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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Have some incorrect or outdated autofill entries in Chrome?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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Chrome for Android is getting some extra tools to battle poor connections

Google says it can save you up to 67 percent on your data with its compression technology and now offers the ability to cache pages and videos for offline viewing.

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Save Big on Select Chromebooks Through 9/26 Only on Amazon - Deal Alert

Many popular Chromebook models are discounted on Amazon, through 9/26 only.

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Chrome OS gets cryptographically verified enterprise device management

Companies will now be able to cryptographically validate the identity of Chrome OS devices connecting to their networks and verify that those devices conform to their security policies.

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Google showcases massive Chrome battery gains in response to Microsoft diss

Google recently ran a battery life test comparing Chrome 46 to Chrome 53. And the winner was...Chrome.

Chromebooks may add fingerprint scanning, following Android and Windows

A thread on Google's Chromium code repository suggests fingerprint scanning is being built into future Chromebooks, which would help the platform catch up with Android and Windows.

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How to control your privacy in Chromebooks vs. Windows 10

Both Chrome OS and Windows 10 help themselves to similar usage data by default, but in different ways.

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Why Chromebooks are becoming more appealing than the iPad

The upcoming 13” inch Acer Chromebook will run Android apps.

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Google quietly discontinues the Chromebook Pixel 2 without replacing it

The Chromebook Pixel 2's reign is over, and it's not clear what will replace it.

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9 reasons your next PC should be a Chromebook

An affordable price and access to millions of Android apps is just the start.

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24% off Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-C1DZ (15.6-Inch Full HD IPS, 4GB RAM, 16GB SSD) - Deal Alert

The Acer Chromebook 15 has 15.6-inch HD display and features the Intel processor based on Broadwell micro-architecture and it uses the dual-band 802.11ac wireless technology. It all adds up to the right mix of features to make you...

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Google nixes Flash, embraces HTML5 in Chrome browser

Starting with December's Chrome 55 release, the browser will use HTML5 as its default instead of Flash

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Browser Election 2016: Chrome leads by landslide

Chrome reached a major milestone last month when it was used by more than half of those browsing from a PC.

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Review: Acer Chromebook 14 for Work aims at corporate IT

The Acer Chromebook 14 for Work, which is aimed at corporate IT, gives a strong first impression and doesn't disappoint.

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Facebook takes a swing at Pinterest with Chrome extensions

New Chrome extensions make it easier to save content privately to Facebook and share it publicly, marking the social networking giant encroaching on Pinterest's territory.

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Which browser is best for battery life: We test Edge vs. Chrome vs. Opera vs. Firefox

It's a power struggle for the age of the web, as we test major browsers in a carefully controlled battery-rundown test. Which one will kill your laptop first? The answer's not as simple as you'd think.

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