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How to fix Google Chrome black screen issues

Google Chrome started to act up weirdly on one of my machines recently. I noticed display issues at first; Chrome would not show the content of sites …

Google Chrome

Chrome 63 revamps Bookmark Manager w/ Material Design on Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS

Chrome 63 began rolling out to Android and desktop browsers last week with the usual security fixes and new developer features. On the latter platform, this update introduces Material Design to the Bookmark Manager.<p>Several versions ago, Google began updating various aspects of the browser with …

Google

Chrome Remote Desktop is now on a web browser

If you are one of if not the only “techie” in your family or circle of friends, you are most likely acutely aware of how difficult it might be to …

Software

Google Chrome 64 Adds Parallel Download Feature to Accelerate Download Speeds

Google Chrome browser on Android is constantly getting better with new features being added each day. Google Chrome 63 recently rolled out to the …

Google

Should You Buy Your Kids A Chromebook?

Do your kids, tweens and teens need a new computer? Are you wondering what type of laptop to purchase? Should you save money and buy your kids a …

Kids

Microsoft Office apps work surprisingly well on Chromebooks

Microsoft's mobile Office apps for Android recently starting supporting Chromebooks. And they're not half bad.<p>The thought of using Microsoft Office …

Microsoft

Acer Chromebook 15 (2017) review

A big Chromebook that's a big bargain<p><b>The Good</b> The Acer Chromebook 15 is a stylish notebook with a large 15.6-inch screen. It has a backlit keyboard, touchscreen and loud speakers. Battery life is long-lasting.<p><b>The Bad</b> The screen is dull. Chromebooks have inherent OS limitations you need to be aware …

Laptops

How to recover a Chromebook over USB

Chromebooks are generally easy, but sometimes you need to bring out the big guns to fix a problem. This is how to recovery a broken …

USB Type-C

Google releases web app version of Chrome Remote Desktop

Google is trying to phase out Chrome Web Store apps, in favor of more modern (and cross-platform) Progressive Web Apps. One of the most well-known …

Software

Google Rolls Out New Chrome Security Feature to Combat Microsoft - ExtremeTech

By on December 7, 2017 at 12:51 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The internet can be a marvelous …

Microsoft

How to Make a Bootable Chrome OS USB [Guide]

A computer’s value to a person is all the data it contains, which is stored in the secondary memory – the hard disk. So, while carrying around a 4GB …

Chrome 63 adds new flags page, prepares Chrome Home UI for wide rollout, and more [APK Download]

Article Contents<p>1 Chrome Home<br>• 2 New flags page<br>• 3 'Minimal UI' for web apps<br>• 4 Other features<br>• 5 APK Download<p>It's that time of the month again - Google has …

Google

How to use Instant Tethering with your Chromebook

Instant Tethering is a feature designed to enable to the clunkiness of signing into a portable hotspot. Here's how to set it up!<p>Public WiFi is pretty …

Google

Google Chrome now supports ‘Smart Text Selection’ on Android Oreo devices

Android Oreo brings a lot of subtle improvements to Google’s OS, and one of the features that often floats under the radar is Smart Text Selection. Now, the latest stable version of Chrome for Android supports that feature.<p>If you’ll recall, Smart Text Selection in Android Oreo is designed to give …

Google

Chromebooks in 2018: Ready for take-off?

Chromebooks account for a small percentage of the PC market, but shipments are on the rise. Will the trend continue, or will Microsoft's Windows 10 S …

Microsoft

Google wants Progressive Web Apps to replace Chrome apps

The Chrome Web Store originally launched in 2010, and serves a hub for installing apps, extensions, and themes packaged for Chrome. Over a year ago, …

Software

The best Chromecast speaker

<i>By Brent Butterworth</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After a blind listening test and more …

Audiophile

Google's New Chromebook Offer Comes With Netflix For Free

Google‘s newest Chromebook offer comes with Netflix for free for an entire six months. There is a catch though. This is an offer which is only good …

How to run Firefox Quantum on a Chromebook

Is Firefox a worthy replacement on ChromeOS? Jack Wallen answers this question and walks you through the process of installing Firefox …

Software

5 Do's and Don'ts for a Chromebook Rollout

Chromebooks are becoming the go-to computing device for K–12 schools, as <b>officials are increasingly drawn to the ­platform’s low price</b>, ease of use, …

Education

Chromebooks To Get Dictation Thoughout Chrome OS Soon

In a recent article from Chrome Story, we’ve learned that system-wide dictation is set to come to Chrome OS in the future. The commit we’re looking …

Google

HDR Video Playback Support is coming to Chrome for Android

The proliferation of High Dynamic Range (HDR) video is the next step in improving video quality for all. HDR significantly improves the luminosity …

Mobile Development

Google offering 6 months of Netflix for free with Pixelbook, Samsung Chromebook Pro/Plus

Chromebooks often come with enticing offers, mostly involving Google’s own products. A Google Play gift card here, a few hundred gigabytes of Drive storage there, it’s all been done. But now, Google is offering 6 months of Netflix with a select few Chromebooks.<p>As highlighted on the Chromebooks …

Google

How to enable Night Light blue light filter on Chrome OS

Night Light is a feature that lets users avoid eye strain when using a screen late at night, and it is now available for Chrome users.<p>As someone who …

Google

How to change your software channel on Chrome OS

Chrome OS has a stable, beta and developer channel. Here's what they mean and how to switch between them.<p>One of the greatest strengths of Chrome OS …

Google

Chrome for Windows will start blocking third-party software injections in 2018

Next year is going to be big for Chrome, if you believe everything Google has announced so far: going to war against low-quality ads, autoplaying content with sound, and unwanted redirects. The company today added a smaller, but still significant, initiative to its to-do list: reducing Chrome …

Google

Trackpad Pinch Zoom Working on Pixelbook, Samsung Chromebook Pro, Plus

We reported on pinch zoom being worked on for four Chromebooks back in August: The 2015 Chromebook Pixel, Samsung Chromebook Pro, Plus, and the …

InterAct

Observations on Chrome OS, Android apps, and Google’s ecosystem

It’s been well over a year since Google officially announced that Android apps were coming to Chromebooks. A number of models have shipped with the new software, but many are still waiting, and may be for a while longer. My own Asus Chromebook 14 received the update a couple of weeks ago, and I’ve …

Android Apps

Crackle added to Google Home’s collection of Chromecast-enabled partners

Just yesterday I wrote a piece voicing frustration over the lack of progress Google has made in bringing features promised half a year ago to Home. Now, the company has added another new service from the promised list — Crackle.<p>Integrating Crackle to Google Home is simple, and it’s actually already …

Google