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Microsoft claims to make Chrome safer with new extension | Ars Technica

A purported Edge advantage is now available in Chrome.<p>Chrome already provides effective protection against malicious sites: go somewhere with a poor …

IT security

Chromebook 'Alt OS' code hints at ability to dual-boot Windows

Chromebooks are awesome. But they’re also limited. For many people, it’s impractical to <i>only</i> own a Chromebook, because sooner or later they’ll have run a full-fledged Windows app.<p>That may someday be a thing of the past. As spotted by sleuthing redditor u/-nbsp-, it Google <i>might</i> be considering an …

Google

How to fix Gear VR audio issues on your Chromecast

A great addition to the Gear VR is the ability to stream your virtual reality session to Chromecast devices. This lets you take your personal VR view …

Virtual Reality

Google Rolls Out Family Link To Chromebooks

Well, it has been almost three months to the day since Google deprecated the Supervised User platform for Chrome and Chrome OS and needless to say, …

Android Apps

Chromebooks in education: Everything you need to know

A student needs a few basic things to get the most an education has to offer and a Chromebook is a great way to fulfill those basics. A big part of …

Google

Chrome OS may soon add a shortcut in the Files App to manage Google Drive files

Google’s Chrome OS has found success in key markets such as the education sector and as an affordable alternative to Windows. It has come a long way …

Google

Samsung silently releases updated Chromebook Pro with backlit keyboard

Samsung's high-end Chromebook Pro was one of the better Chromebooks released last year. The 12.3" 2400x1600 display was among the best I'd ever seen …

Consumer Tech

Does Chrome OS for tablet stand a chance?

The post Does Chrome OS for tablet stand a chance? appeared first on MobilityArena.

Google Play

Acer's Chromebox CXI3 mini-desktops give Chrome OS a good home

Google's Chrome OS has been reaching its tentacles out to new form factors over the last couple of weeks. As if to prove that the operating system is …

Kaby Lake

Should I Get A Chromebook? Quick Compare With Low-Cost 2018 iPad

After Apple announced a new iPad aimed at Chromebook customers, the question this week is, should you get a Chromebook or an iPad? Read on.<p>Though Chromebooks are starting to get consumers’ attention, customers are largely in the education market where the Google Chrome OS-based portable is an …

Consumer Tech

Atlas 4K Chromebook might also be a detachable

Google seems to be pretty busy shaping up Chrome OS to be a bigger threat to its rivals than ever before. After the first Chromebook tablet, the Acer …

Consumer Tech

How To Animate Your Chromebook Avatar [VIDEO]

With Chrome OS 65 rolling out a few weeks ago, we promised to cover some of the new features that were included in this latest update. Keeping to …

Animation

Here’s what we know so far about Google Chrome’s mobile article recommendations, the next major traffic driver for publishers

Two weeks ago, we published an analysis showing the rise of Google Chrome Suggestions(GCS) — suggested links that appear in any new tab of Chrome on mobile devices. In response, we received an outpouring of questions on Twitter and email. While other major referral sources are relatively …

SEO

Bug Fix: Android App Display Size Fixed In Chrome OS 65

At the end of 2017, an odd bug showed up in Chrome OS that caused some issue with users’ ability to control the size of elements on the screen in …

Apps

This is what the new Gmail will look like

Earlier today, we reported that Google was about to give Gmail a major facelift.<p>This update is said to include new features currently present in Inbox, such as smart replies and the ability to snooze emails. The update will also bring Gmail up to date with Google’s rapidly changing design …

Apps

Opinion: It's time for Google to retire Chromecast for Android TV

The Chromecast is one of the best products Google has ever made. It’s low price, small size, and reliability help make streaming video to your TV commonplace, rather than a party trick for the techies with money.<p>But it’s also time for the Chromecast to be retired, at least in its current form. If …

Televisions

15 tips and tricks for Chrome on Android (2018 edition)

Article Contents<p>1 #1: Copy the current URL faster<br>• 2 #2: Receive Facebook and Twitter notifications in Chrome<br>• 3 #3: Switch tabs with a swipe<br>• 4 #4: Enable …

Google

You Can Now Install Progressive Web Apps on Chrome OS

This post is from Chrome Story - Chrome OS Made Simple!The latest Canary version of Chrome OS has a nifty new feature. You can now install …

Apps

The ultimate Google Chrome Zoom guide

Google Chrome supports native zoom functionality that users of the browser may utilize to change the size of text and media elements such as images …

Software

HP takes on the iPad Pro with its way cheaper Chromebook x2 convertible

If you’re in the market for a large tablet, you couldn’t do much better than Apple’s excellent – if ridiculously expensive – 12.9-inch iPad Pro. But now, HP has a new contender in the game, in the form of its $599 Chromebook x2.<p>The 12.3-inch convertible device is the second Chrome OS-powered tablet …

IPad Pro

HP Chromebook x2 arrives as the first detachable Chromebook tablet

Well that didn’t take long. Less than two weeks after the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 was announced, HP launched the Chromebook x2: A Pixelbook-looking …

Consumer Tech

Finally, a Chrome Tablet Worth Getting Excited About

Companies keep trying to make tablets for education happen. Two weeks ago, Acer announced the $329 Chromebook Tab 10, a confusingly named slate …

IPad Pro

Google may give Chrome a Material Design 2 facelift for its 10th birthday in September

A reference to "Material Design 2" was noticed in a Chromium Gerrit commit back in February, which was made private soon after it was pointed out. …

Material Design

You can now check the current update states for every Chromebook

Unlike every other desktop operating system, Chrome OS updates are rolled out on a per-device basis, instead of being pushed to every Chromebook at …

Android News

Google Chrome adding fast emoji shortcut on Mac, Windows, Chrome OS

Emoji usage proliferates on phones and tablets because it’s very fast to bring up that virtual keyboard on Android and iOS. Now, Google Chrome is working on making it easier to use emoji on desktops thanks to a new right-click shortcut.<p>All desktop operating systems today have a way to bring up a …

Software

Chrome OS is testing a fullscreen launcher in tablet mode

It’s no mystery that Chrome OS is moving more towards a touchscreen-optimized interface. Google has been slowly adding more touch-friendly and …

Mobile Development

The first 4K Chromebook might be in the works

How many pixels does a Chromebook need? Google’s Pixelbook seems to have plenty, with a 2400 x 1600 resolution stretched across a mere 12.3 inches of LCD.<p>But what if you want more pixels? Since Google defines the high-end of the Chromebook market right now, you’re out of luck unless you want to try …

Android News

How to Make Sure a Chrome Extension is Safe Before Installing It

Much of Chrome’s power and flexibility comes from its huge ecosystem of extensions. The problem is that these extensions can also steal data, watch …

Software

Google is equipping more rural school buses with Wi-Fi and Chromebooks

Google today announced an expansion of its Rolling Study Halls initiative to over 16 additional school districts, giving “thousands” of students access to Wi-Fi and Chromebooks on their buses. Google has piloted the program in North Carolina and South Carolina over the last couple years, focusing …

North Carolina