Chromebook articles

Android apps arrive on Chrome OS dev build

The Asus Chromebook Flip just became the first Chrome OS device to officially get Android apps, with more to follow soon. Flip owners on the Chrome OS developer channel can now update to version 53.0.2768 and access the Play Store…

Google really wants you to hack its Chromebook

Google is one of several large companies that pay security researchers big bucks to find and (privately) disclose vulnerabilities in its software. Last year alone, the search giant paid out more than $2 million to help make its products safer…

Shortcut Extravaganza: Windows, Chrome, Android, iPhone and More

What’s more appealing than a shortcut? It's a quick way to take a task and make it less painful and easier to accomplish. With shortcuts, you can cheat time a little bit and find maybe a few extra moments each day. If you save three minutes a day for a year, that’s a little over 18 hours. You could binge-watch the entire show Freaks and Geeks with four hours to spare. So, shall we get started?

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Dell's Chromebook 13 takes aim at the workplace

Chromebooks have gained more traction than most probably expected, a trend that Google is hoping will carry over to the workplace. The latest entry in its enterprise push comes from Dell in the form of the Chromebook 13.

TechSpot Store Giveaway: Win a Chromebook Pixel, and more

The Chromebook Pixel is the best Chromebook you can buy, but it's not cheap at around $1,000. If you don’t want to shell out that type of cash, enter the Chromebook Pixel giveaway on the TechSpot Store for a chance to win one…

Acer's massive Chromebook 15 packs Intel Broadwell processor

Chromebooks are most often marketed to those looking for a highly portable machine but that’s no longer the case as Acer has announced a massive (for Chromebook standards, anyway) 15.6-inch Chromebook it’s calling the Chromebook 15.