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Chrome OS expands its operating system reach

Google's Chrome OS is far, far more than just a cloud-based operating system and it's only getting more so as the years go by.

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There are two kinds of desktops: Yours and someone else's

On one side, you have corporate-controlled desktops from Microsoft, Apple, and Google. On the other, you have desktops you control: Linux.

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9 Chrome extensions that supercharge Google Drive

Add these extensions for Chrome to work faster and smarter with Google Drive and Google’s productivity apps, Docs, Sheets, and Slides.

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A clever way to bring widgets into Chrome OS

Ever wish your Chromebook desktop could do more? This crafty hack is just the productivity-boosting upgrade you need.

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2 colossal Chrome OS changes to keep an eye on

Google's quietly working on two shape-shifting Chrome OS features that could completely change the nature of Chromebooks — for the better.

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Android apps for Chromebooks: The essentials

Turn your Chromebook into a uniquely versatile modern computing machine with these Chrome-OS-enhancing apps.

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Forget macOS — it's Chrome OS vs. Windows for desktop domination

As we move to cloud-based Desktop-as-a-Service, it shouldn't come as a surprise to see Chrome OS, the original DaaS, moving past macOS as the No. 2 desktop.

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The hidden significance of a simple Chromebook screensaver

A subtle-seeming feature could help connect Google's ecosystems in a powerful new way — from Chrome OS to Android and beyond.

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Is Windows 10X a Chromebook killer?

With Windows 10X, Microsoft could deliver a slimmed-down version of Windows that could help the company fend off growing interest in Chromebooks. Or it could make a mess of things, again.

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Pandemic rebound? PC shipments post biggest upswing in a decade

The pandemic-induced rush to work at home also helped drive up PC sales at the fastest rate in 10 years. But will that buying surge last?

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5 new Chrome OS features you should find right now

Got a Chromebook? These advanced, mostly out-of-sight options will grant your computer new powers and change the way you work (for real!).

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2020's most important Chrome OS advice and analysis

Calling all Chromebook owners: Your holiday reading list awaits you.

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Tips for new tech devices

Tips, tricks, apps and advice for getting the most out of iPhones and iPads, Android devices, Macs, Windows 10 PCs, and Chromebooks.

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Chrome OS: Tips, tools, and other Chromebook intelligence

Your one-stop source for Chrome OS advice, insight, and analysis — from someone who's covered Chromebooks closely since the start.

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Google just quietly set the stage for a Chrome OS explosion

A subtle-seeming Google purchase paves the way for a dramatic expansion of Chrome OS's reach — and a dramatic reimagining of what a Chromebook even is.

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The bit of Googley brilliance Android needs to borrow from Chrome OS

One of Android's worst lingering pain points could be improved immensely with a little help from a familiar Google cousin.

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The best Linux apps for Chromebooks

Make your Chromebook even more capable with this carefully selected set of Linux apps for expanding Chrome OS's potential as a business tool.

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Hands on: What it's actually like to use Windows apps on Chrome OS

Google's business-aimed plan for making Windows apps available on Chromebooks is officially now available — and for the first time, we're able to test it out firsthand.

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