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7 advanced Google Chrome tips and tweaks that save you time

If you spend most of your workday with Google's browser, you'll want to put these Chrome tips to work so you can get more done in less time.

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Hands-on review: Dell Chromebook 11 3180 Education laptop

An affordable laptop that brings Linux-based Chrome OS and Google’s G Suite for Education to schools.

3 Chrome extensions that let you track to-do's from your browser

No more toggling between browser tabs for the tools you need. These extensions put everything you need on one page.

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Google patches Chrome bug from fizzled Pwn2Own hack

Google has updated Chrome to patch several vulnerabilities, including a bug in the browser's JavaScript engine that a Chinese team tried to exploit at Pwn2Own.

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5 ways to speed up Chrome: Tips for power users and newbies

Google's Chrome browser is plenty fast, but by turning a few more dials you can make the browsing experience even zippier.

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Chrome makes power move, suppresses background tabs

Google's latest upgrade to the Chrome browser began what will be a series of moves to reduce the browser's power use by limiting activity in background tabs.

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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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