Tag: Chrome OS

Google extends software updates for many 2020 Chromebooks to 8 years

Google today announced some pretty significant Chromebook-related news at the British Educational Training and Technology Show (BETT). During the show, Google revealed that many 2020 Chromebooks will see over eight years of software updates. This is a notable extension of the previously confirmed six years of updates. In November last year, Google added an extra […]

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Qualcomm’s 7c and 8c chips would make a lot more sense on Chromebooks

Opinion post by David Imel Today, Qualcomm unveiled two new always-connected PC chips, the Snapdragon 7c and 8c. Both are more affordable versions of the more powerful 8cx, aimed at making ACPC’s more affordable for the mainstream. ACPC’s have had a hard time catching on since their inception, even if the value proposition is sound. […]

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One-month test: Can a Chromebook replace my main computer?

Ever since Chromebooks started coming out, the most common question has been, can they really replace your main computer? Many users have already done it, especially those who don’t need much more than something for checking emails, going through social media, and doing light browsing. But using a Chromebook full time in a professional setting, […]

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Chrome OS gets virtual desktops, simple phone number sharing, and more

Chrome OS just got some handy updates. The latest version of the operating system brings tools for organizing your workspace, copying phone numbers, and printing documents quickly. Chromebook users now have the ability to send phone numbers directly from the web to their smartphone. With the new Chrome OS Click-to-Call feature, users can now right-click […]

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Chromebook vs laptop: Which should you get?

If you’re in the market for a new laptop, you’ve probably stumbled upon a few Chromebooks at your local stores. They look like any other laptop, just with a much lower price tag. That doesn’t mean less value, though. Chromebooks may be even better than their Windows or macOS counterparts, depending on your needs. Regardless, […]

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