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New Google API cryptographically secures Chromebooks

The Verified Access API uses the Trusted Platform Module to cryptographically identify and assess the security posture of Chrome OS devices

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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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With Android apps coming, Google preps Chrome OS storage manager

The current methods for managing local storage on a Chromebook suck; Google is fixing that

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Invasion of the tabtops: The new hybrid tablets reviewed

The Surface Pro, iPad Pro, Pixel-C, and Galaxy TabPro S all seek to merge the tablet and the laptop, with mixed success

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Here's what Android apps will be like on Chromebooks

Watch this video to see Android apps in action on Chrome OS

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Skeptics question Android on Chromebooks

Google's move to let Android apps run in Chrome OS doesn't change the game, analysts assert

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Why are Chromebooks outselling Macs?

Also in today's open source roundup: Will Chromebooks and Android apps kill Windows PCs? And DistroWatch reviews the Clonezilla Live utility

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Google is bringing Android apps to Chromebooks

Users will be able to download apps from the Google Play Store this fall

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Why I'm holding off on Windows 10

Last-minute shopping? While Windows 10 crushes Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7 users should think twice before jumping on the 10 train just yet

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8 facts that explain Google's complex situation with Chrome OS

Putting Android and Chrome OS into perspective shows why these Linux derivatives will both come together and remain separate

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Senior exec says Alphabet remains 'committed' to Chrome OS

But if rumors about combining Android and Chrome turn out to be true, Alphabet may want to focus developers on a single OS for greater efficiencies

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6 productivity tips for Chromebook power users

These smart features make working on a Chromebook snappier and seamless

Which Chromebook is worth buying?

In today's open source roundup: Which Chromebook is worth getting? Plus: The history of Apple versus Linux and open source. And the pros and cons of Snappy packages.

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13 Chromebook tools for getting down to business

From collaboration apps to developer extensions, powerful add-ons help Chromebooks users get real work done

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Google Chromebook Pixel: It's beautiful, powerful, and impossible not to love

Packed with advanced features, the Chromebook Pixel can hold its head high

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The $99 PC is coming, and that's bad news

Chromebooks are finally gaining traction, and PCs on a stick are arriving -- that spells trouble for the struggling PC industry

Acer to bring Chrome OS to an all-in-one PC, as vendors experiment

The Chrome OS still hasn't found much demand in the desktop space

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Big Chrome OS change coming: A launcher overhaul adds Google Now

The Chrome app launcher overhaul puts a greater emphasis on search and contextual information

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