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Chromebook Adaptive Charging aims for big gains in battery life

Chromebook Adaptive Charging aims for big gains in battery life

Chrome OS is specifically designed to cater to users who mainly rely on online tools for getting most of the work done on their PCs. Because of this web-first approach, Chromebooks often suffice with minimal hardware, which helps them achieve exceptional battery life. Now, Chromebooks are expected to receive a feature from Google's Pixel lineup to help them achieve a longer and healthier battery lifespan.

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Logitech Pen released with classroom Chromebooks in mind

Logitech Pen released with classroom Chromebooks in mind

Google's Chromebooks have developed a strong foothold in the education sector. The balance of affordability, support for web apps, Android apps and Google Classroom has made a compelling value proposition for many schools. There are also an increasing number of Chromebooks that offer touchscreen support in the form of convertible laptops and 2-in-1 devices. In many cases, this also means support for styluses which typically aren't bundled with the device to help keep costs down.

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What Are Chrome Flags and Should You Use Them?

What Are Chrome Flags and Should You Use Them?

As a web browser, Google Chrome offers a pretty sizable list of ways you can adjust it to your liking – sometimes to its own detriment. But while having too many options can sometimes be overwhelming, there may also be times when you'll want even more control, which is where Google Chrome's flags come in.

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How to Solve Google Chrome’s Privacy Error Message

How to Solve Google Chrome’s Privacy Error Message

Google Chrome, the company's web browser, comes with a number of built-in safety features, one of which is warning users when their connection isn't private. This is an important warning, as it helps keep users' information secure, but there are times it may show up in error -- and, fortunately, Google has a list of troubleshooting methods to fix the problem.

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What’s the difference between Google Chrome and Chromium?

What’s the difference between Google Chrome and Chromium?

Google's Chrome web browser dominates the market, with 64% market share as of November 2021 (via Statcounter). The browser is often favored for its speed, as well as the vast array of available extensions, giving users the option to customize its look and functionality.

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10 Reasons to Stop Using Google Chrome

10 Reasons to Stop Using Google Chrome

Google is perhaps THE Internet company, with dozens of products and services that revolve around the technology that has kept us connected for decades. For most people, the gateway to that Internet is, in fact, another Google product, with Chrome taking up the lion's share of the browser market. It's arguable that Google Chrome is the most used piece of software in the world, given how it's used on almost every computing device imaginable. That doesn't immediately mean, however, that it is the best way to experience the Web, and there are also serious reasons why you would want to avoid using Chrome if you can afford it.

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Surface Laptop SE price delivers a true Chromebook alternative with Windows 11 SE

Surface Laptop SE price delivers a true Chromebook alternative with Windows 11 SE

Microsoft just revealed Windows 11 SE made for education hardware alongside an ultra-inexpensive Surface notebook for schools. The Microsoft Surface SE is the first Surface-brand notebook ever made specifically for K-8 students. It'll be launched for a price of $249, and it comes jammed full of Microsoft 365 applications and support for 3rd-party apps like Zoom and Chrome.

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Chrome 95 improves secure payments, tab groups, and web apps

Chrome 95 improves secure payments, tab groups, and web apps

Web browsers have become almost like operating systems running inside operating systems, with all the features they pack and the uses that people have for them. Some have even started "living" on the Web, or at least depend on Web apps for work and play. Being the most popular web browser in the market, Chrome naturally has to keep up with these trends, and its latest version 95 release comes with a set of new features that are designed to improve users' productivity.

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Microsoft Autofill wants to be your all-in-one data entry solution

Microsoft Autofill wants to be your all-in-one data entry solution

Password managers are a dime a dozen these days, but some of them have fallen out of favor due to one business-related change or another. Some password managers are also limited to doing just what their name suggests, creating and storing passwords. These days, however, many users find themselves wanting to store and retrieve more than just passwords, and Microsoft's new Autofill service is aiming to fill that need across all platforms, both mobile and desktop.

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Chrome on Android adds Follow button for RSS feeds

Chrome on Android adds Follow button for RSS feeds

Though we'll probably never see the return of Google Reader, the company has tossed its users a bone in the form of a new Follow button on Chrome. The feature is only available on Android at this time, though it is now present in the browser's stable build. The feature's rollout to everyone follows the company's test earlier this year.

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Chrome Google Photos module continues the integration push

Chrome Google Photos module continues the integration push

It seems that Google is going on a spree to turn its web browser into a portal to its other products and services. Whether that campaign will ruffle competitors' and regulators' feathers remains to be seen, but there doesn't seem to be any stopping Google from its push. Most of these new and upcoming features revolve around search results and the New Tab Page, the latter of which is getting a new module that will surface your Google Photos whenever you think of opening a new browser tab.

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Google Drive suggestions in Chrome could raise antitrust red flags

Google Drive suggestions in Chrome could raise antitrust red flags

Google has so many products that it's not really surprising to see it trying to connect the dots across its different properties, like Android, Search, and Chrome. What may sound natural, however, isn't always desirable or even legal in some cases, especially when businesses are involved. That is why the company has been embroiled in numerous monopoly and antitrust lawsuits, and its latest spate of new features exclusive to Chrome could eventually land it in hot water yet again.

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