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Chrome Sharps Up, Dumps 1985's Graphics Technology

Google today updated Chrome to version 37, finally abandoning a 29-year-old Windows technology to display fonts.

ThinkPad Yoga 11e Review: A Hidden Chromebook Gem

With its exceptional build quality and outstanding (and flexible) display, Lenovo's new Chromebook is a meaningful notch above the rest.

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10 Best Chrome Apps for Students

As a new school year approaches, it’s time to start thinking about being productive. Chrome offers compelling apps that help you get things done, and they're all right in your browser.

School System CIOs are Sold on Chromebooks

That support is giving Chromebooks a market anchor, with 5.2M expected to be sold this year

Google Ships 64-Bit Chrome for OS X

Releases the browser to its Dev preview channel; follows Windows 64-bit promotion to Beta

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Chromebook Sales Explode in the Workplace

Chromebooks are all the rage among businesses and large institutions looking to buy notebooks.

15 Chrome OS Productivity Apps That Work Offline

Chromebooks are lightweight, inexpensive and efficient -- in other words, great for business travel. But can these cloud-based laptops operate when you're off Wi-Fi? Sure they can -- here are 15 productivity apps that can work with...

Google Axes All Chrome Extensions Outside of Chrome Web Store

Google announced today that long-standing plans to unify the distribution of Chrome extensions for Windows users under its own Chrome Web Store have come to fruition, locking out extensions being distributed elsewhere on the Web.

Google Promises to Patch Chrome OS for 5 Years

Google has extended its guaranteed support for Chrome OS on vendors' Chromebooks to five years, adding a year of support to nearly every device.

Samsung Chromebook 2 Review: Compelling -- But Not Without Compromise

Samsung's Chromebook 2 has a distinctive design and a roomy 1080p display, but it also has some meaningful drawbacks compared to other devices.

Anti-Phishing in Google Chrome a Shaky Work in Progress

The anti-phishing feature, currently available in the test version of Google's Chrome, would unlikely provide the boost the browser needs to catch up with Microsoft's Internet Explorer, an expert says.

Show Me the Apps: Here's What's Still Missing From Chromecast

The Chromecast isn't quite a year old, and its roster of supported apps is growing.

Intel Wants Inside Every Chromebook, Announces Slew of New Models

If Google's Chromebook is the next big thing, Intel wants to make sure that Intel is Inside.

12 Chrome Extensions Power Users Will Love

These dozen add-on tools will help you harness and extend the power of Chrome.

Google Plus Now Minus Chief Vic Gundotra

Prominent Google exec says farewell with post to social network he helped create.

Apple Users Put At Risk By 3-week Delay Between OS X and iOS Patches, Researchers Say

IOS users were kept vulnerable for three weeks to known security issues previously patched in Safari for OS X, a former Apple employee said

Fave Raves: 33 Tech Pros Share Their Favorite IT Products

What IT pros like, in their own words.

Microsoft Concedes Chromebooks Are Work-Worthy

Microsoft on Monday conceded that Google's Chrome OS and the Chromebooks the operating system powers are capable of doing real work, a reversal of its "Scroogled" campaign that once blasted the laptops as worthless.

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