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Acer's Chromebook 11 N7: Tough and economical

Acer's rugged Chromebook 11 N7 is a low-cost, touch-screen laptop that can handle being dropped, shaken and doused.

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Is Google pushing Apple out of U.S. classrooms?

Chromebooks are quickly becoming the standard device in U.S. schools while Apple’s market share continues to slide.

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How to remotely control your Windows 10 computer via Google Chrome

Google provides a free and powerful tool, Chrome Remote Desktop, that lets you connect to and control your Windows 10 computer over the internet. (It also works with Windows 7 and Windows 8.) The computer has to be running Chrome, of...

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Chrome for MacOS to block rogue ad injections and settings changes

Google has expanded its Safe Browsing service, allowing Google Chrome on macOS to better protect users from programs that locally inject ads into web pages or that change the browser's home page and search settings.

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13 reasons not to use Chrome

Chrome may be the world’s most popular browser, but it isn’t necessarily the best one

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New Chrome beta feature looks to make web apps as powerful as native ones

Progressive Web Apps in Chrome give users the advantages of a native app but without needing to visit the Play Store to download anything.

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Google has open-sourced Chrome for iOS

Developers looking to build a mobile browser for iOS can now start with Google’s Chromium project.

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10 frustrating Google Chrome irritations and how to fix them

These tweaks will help you stop accidental tab closures, update extensions, enable guest browsing, and make other improvements to the Chrome browser.

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13 top Chromebook tools for business

From collaboration apps to developer extensions, powerful add-ons help Chromebooks users get real work done

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Google's biggest hits, misses, and WTF moments of 2016

From hardware wins like Google Pixel and Home to epic fails like the confusion over messaging apps, here are Google's biggest moments of 2016.

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Chrome OS is coming to Lenovo's radically creative Yoga Book

The Yoga Book's innovative adaptive keyboard may be a good fit for schools, so Lenovo's planning a Chrome OS version for 2017.

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Android apps on Chromebook aren't ready for prime time

Acer's new Chromebook R 13 is worth a look, but the Android app experience leaves much to be desired.

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Android chief squashes rumors of Android merging with Chrome OS

Google SVP Hiroshi Lockheimer says Android and Chrome OS will eventually share more features but remain separate.

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22% off ASUS Chromebook C202 11.6" Rugged Water Resistant Design, 180 Degree Hinge - Deal Alert

ASUS Chromebook C202 features a 180-degree hinge, spill-resistant keyboards, and reinforced rubber wrapped frames that meet the daily rigors and intense usage at home or by students both inside and outside of the classroom.

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Contrary to reports, Chrome 55 continues to render Flash

Google has released Chrome 55, but contrary to reports the browser has not yet begun to block content rendered by Adobe's Flash Player.

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Chrome 55 pushes Flash into the background

Chrome 55 is here with the promise of defaulting to HTML5 instead of Flash for most of the web—though as far as we can tell that's not quite the case.

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First look: Android on Chrome OS is a poor fit

Even for a beta, the merger of Google's two operating systems is a disappointment that begs the question: Why bother?

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How to clear unwanted autofill entries in Google Chrome

Have some incorrect or outdated autofill entries in Chrome? Here's some tips on getting rid of them.

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