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Old PCs can find new life with Google ChromeOS Flex

Do you have Macs and PCs from the last ten years running outdated OSes or gathering dust? Want to use them with a modern, safe operating system? It's time to check out Google ChromeOS Flex.

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Chromebooks: Desktops you can trust to be there

When a PC goes south, there’s often little you can do to get back to work. With a Chromebook, if one fails, you just get another one, and you’re back in business.

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4 buried treasures that'll transform your Chrome OS experience

These new out-of-sight switches will save you time and make your Chromebook significantly smarter. So what are you waiting for?

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Android tablets? Chromebook tablets? How Google thinks both can thrive

With Google renewing its focus on Android tablets, what's in the cards for the future of Chrome OS? Here, for the first time, are some inside answers.

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A fascinating twist at the intersection of Android and Chrome OS

Think you've seen all there is to see with Google's Android-Chrome-OS alignment? Think again, baby.

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Meet Chrome OS Flex, Google's new weapon for desktop domination

Is that an old Windows system or a current Chrome OS computer? Google's getting ready to blur the lines of desktop computing in some seriously shape-shifting ways.

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Supply chain, semi-conductor issues slam PC shipments

The same supply chain issues facing other industries slowed PC sales during the past two quarters, meaning enterprises can expect to wait up to a full quarter before receiving orders, according to research firm Gartner.

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11 tips for wicked-fast Chromebook web browsing

Zoom around your browser like nobody's business with these easy-to-miss Chrome OS maneuvers.

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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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11 smart steps for managing files on a Chromebook

Working in Chrome OS? These are the efficiency-enhancing file tricks you've been missing.

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Give your Chrome OS interface an instant upgrade

Your Chromebook's got a new and improved way of getting stuff accomplished, and it'll take you all of 20 seconds to turn it on.

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3 smart shortcuts for a curiously hidden Chrome OS command

Chromebook owners, take note: These are the shortcuts you've been missing.

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Chromebook cheat sheet: How to get started

Got a new Chromebook? This guide will help you navigate the ever-expanding world of Chromebook apps and figure out how to make the most of Chrome OS.

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The best new Chrome OS feature you aren’t yet using

This hidden Chromebook gem is well worth your while to uncover.

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The most important Chrome OS feature of 2021 isn't coming from Google

What a weird and wild twist for the ever-evolving Chromebook saga.

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Why worry with Windows 11 when you've got Chromebooks (and Chrome OS)?

What does Windows 11 really bring to the table? Better security (maybe) and Android compatibility, yes. But don't Chromebooks already have that covered?

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‘Chrome OS’ on any device: Deploying CloudReady in the enterprise

While devices running CloudReady OS aren’t true Chromebooks, they offer an attractive option for enterprise use. Here’s how to deploy and manage CloudReady devices at your organization.

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6 noteworthy new Chrome OS features to keep an eye on

Attention, Chromebook owners: Some useful new stuff is on the way — and some of it's even available this minute, if you know how to find it.

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The smart worker's guide to using a Chromebook offline

Chrome OS may be cloud-centric at its core, but you can get plenty accomplished offline on a Chromebook — if you set things up thoughtfully in advance.

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