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Material Design is coming to Chrome, here’s how to try it out

Google is bringing Material Design, its signature look for Android and mobile apps, to the desktop version of Chrome. Here's how you can get a preview.
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Dust off that old netbook: Remix OS will support 32-bit processors, new version out now

Remix OS for PC has just received its first update, bringing a battery indicator for laptop users while hinting at a 32-bit version set to arrive in the near future. Unfortunately, a clean install is required for the update.
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While PC sales continue to sink, Chromebooks swim to the surface

PC sales dragged through 2015, but Chrome laptop and desktop sales are hotter than ever, as shown in the year-end sales figures from IDC. Chromebooks are up, even as Windows computers struggle.
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Samsung announces portable, durable Chromebook 3

Having announced a raft of other laptops earlier in the week, Samsung has quietly unveiled the Chromebook 3, which features an enhanced keyboard, and has a release date set for the early part of 2016.
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Monitors, convertibles, Chrome OS AIOs: Acer brings a little bit of everything to CES 2016

Acer's PC announcements include a version of the popular Acer Aspire V15 with Intel's RealSense camera, a monitor with USB Type-C support, and a 12.5-inch 2-in-1 with an optional 4K display.
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Chromebit PC debuts, Vizio TV tracking, Google Glass 2 cometh? DT Daily 2:06

Google's Chromebit stick PC with Chrome OS is just $85, turning off data tracking on Vizio smart TVs, details trickle out on the next iteration of Google Glass.
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Take your Internet to go with our favorite Chromebooks 2:20

We've compiled a list of our favorite Chromebooks, systems that combine great battery life, comfortable keyboards, and the performance it takes to run the lightweight Chrome OS.
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Update: Google denies plan to “phase out” Chrome OS

Google has officially reports that it plans to "phase out" Chrome OS while confirming a project is under way to combine the best of Chrome and Android.
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Is your Chromebook ill? A simple reset can fix its woes – here’s how

A Chromebook is, basically, a web browser wrapped in a laptop. Imagine the browser part as a juicy hot dog wrapped in the light and fluffy bun that is the hardware. This is the exact opposite of a traditional Windows or OS X laptop, with…
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How to add, disable, and remove apps in Chrome OS

Chrome OS may be built around a web browser, but it still supports extensions and locally installed applications. Managing them is thankfully simple, once you know how.
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Discover your Chromebook’s hidden features with these 5 tips 1:55

Chrome OS is basically just a web browser in a fancy wrapper, but it has some hidden depths to explore. Here are five tips to help you make the most of it.
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Dell expands its Chromebook line with 13-inch, 1080p option

Building on the success of the Chromebook 11, the Chromebook 13 adds a 1080p display and optional Intel Core i5 CPU, making it one of the most capable Chrome OS systems yet produced.