood of claims that it’s faster than anything else on the internet. And why not? In a …

Software

Chrome OS Adds New Keyboard Shortcuts to Move Active Window Between Displays

While some may still continue to dignify Chrome OS as the bare bones browser platform it once was, it has evolved to become much more over all these …

Google

Chromebooks & Chrome OS Deserve Some Credit (or Some Reasons Why I Love Chrome OS)

For the past year, much of the attention and focus around Chromebooks has been aimed at the addition of the Google Play Store and Android app …

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How to set up a Pixelbook for programming

Maybe don’t?<p>Well, I've really done it. I've taken a pure and unsullied Google Pixelbook, which at one time was fast and secure in all ways, and made it into a crashy mess. My crime? The desire to code.<p>I'm going to walk you through my process for converting this machine into something that's …

Linux

Asus Chromebox Review: Chrome OS Goes Desktop

The Asus Chromebox is a unique little system, even in the niche world of mini PCs. Released back in 2014, the Asus Chromebox isn't new, but it …

Laptops

40 Chromebook tips for maximum productivity

Chromebooks may be all about simplicity, but don't be fooled: Beneath their intuitive outer layer lies a web of advanced options. And you don't have …

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Chromebooks are soon to get a major boost in multitasking flexibility

Touchscreen Chromebooks are about to get a good deal more flexible when it comes to multitasking with apps in tablet mode, thanks to the introduction …

Google

Google Chromecast With VR Technology Is Improving Fitness

Google Chromecast, the affordable content streaming service can now be paired with Daydream VR headsets to create an immersive experience for users. …

Virtual Reality

Reset Chrome to Stop Automatically Opening Apps

iOS

Dear Google: Integrate Android and Chrome OS, or stop making $1,000 Chromebooks

We weren’t there in the meetings where Chromebooks were green-lit, but we can imagine they started as a bit of an experiment. The first ones were …

Google

[Update: Now in Dev channel as flag] Google adds split-screen snapping to Chrome OS tablet mode

• Update 1: 2017/11/11 3:39pm PST Split-screen in tablet mode is now available as a standard flag, so you don't need to put your Chromebook in …

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Chrome OS 64 adds ‘Split view’ flag for better multitasking in tablet mode and on Pixelbook

Back in August, Google began working on a split screen mode for Chrome OS devices in tablet mode. It addresses a primary complaint on touchscreen Chromebooks and is now nearing release. No longer requiring a shell command to enable, “Split view” is now available as a regular flag in the Chrome OS …

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What is Google Chrome?

Google’s Chrome is now the most used browser as of 2017, and due to this success more products with the “brand” name has been introduced to the …

Google

How to install Tor for Chrome for even more private browsing

If you want the anonymity of the Tor network, but would rather use the Chrome browser, you're not out of luck. Jack Wallen shows you how to make this …

Linux

Chrome will start blocking annoying website redirects

As part of Google’s ongoing effort to make ad-ridden websites more bearable, the company is introducing some new protections to Chrome. Over the next couple months, the browser will start blocking various types of annoying, unwanted redirects, where a website or ad suddenly loads a new page, either …

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Google Launches New Chromebook YouTube Channel

Google has been rather busy marketing their own hardware as of late and the #madebygoogle brand is becoming more and more visible in the consumer …

Google

CrossOver on Chrome OS lets you run Windows apps on Chromebooks

Supported on Chromebooks running Android 5.0 or later with x86 processors.<p>Over the past year or so, Chrome OS has gone from an affordable computing …

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Chrome users beware: A new "Catch-All" extension could steal everything you type

A malicious Chrome extension is spreading in Brazil, and it's capable of stealing everything typed inside a browser window. Here's what to look out …

Malware

Chrome Has a Malware Problem, and Google Needs to Fix It

Google's Chrome browser has been praised for continuously upgrading its own security. Chrome OS, which is based on the browser, is one of the safest …

Chrome Web Store

4 Ways Apps Help Users Get the Most Out of Chromebooks

Times have changed. Today, many organizations have lost their fear of the cloud, and Chromebooks, thanks to their <b>ease of management, low total cost</b> …

K-12

Chrome OS 62 Brings Krack Vulnerability Fix, More

Chrome OS 62 has been out for about a week and we saw a pretty wide rollout across the board. As most updates tend to go, this one was rolled out …

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64GB Samsung Chromebook Pro Pops Up At Best Buy But Is It Worth It?

Now that Google’s Pixelbook is making its rounds in the hands of users everywhere, we’re left wondering “what’s next for the world of Chrome OS?”<p>We …

Samsung

12 Best Android Games to Play On Your Chromebook

Now that (certain) Chromebooks run Android apps via the Google Play store, the gaming options for these laptops aren't as dry as they used to be, and …

Laptops

Acer Chromebook Spin 11 review: Nearing primetime for Chrome OS convertible tablets

With touchscreens becoming a standard feature in recently released Chromebooks, Google’s move to update Chrome OS with more touch-friendly optimizations — often borrowed from Android — is not all too surprising.<p>However, what’s surprising is how natural this updated Chrome OS feels, excelling on …

Laptops

Chromebooks: Why We Still Need Linux Via Crouton

<b>First things first:</b> I am fully-aware that Chrome OS is built on the Linux kernel and that the title of this article is a bit of a misnomer. If you …

Linux

13 Chrome Extensions I Use as a Digital Marketer

Google Chrome is a powerful tool for the digital marketer.<p>I use these Chrome extensions to help me research for content marketing, design artwork, …

Digital Marketing

How to unlock your Chromebook with an Android smartphone

One of the newest features to come to Chrome OS is the ability to unlock your computer using your Android smartphone. Setting it up is pretty straightforward, only requiring that you have both devices in hand. When finished, you will be able to get into your Chromebook by merely unlocking your …

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