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Chrome OS will soon let you know when your Chromebook is about to die

It’s always tough saying goodbye. It’s also tough when your trusted Chromebook stops receiving auto updates abruptly and you had no idea that deadline was

Google’s Chrome OS 78 gives Chromebooks virtual desktops, click-to-call, and longer support spans

Google’s making Chromebooks look a bit more like Windows machines, while increasing their value. Google quietly made Chromebooks a substantially better value this week by

Dark Mode for Chrome OS: What You Need to Know

Google has been long at work trying to bring a dark mode to Chrome OS and it now appears to be reaching the final stages.

Google Pixelbook Go: Rumors, Release Date, Price and Specs

Update Oct 11: Tech site 9to5Google posted high-res images of what is believed to be a prototype of the Pixelbook Go, just days before Google’s hardware event (Oct 15). The site

Acer Chromebook 715 review

Premium Chromebooks like the Acer Chromebook 715 aren’t a new notion. It’s was Google itself that defenestrated the assumption that laptops running its Chrome OS

5 Things Windows Core OS Needs to Win

If Microsoft wants its next Windows to be a game-changer it has to clean up years of baggage. Sooner or later, possibly at Microsoft’s October 2

Google Pixelbook 2: Rumors, Release Date, Price and What We Want – Update Sept 18

Update Sept 18: Google sent invites to journalists to its Made by Google ’19 event on October 15, where we expect to see the Pixelbook 2. A

Windows 10 vs. macOS vs. Chrome OS: Which Is Best for Students?

School is back in session, which means it’s time to go laptop shopping. The most important decision to make when buying a new system is

Dell Google Chromebooks are coming for Windows’ workplace stranglehold

Google Chromebook laptops started life with a solid educational focus, offering a means for schools and pupils to get online with affordable, hassle-free laptops. Since

Chrome OS update adds portrait camera mode: we’re confused why too

Google’s rolled out a Chrome OS update adding a wealth of nifty new music and notification control features, alongside a slightly odd new camera portrait

Acer Swift 1 Review

The latest Acer Swift 1 (SF114-32) range of laptops for 2019 offers buyers a lot for a very nice price of around £400-£450. That’s close

2019 Swift 1 (SF114-32) Review

Landing in time for the Back to School rush, 2019’s Acer Swift 1 refresh offers buyers the basics at a very attractive price – but

Lenovo has three new Chromebooks coming soon

Much of the attention in the tech industry has been lavished on smartphones, despite what market analysts claim to be a slowly shrinking market. Other

Google Pixelbook 2: Rumors, Release Date, Price and What We Want

It’s been two years since Google released the $999 Pixelbook, the third-generation of its Pixel Chromebook laptops. At the time, the Pixelbook was the most

Google made the right tablet decision – now it needs to stick to it

Google is giving up on tablet development, focusing on Pixel smartphones, Chrome OS devices, and throwing its weight behind its hardware partners in the run-up

How to Install Linux on a Chromebook

Chromebooks are so simple to use and maintain that even a young child can handle them. However, if you want to push the envelope, you

How to Update Chromebooks and Chrome OS: Protect Yourself from ZombieLoad

ZombieLoad, a bug in every Intel CPU since 2011, opens many PCs, Macs and Chromebooks to attack from spyware. Fortunately, all you need to do

Should I Buy a Chromebook? Buying Guide and Advice – News and Updates (May 2019)

I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve been asked “Should I Buy a Chromebook?” Instead of Windows 10 or macOS, Chromebooks run Google’s Chrome OS. These machines are

HP Chromebook x360 14 G1 Review

Chromebooks already dominate the classroom, and now they’re making an entrance into the workplace. The HP Chromebook x360 14 (starting at $791, reviewed at $1,006)

Acer Chromebook 514 review

Chromebooks are often the pack mules of the laptop world. They’re not meant to be flashy or to impress with a gaudy set of features.

Best laptop 2019: The finest Windows, Apple and Chrome OS laptops you can buy

Looking for a new laptop? Here’s our roundup of the very best If you’re looking to grab yourself a new laptop, or just fancy doing

Chrome OS is a productivity utopia but it needs one more thing

Short of Fuschia really becoming a thing, Chrome OS is, for all intents and purposes, the Google OS people have been speculating about years ago.

Windows Lite OS is Microsoft’s second try at killing Chrome OS

Windows, to a certain extent, is still the world’s most-used operating system and, because of that, it is a sordid mess. Microsoft has repeatedly tried

Chromebook Touchpad Gestures: How to Navigate Chrome OS Like a Pro

Chrome OS earns praise for being an easy-to-use operating system but there’s still a learning curve for new users, especially those who are coming from

HP Chromebook 11A G6 EE First look: Chrome OS laptop packs AMD under the hood

The HP Chromebook 11A G6 EE is a ruggedised Chromebook that’s aimed primarily at schoolkids – the ‘EE’ is short for ‘Education Edition’ and is

Windows 10 vs. macOS vs. Chrome OS: Why Google Won 2018

The software you use on your PC every day changes more often than you think. The three leading consumer desktop operating systems available today — Windows, macOS and Chrome

5 things the iPad Pro should steal from the Pixel Slate (and 3 things it shouldn’t)

The iPad Pro is better but that doesn’t mean it can’t pick up a few pointers. The iPad Pro’s closest competitor has arrived. Google’s Pixel

Google Pixel Slate vs Pixelbook: Which Should You Buy?

Google’s just-released Pixel Slate is the company’s first attempt at a detachable laptop, and somewhat of a leap from the Pixelbook. Now that our review

Lenovo Chromebook C330 review

Don’t want to spend a lot of money on a new notebook? Just want an extra machine for web browsing and the occasional YouTube video?

Samsung Linux on DeX beta hands-on: do almost everything on your phone

Google seems to be pushing Chrome OS as the one platform to rule them all. Samsung now seems to be singing a slightly different tune,