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Google launches Meet Progressive Web App
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Google launches Meet Progressive Web App

Meet PWA is compatible with Windows, macOS, Chrome OS, and Linux
2 Aug 2021
Asus Chromebox 4 review: Capable, versatile, but not fast
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Hardware

Asus Chromebox 4 review: Capable, versatile, but not fast

The Chromebox is affordable and packed with features - is it the ideal Chrome OS PC?
21 Jul 2021
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 Chromebook review: A dependable workhorse
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Laptops

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 Chromebook review: A dependable workhorse

It might not be flashy, but the Flex 5 offers impressive usability and performance at a bargain price
30 Jun 2021
Acer Chromebook Spin 713 review: A high-end package with a budget price
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Laptops

Acer Chromebook Spin 713 review: A high-end package with a budget price

A premium Chromebook with a mid-range price and great performance, this is a very tempting machine
28 Jun 2021
Google delays phase-out of Chrome’s third-party cookies
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Google delays phase-out of Chrome’s third-party cookies

Chrome users will be subject to third-party tracking for at least 18 months longer than expected
25 Jun 2021
How to take a screenshot in Chrome
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How to take a screenshot in Chrome

Chrome offers several ways to capture a screenshot, but extensions add even more features
14 Jun 2021
Windows devices targeted by PuzzleMaker malware exploiting Chrome zero-day flaw
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Windows devices targeted by PuzzleMaker malware exploiting Chrome zero-day flaw

Chain of vulnerabilities used to attack multiple companies worldwide
9 Jun 2021
Dell Latitude Chromebook 7410 review: A security-conscious Chromebook with no staying power
Dell Latitude Chrombook
Laptops

Dell Latitude Chromebook 7410 review: A security-conscious Chromebook with no staying power

A powerful 'enterprise' Chromebook dragged down by middling battery life
7 Apr 2021
Acer Chromebook 714 review: Unfussy, affordable and effective
Acer Chromebook 714
Laptops

Acer Chromebook 714 review: Unfussy, affordable and effective

Acer’s Chromebook undercuts the competition while still offering a stylish design
19 Mar 2021
HP Pro c640 Chromebook review: Nailing the basics
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Laptops

HP Pro c640 Chromebook review: Nailing the basics

While it’s a pleasure to type with, this device is let down by several serious weaknesses
15 Jan 2021
Malware found on popular Facebook, Instagram and Vimeo browser extensions
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malware

Malware found on popular Facebook, Instagram and Vimeo browser extensions

Chrome and Edge extensions laced with malware have already been installed three million times
17 Dec 2020
Is this the beginning of the end for Google?
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Policy & legislation

Is this the beginning of the end for Google?

Google faces a major lawsuit for allegedly breaking competition laws, but what effect it will have on the search giant – if any – remains in doubt
6 Dec 2020
Chromium browser updates are creating random debug.log files
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Chromium browser updates are creating random debug.log files

Fortunately, there’s a simple fix for the issue
19 Oct 2020
Asus Chromebook Flip C436F review: The Chromebook grows up
Laptops

Asus Chromebook Flip C436F review: The Chromebook grows up

A powerful convertible Chromebook that packs a superb screen, with only its high price counting against it
12 Oct 2020
Chrome OS 87 makes life easier for parents with young children
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Chrome OS 87 makes life easier for parents with young children

Parents no longer need to use their Android device to create a child account
10 Sep 2020
Chrome 85 arrives with faster page loading and tab throttling
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Chrome 85 arrives with faster page loading and tab throttling

Chrome 85 is arriving now, but its full rollout could take weeks
26 Aug 2020
Google Chrome will reward fast-loading sites with 'fast page' badge
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Google Chrome will reward fast-loading sites with 'fast page' badge

Google will also curb mixed forms to protect Chrome users' data
19 Aug 2020
Chrome disables feature that curtailed its memory-hogging ways
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Chrome disables feature that curtailed its memory-hogging ways

Google gleaned a fix from Microsoft but quickly dropped it due to other issues
16 Jul 2020
Why I’m leading a browser double life
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Why I’m leading a browser double life

There are benefits to using more than one browser
8 Jul 2020
Google Chrome 86 update could add 28% to your battery life
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Google Chrome 86 update could add 28% to your battery life

Update may throttle background tabs so Chrome hogs less battery
6 Jul 2020
Malicious extensions target Chrome users
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Malicious extensions target Chrome users

Google removed more than 70 malicious add-ons from Chrome as a result
19 Jun 2020
Google Chrome team to use racially neutral code
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Google Chrome team to use racially neutral code

Google Chrome team will move away from words like “blacklist” and “whitelist”
8 Jun 2020
Google Pixelbook Go review: Have-a-go hero
Laptops

Google Pixelbook Go review: Have-a-go hero

This first-party Chromebook is a slice of budget-friendly brilliance
18 May 2020