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Latest Windows 10 preview cripples 64-bit Chrome

Microsoft's latest Insider build of Windows 10 has crippled the 64-bit version of Google's Chrome browser.

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Latest Chromebooks for kids are designed for playground abuse

Today's Chromebooks are ready to be pulled, pummeled, and even doused with water. Take a look at what Lenovo, Dell and Haier have engineered for their youngest users.

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3 Chromebooks tough enough for school kids

Go ahead: Yank their hinges. Stand on their screens. Even pour water on them. These Chromebooks are built to survive serious abuse.

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Dell's Chromebook 13 is the first built for business, starting at $399

Clad in carbon fiber, aluminum and magnesium, and priced up to $899, the Chromebook 13 is offering quality and choices we haven't seen before in the Chromebook space.

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Google puts the screws to sneaky Chrome add-on installs

Google plans to squash Chrome add-ons installed from websites if the extensions deploy what it called "deceptive tactics" to dupe its browser's users.

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The 10 best Android apps to run on your Chromebook

The web is great and all, but these Android apps rise above the performance and quality of their Web-only cousins.

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Google integrates Now with Chrome OS's app launcher

Google has added its Google Now personal assistant to the app launcher in a preview of Chrome OS.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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