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Chromebook for Work, liquid-cooled 2-in-1 steal the show at Acer’s New York PC refresh

Acer went all-in on the PC at a NYC event, refreshing a broad swatch of its line-up. The new hardware includes the first Chromebook for Work and a fanless 2-in-1 with liquid cooling.
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Updated: HP, not Google, is manufacturing the next premium Chromebook

Source code for Chromium OS suggests that HP is responsible for manufacturing the next high-end Chromebook. The system is rumored to have 16GB of RAM, an Intel Core 6th-gen processor, and other premium features.
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Acer’s new Chromebook 14 classes up $300 laptops with an aluminum body

Acer's new Chromebook 14 line presents a powerful alternative to Windows notebooks and Apple Airbooks. Aluminum chassis with full HD 14-inch screen, up to 14 hours battery life, and a sub $300 price tag fully loaded is an appealing package.
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Google’s next Chromebook Pixel reportedly boasts 16GB of RAM

If the Chromium OS code review group is to be believed, Google's next premium Chromebook will have some mighty impressive specs, but plans for a change-up on the operating system remain to be seen.
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CTL introduces new Chromebook with innovative 360-degree hinge

CTL has unveiled a new convertible Chromebook that implements a 360-degree hinge to offer a range of usage configurations handy in academic or business usage. The device has been aggressively priced for both markets.
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An Acer Chromebook 14 is on the way, according to leak

Acer may soon take the wraps off of a 14-inch Chromebook model, if an FCC filing and recent online store posting is to be believed. The computer will also offer 2GB of RAM and 32GB of on-board storage.
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Google will pay you $100K if you can pull off the ultimate Chrome hack

Google has raised the reward in its bug bounty program for Chrome from $50,000 to $100,000 to see if anyone can pull off a "persistent compromise" of Chrome. No one has been successful, so far.
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How to try out ChromeOS in Virtualbox, and find out if a Chromebook is right for you

Curious about ChromeOS, but not ready to buy a Chromebook? Here's how you can get Google's browser-first operating system set up without leaving Windows. It shouldn't take more more than twenty minutes.
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You can literally stand on the new CTL Chromebook

Some Chromebooks are in for a rough life of being tossed around a classroom, so CTL is improving their quality of life with a Chromebook that can support up to 365 pounds without taking any damage.
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Is your Chromebook drowsy? Here's how to make it stay awake

While the Chrome OS sleep mode saves battery power, it's often more annoying than anything else, as it doesn't stay awake even when downloading files or streaming music. Here's how to keep your Chromebook from feeling drowsy.
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Google is donating 25,000 Chromebooks to help refugees in Germany

On Monday, Google announced a $5.3 million donation to various nonprofits throughout Germany, which will help them distribute 25,000 Chromebooks to refugees seeking to "reconnect."
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How to enable and disable notifications in the Chrome browser

Notifications can be handy, but they can also be annoying at times. Here's how to manage notifications in Chrome, or ban them entirely, so they never bother you again.