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Chromebook shipments surge by 38 percent, cutting into Windows 10 PCs

In a slowing PC market, Chromebooks siphoned market share away from Windows PCs in 2016 as its popularity grew outside the education market.

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Meet the Latitude 11 EDU, Dell's Windows 10 S answer to the Chromebook

Dell's Latitude 11 EDU is one of the low-cost Windows 10 S laptops designed to help Microsoft's take back the classroom from Chromebooks.

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Google's surging Chromebooks will test Microsoft's new Windows 10 S PCs

Microsoft for years has been trying to tackle the growing threat of Google's Chrome OS, which is siphoning PC market share away from Windows.

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Microsoft's new Windows 10 S will take on Chrome OS

Microsoft hopes a new Windows 10 operating system called Windows 10 S will not only knock Chromebook's domination in education, but also provide a better way for students to learn.

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How to install Linux on a Chromebook

The Crouton project makes it simple to install a full Linux desktop operating system on a Chromebook.

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Leaked Microsoft document confirms Windows 10 Cloud and a Chromebook competitor

Called "Cloudbooks" by industry watchers, a leaked Microsoft document sets minimum specs for cloud-based laptops powered by Windows 10 Cloud.

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Lenovo's Flex 11 joins the ranks of Android app-loving Chromebooks

Lenovo's Flex 11 Chromebook joins the new generation of Android-app-loving Chromebooks. It also boasts a 360-degree hinge and extra-sturdy construction.

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How to use a Chromebook: 10 must-know tips, tricks, and tools for beginners

Chromebooks are dead-simple to use, but just like any PC a little tweaking makes your experience that much better.

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Acer's Chromebook 11 N7: Tough and economical

Acer's rugged Chromebook 11 N7 is a low-cost, touch-screen laptop that can handle being dropped, shaken and doused.

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Apple forfeits teachers' pet rep as U.S. share sinks

Apple again lost ground last year in the U.S. K-12 market, as Google continued to make gains with its Chrome OS.

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Google slams the brakes on Pixel Chromebooks

Never say never, but Google isn't planning on making any more Chromebooks right now.

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This Asus ROG gaming laptop just dropped to $1,500 on Newegg

If you're looking for a new gaming laptop, Newegg has an interesting deal for an 17.3-inch Asus ROG laptop.

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Fingerprint scanning is coming to Chromebooks

Speculate no more. Google is actively working on a fingerprint unlock feature for Chrome OS.

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How to set up your new Chromebook the right way

Follow these tricks for getting yourself up and running with the right apps, settings, and offline tools.

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Hands-on: Running Android apps on a Chromebook could be the best of both worlds

Running Android apps on a Chromebook once seemed crazy, but it's happening. We take the concept for a spin on Samsung's new Chromebook Pro.

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In PC comeback, ARM will battle Intel in Chromebooks and Windows 10

ARM tried but had a disastrous outing in PCs starting with Linux-based smartbooks and then tablets with Windows RT.

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Lenovo tunes N23 Yoga Chromebook for Android apps with ARM processor

Some Chromebooks released this year will be able to run Android apps from the Google Play Store. Lenovo has tuned its new N23 Yoga Chromebook 2-in-1 to effectively run Android mobile apps.

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All new Chromebooks will get Android app support

Android apps are coming to all Chromebooks released in 2017 or later, Google says.

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