Can Google rescue the Chromebook by making it more like Surface?

Google's cloud-dependent Chromebooks haven't taken off yet. Is a touchscreen and a more Surface-like experience in order?
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Best Chrome extensions for writers

Even the greatest writers of our time need a little help with their writing. Whether you're looking for help with procrastination or you just need a more comprehensive editor than Word's spell check, we've chosen a handful of Chrome…

Can Chrome 23 really improve laptop battery life by 25 percent?

Google believes its updated version of Chrome is so good it can increase battery life by 25 percent. We were a bit skeptical, so we put it to the test ourselves.

Google Chrome Remote Desktop and 3 other ways to offer tech support from afar

If one of your loved ones struggles with computers, we've got the skinny on Chrome Remote Desktop and four other ways to make technology less intimidating for them.
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Tired of politics on Facebook? Replace it with cat pictures

Ideal for everyone tired of listening to campaign rhetoric being spouted by Facebook friends, there's a Chrome extension that can help silence the noise.

Lock down your email with SafeGmail’s military-grade encryption

Sending sensitive personal information over email is a dangerous security misstep that could make you increasingly vulnerable to hackers. But SafeGmail plugin for Chrome takes the risk out of the whole process by encrypting your messages…

Google adds support for ‘Do Not Track’ within Chrome

Potentially useful for anyone protective of their privacy while online, Google started testing the 'Do Not Track' feature in Chrome.

Is it time to say goodbye to Java?

A new raft of Java vulnerabilities raise the question: Should everyday computer users to ditch Java?

15 Chrome extensions for a better browsing experience

A roundup of 15 Chrome extensions that will make surfing the net safer, easier, and more comfortable.

Hands on with Chrome for iPhone: It syncs, it’s sleek, it scores

Chrome is now available for iOS, and we go hands-on with Google's browser to see how it takes on Safari.

It’s official: Chrome and Google Drive coming to iPhone and iPad

Google's Chrome browser will hit iOS later today, and Google Drive is also making its way to the iPhone and iPad.

Apple’s iPads to get two competitor web browsers to Safari

If you've been feeling as if your iPad needed another Internet browser that wasn't called "Safari," then have patience: Not one but two competitors are rumored to be coming to your rescue very soon.