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15 of the Best Google Chrome Experiments Ever

A look at some of the coolest bits of Chrome experimentation out there, in honor of Google’s 1000th Chrome experiment being published this week.

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5 Chromebook Tips and Tricks to Fine-Tune Your Productivity

Chrome OS has some powerful tweaks and customizations so you can work faster or automate frequent tasks.

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New Dell Chromebook 11 for Education is Built to Get Beaten Up on the Playground

Dell adds manageability, durability and LTE to its new Chromebook 11. The company also announced some education-oriented tablets and PCs.

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Acer Preps a Pair of Durable Chromebooks for Students

Acer is toughening up its laptops to meet the demands of students who don't have time or attention to think about caring for a delicate piece of computer machinery.

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'Bingbooks' Need Free Office to Compete with Chromebooks

Microsoft's strategy in giving away one-year Office 365 subscriptions to many of its tablet- and notebook-making partners is all about matching the price and functionality of Chromebooks and cheap Android tablets.

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Chromebooks Spank Windows

Over the holidays, Microsoft and friends tried to beat back the rise of Chromebooks. They failed. Badly.

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How to DJ Your New Year's Eve Party Using a Chromecast and Google Play Music

Be the expert mixmaster all with a few taps of your phone and Google's streaming dongle.


Amazon's 3 Top-Selling Computers for the Holidays Were... Chromebooks

What shoppers seem to want is a cheap, sub-$300 laptop. Chromebooks fit the bill, but supercheap Windows PCs like HP's Stream are also selling very well.

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How to Set Up Your New Chromebook the Right Way

Follow these tricks for getting yourself up and running with the right apps, settings, and offline tools.


HP Quietly Rolls Out a Touch-Enabled Chromebook 14

Looking for a last-minute gift that doesn't need to get there before Christmas? HP recently introduced a touch-enabled Chromebook that might do the trick.


Review: 6 Business-Class Chromebooks Test Their Mettle

Is a Chromebook for you? Which one? We put top models from Acer, Dell, Google, HP, Samsung, and Toshiba to the test

Chromebooks Make the Grade Among School CIOs

School system CIOs in the U.S. are embracing Chromebooks, delivering a tremendous lift to the platform. But there's a downside, too.

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Chrome for OS X Turns 64-bit, Forsakes Early Intel Macs

Google today released Chrome 39, the company's first 64-bit browser for OS X from its "stable" channel.


What Web? Chromebooks Get Their First Android Apps

Google takes another stab at bringing desktop-style apps to Chromebooks.


Chrome Sings 'When I'm 64' on Windows

Google has released a 64-bit Windows version of Chrome, touting it as a performance and stability improvement over the six-year-old 32-bit edition.

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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.


Lenovo N20p Chromebook: This $329 Laptop Has a Touchscreen Display That Can Flip 300 Degrees

Most 11-inch Chromebooks are just basic browsing machines, but the N20p Chromebook stands out--literally--because its 300-degree hinge lets you flip the touchscreen display so it can be used as a stand for movies or presentations.

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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