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The Acer Chromebook 514 on a table.

I switched to a Chromebook for a week. Here’s what surprised me as a Windows user

Despite being a longtime Windows user, I tried switching to a Chromebook as my main device for a week. Here's what happened.
The Acer Chromebook Spin 514 sitting on a table in an angled front view.

Your Chromebook now has access to your Android phone’s photos

ChromeOS version 103 is adding the ability for you to see your Android phone's photos on your Chromebook.
The Google Chrome logo on a smartphone.

Google Chrome on iOS gets 6 new features to take on Safari

Use Google Chrome on your iPhone or iPad? A few new features are coming soon to make the browser even better.
Chromebook2 on table.

Chromebook gaming could get serious with rumored Nvidia GPUs on the way

According to a listing in the Chromium Gerrit, there could be a Chromebook on the way with an Nvidia GPU inside. This could be huge for gaming on ChromeOS.
Microsoft Edge browser open on a laptop.

How to block third-party trackers in your browser

Cookies get a lot of attention because they're used to track you across the web. Is this bad for privacy? Read about how to block third-party cookies.
Lenovo Chromebook Duet 3 front view showing display and keyboard.

Lenovo Chromebook Duet 3 review: $300 well spent

The Lenovo Chromebook Duet 3 is an excellent value, providing a surprisingly useful detachable tablet at a very affordable price.
Acer Chromebook Spin 513 top down view showing display and keyboard deck.

Acer Chromebook Spin 513 review: Another solid Chromebook 2-in-1

The Acer Chromebook Spin 513 is yet another solid Chromebook 2-in-1 option, with good performance and battery life and an excellent display.
Google Drive in Chrome on a MacBook.

3 things you didn’t know you could do with Google Drive

Wondering if there’s something new or a feature that’s somewhat hidden? Look at these Google Drive features you didn’t know existed but are super useful.
Google Meets on an HP Chromebook.

Chromebooks might get another great feature from Windows laptops

Listings in the Chromium repository indicate that a body presence feature could be coming to a specific Chromebook from Dell, similar to what's on Windows PCs.
The HP Chromebase All in One 22 sitting on a desk.

HP Chromebase All-in-One 22 review: Taking ChromeOS to new places

The HP Chromebase All-in-One 22 is all about twisting ChromeOS to a new place and giving you new ways to enjoy the OS on a desktop
The Amazon Fire TV Omni Series with the Fire TV platform on the screen.

How to watch Amazon Prime Video on your Chromecast

Amazon allows you to access Prime Video through a Chromecast device, but there may still be times when you need to cast from your browser. Here's how to do so.
google screencast rethinks screen recordings chrome os

Google Screencast rethinks screen recordings on Chromebooks

Google is launching a new Screencast app for Chromebooks. Here's a little more on how it can change screen recordings, particularly in education.
Google Chrome opened on a laptop.

6 Google Chrome keyboard shortcuts in Windows you need to try

If you want to stay productive in Google Chrome and save some time, this list of the best Chrome keyboard shortcuts can make all the difference.
The Chrome OS Cursive App on a sample chromebook.

Cursive note-taking app now on all compatible Chromebooks

ChromeOS version 102 is now rolling out, and it brings three new features.
Luma Fusion Running on Chrome OS

Google teases a true video editor for its Chromebooks

In a Google I/O breakout session, Google teased the Luma Fusion video editing app running on Chrome OS.
A beta showing off Google's plans for Android and Chromebook app streaming.

All the new Chromebook features quietly announced at Google I/O

At Google IO, Google detailed several new features that unite Android phones and Chromebooks together.
Jonesy running in Fortnite.

How to play Fortnite on a Chromebook

If you want to bring your Fortnite experience on the go on your Chromebook, here are a few ways you can board the battle bus and join in on the battle royale.
App list showing both Google Pay and GPay

Virtual payment cards boost security in Chrome and Android

Google's virtual cards create an alternate credit card number to be used for online purchases, instead of saving the real card details, increasing security.
The Acer Chromebook 514 on a table.

Acer Chromebook Spin 514 (2022) hands-on review: Warp speed

The Acer Chromebook Spin 514 now equips a speedy AMD Ryzen 5000 series CPU, making it a very fast, if expensive, Chromebook with a solid build and good looks.
Close-up of the rear Google Pixel 6 Pro's rear panel showing its cameras.

Google just made it easier to change your breached passwords

Google Assistant's new password update has streamlined the process of replacing breached passwords, making web security feel safer and easier than ever.
A woman uses the trackpad on an HP Elite Dragonfly Chromebook 3.

How to take a picture or video on a Chromebook

Need to snap a quick photo on your Chromebook, or record a video? Our guide will show you how to do it, what settings to use for your picture, and more info!
Person surfing the Internet with Microsoft Edge browser.

Microsoft Edge’s free VPN may become its must-have feature

Microsoft's Edge browser may soon get a built-in VPN service to make it a more appealing choice over Google's popular Chrome.
The Galaxy Chromebook 2 360 on a while background.

Samsung’s Galaxy Chromebook 2 360 looks solid for just $430

Designed with students in mind, the Galaxy Chromebook 2 360 is now available for purchase starting at $430.
A MacBook with Google Chrome loaded.

Switch between tabs in any browser using keyboard shortcuts

Want to save time or find more accessible ways to use your browser? Using keyboard shortcuts to control tabs is a great place to start.
Google Chrome opened on a laptop.

The best Chrome VPN extensions for 2022

There are a lot of VPNs on the Chrome web store and finding the best Chrome VPN extensions can be hard, so we've highlighted the best five for you.
Google Chrome opened on a laptop.

The most influential Google Chrome features in its history

Google Chrome recently hit version 100, and it's been six years since it launched. Here are some big moments that got it to where it is today.
Man sitting with Lenovo IdeaPad Chromebook.

Can your Chromebook run Steam? Here’s how to know

Steam on Chromebook will require more powerful hardware, and these are the requirements for gaming on Chrome OS.
The HP Elite Dragonfly Chromebook on a table next to a coffee cup.

Variable refresh rate, Steam support coming to Chromebooks

Upcoming Chromebooks might have powerful new gaming features that Google has been planning for some time.
Google Chrome opened on a laptop.

How to delete Google Chrome

If you no longer want to use Google Chrome, here's a look at how to delete it from your system in a few simple steps.
Chromecast icon seen on a smartphone screen.

What is Chromecast? Google’s wireless streaming tech explained

Google's Chromecast technology is showing up on smart TVs, smart soundbars, and streaming media devices. But what is Chromecast and how does it work?
A woman sitting in front of an open Chromebook laptop.

Does ExpressVPN work on a Chromebook?

Chromebooks are generally very secure but ExpressVPN makes them even safer when browsing on a public Wi-Fi network. Here's what you need to know.
The back lid of the MacBook Pro.

The new Mac version of Chrome destroys Safari in performance

Chrome for Mac gets a new update that makes it even faster than Apple's own native Safari browser.
Man sitting with Lenovo IdeaPad Chromebook.

New Lenovo IdeaPads look like the Chromebooks to beat

Lenovo announced several new devices at MWC, including two new 2-in-1 IdeaPad Chromebooks. It also announced the IdeaPad Duet 3 with a detachable keyboard.
Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 4 11.6, Intel Celeron N4020, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD, Chrome OS, Platinum Titan.

How to update Chromebooks and Chrome OS

Google works to make Chrome OS one of the more secure operating systems around -- but you still need to keep it updated. Here's how to update your Chromebook.