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Google Finally Lets You Mute Autoplay Videos In Chrome—Here’s How

For several months, Google has teased some updates for Chrome that aim to make surfing the web slightly less annoying. And on Thursday, Chrome …

Google

Google Chrome for Android will soon support Custom Download Folders

The Google Chrome browser is based on the open source Chromium browser project, and thanks to its open source nature, it’s possible to follow any …

Google

Amazon to start selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast

The e-commerce powerhouse adds five Apple TV and Chromecast devices to its online store, offering an olive branch to both Google and Apple.<p>Amazon said Thursday that it will again be selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast devices, two video-streaming gadgets the e-commerce giant removed from its …

Amazon

Chromecast is back on Amazon

Amazon will once again allow sales of Apple TV and Google Chromecast on its site, after banning them two years ago in an effort to promote its own Fire TV hardware to online shoppers. The addition of Apple TV is not surprising – Amazon and Apple came to an agreement earlier this year that included …

Apple TV

How to Switch Your Chromebook to “Mono” (So You Can Wear One Earbud)

On the majority of devices, audio is separated between the two speakers—this is called “stereo.” If you’re hard of hearing in one ear, or listen in …

Headphones

Buying a Chromebook? Here’s What You Need to Worry About

You’ve decided to buy your child a Chromebook, but there are a few things you’ll need to do to maintain parental control<p>“Time to get a Chromebook.”<p>That’s what my wife told me a few weeks ago, after our 9-year-old daughter embarked on a journaling bender, putting page after page of thoughts and …

Google Docs

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 …

iOS

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 …

Laptops

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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