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With coronavirus-prompted distance learning, teens cope with social isolation, new stressors

A cluster of friends high-fived and chatted at the entrance to Reseda Charter High on Wednesday morning, standing rather close to one another at a time when public health officials caution against breaching 6 feet with anyone outside your household. They stood in a line that snaked around the block to pick up school-issued laptops for remote instruction. It’s been nearly two weeks since schools in Southern California and across the nation shuttered, hoping to hamper spread of the coronavirus pan...
Tags: News, Instagram, Education, Cdc, Sport, Soccer, Chromebook, Lausd, Orange County, Facetime, Chromebooks, Usc, Tesoro, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, Wilson

Best Buy and Walmart discount Acer, HP, and Samsung Chromebooks by up to $100

Snag Acer's Chromebook 14, HP's x360, and Samsung's 4+ Chromebooks along with $100 in savings from Best Buy and Walmart.
Tags: Deals, Samsung, Trends, Walmart, Chromebook, Computing, Acer, Chromebooks, Acer Chromebook 14, Samsung Chromebooks, Chromebook deals, HP x360 Chromebook, Samsung Chromebook 4

Best Android apps for Chrome OS

Now that Chrome OS can run Android apps, we sorted through the Google Play store for the best apps for you!
Tags: Google, Android, Trends, Chrome Os, Chromebook, Computing, Android Apps, Best Of, Buying Guides

The best Chromebooks for students in 2020

We review Chrome OS portable computers for performance, battery life, display quality, and other features.
Tags: Students, Trends, Chrome Os, Chromebook, Computing, Tablets, Buying Guides, Portable Computers

Cheap Laptops: Chromebooks and MacBooks on sale starting at just $199

Coronavirus got you working from home? Make sure you’re armed with a laptop that can handle all your tasks.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Chromebook, MacBook Air, Macbook Pro, Asus Chromebook, Laptop Deals, WFH, HP 2-in-1 Chromebook

Works With Chromebook helps you find Chromebook accessories

A charger that gives you power when you need it, cables that ensure you can make important connections, a mouse that helps you work more efficiently—these accessories make it easier to work and play on your Chromebook. To help you find your next accessory, look for the Works With Chromebook logo on products in stores and online. You’ll begin to see the Works With Chromebook badge on certified accessories in the U.S., Canada and Japan. We’ve tested these accessories to ensure they comp...
Tags: Amazon, Japan, Chromebook, Chromebooks, U S Canada, Canada Walmart, Kevin Ngo, Chromebook Works With Chromebook, Bic Camera Japan

Amazon discounts these Samsung Chromebooks by up to $155

Chromebooks are inexpensive laptop alternatives, like Samsung's Chromebook 3, Chromebook Plus V2, and Chromebook Pro.
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Samsung, Trends, Chromebook, Chromebooks, Laptop Deals, Samsung Chromebooks

The best laptops for college students

For today's college students, no tech is as essential as a good laptop that's designed for productivity and entertainment. For anyone starting or returning to college and looking for a new laptop, we have five excellent options to choose from. Overall, the best college laptop is the Dell XPS 13 for many of the same reasons it stands as our best laptop altogether, like ease of use and power. Besides tuition, textbooks, and lodging, many college students will need to spend money on a new laptop....
Tags: Apple, Google, Mac, Trends, Intel, Os, Netflix, Chromebook, Ram, Acer, Ibm, Dell, Mica, Ssd, MacBook Air, Lenovo

Best Buy slashes $250 off the HP Chromebook 15 for today only

Looking for a new Chromebook? Best Buy is offering $250 off HP’s Chromebook 15, bringing its price to $350.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Hp, Best Buy, Chromebook, Computing, Chromebooks, Laptops

The best Chromebook deals available in March 2020

Whether you want a compact laptop to enjoy some entertainment on the go, or you need a no-nonsense machine for school or work, we've smoked out the best cheap Chromebook deals -- from full-sized laptops to 2-in-1 convertibles -- that won't cost you an arm and a leg.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Chromebook, Computing, Chromebooks, Laptops

How To Watch Picture-in-Picture Videos on Chrome OS

Picture-in-picture (PIP) video playback is a near-universal feature for many people—unless you own a Chromebook, that is. There, the feature only works for a couple of apps, unlike the experience you’d get in web browsers and video streaming apps on Android, iOS, Windows, and macOS.Read more...
Tags: Chrome, Google, Netflix, Chromebook, Lifehacks, PIP

Chrome OS 80 Rolls Out with Debian 10 “Buster” Linux Containers

Google finally released the Chrome OS 80 operating system for Chromebook devices, a major update that improves support for Linux apps and adds numerous other features from the Chrome 80 release.
Tags: Google, Chromebook, Linux, Linux Containers

What’s new in Chrome OS: Ambient EQ and a new way to watch Netflix

We’re back with our latest highlight reel on new features on Chromebook. Say hello to Ambient EQ and another way to watch Netflix. Ambient EQ: easy on your eyes  With Ambient EQ, Chromebook screens adapt to any context—whether you’re working outdoors on a sunny day, or if you’re watching a movie while snuggled under a blanket. Ambient EQ naturally adjusts the white balance and color temperature of your Chromebook’s screen based on your surroundings, which makes the content on screen appear m...
Tags: Google, US, Samsung, Netflix, Chromebook, Chromebooks, Alexander Kuscher, Ambient EQ Watch Netflix

Breaker one-nine, this trucker's rubber ducked, facing a year in the slammer for Acer laptop thefts

Driver gets a-weigh with Chromebook thefts and doesn't get away with it Gevorg Kevliyan, a resident of Decatur, Alabama, was sentenced earlier this month to a year in prison and three years of supervised release – for stealing 900 Acer Chromebook laptops from a truck he'd been hired to drive.…
Tags: Software, Chromebook, Acer, Decatur Alabama, Gevorg Kevliyan

The best Chromebook deals we're expecting from Amazon Prime Day 2020

Chromebooks are excellent laptops for everyone from back-to-school shopping students to bargain hunters searching for a convenient and affordable computer. During Amazon Prime Day 2020, Prime members will get to save possibly hundreds on Chromebooks from Acer, Asus, Lenovo, Samsung, and HP among others.  Since Prime Day 2020 deals haven't been released yet, here are some other ways you can save: shop online sales going on today, find coupons for your favorite stores, and browse all the latest ...
Tags: Google, Google Drive, Asus, Samsung, Trends, Intel, Os, Chromebook, Amd, Intel Core, Wacom, Bang Olufsen, NBT, Samsung Chromebook, Clark Howard, Acer Asus Lenovo Samsung

The best 2-in-1 laptops

The best 2-in-1 laptops offer the performance of a laptop and the versatility of a tablet. So far in 2020, the Lenovo Yoga C940 came out on top as the best 2-in-1 laptop for its brilliant balance between power and versatile style. It's not a laptop; it's not a tablet, either. It's both! The 2-in-1 laptop has grown a whole lot better over the past few years, to a point where — in many cases — it's a no-brainer for some buyers over traditional laptops. The two main types of 2-in-1 laptops are th...
Tags: Apple, Google, Microsoft, Trends, Intel, Os, Best, Chromebook, Ram, Nvidia, Ssd, CPU, Atmos, Intel Core, Joe Osborne, Google Pixelbook

Fox Doesn't Stream Well

I have trouble trying to stream Fox content, both with Chromebook and a Windows 7 Netbook (HTPC). It just starts and stops with buffering, too choppy to watch. As a contrast ABC and NBC stream well while CBS has a bit of buffering but not as much as Fox.
Tags: Nbc, Abc, Fox, Chromebook, Cbs, Weapon, The Tech Zone, Fox Doesn

Score huge savings on Chromebooks and Windows 10 laptops with this sale

With more and more people working at the office, at home, and on the go, virtually everyone needs a laptop these days. But the truth is that most of us simply don't require the type of processing power that the incredibly awesome but super-expensive Apple laptops have to offer when it comes to making it through the day. The best-selling laptops below allow you to browse, email, and even game for a tiny fraction of what you'd pay for a MacBook, and each one is available at an additional discount ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Post, News, Intel, Macbook, Chromebook, Dell, Shop, Lenovo, Intel Atom, THOMSON, Intel Celeron, Samsung Chromebook, Dell Chromebook, Lenovo Chromebook

The best laptop deals we're expecting from Amazon Prime Day 2020

Amazon Prime Day 2020 will be here before you know it, bringing some amazing deals on TVs, smart home devices, and laptops. Laptop deals will range from MacBook Air models to high-powered Windows devices and gaming laptops, with likely a few highly affordable Chromebooks thrown in for good measure. Below, we track the laptop deals we expect to see during Amazon Prime Day 2020, including how much they cost right now compared to their Prime Day prices of last year. Every year, around halfway th...
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, Asus, Samsung, Trends, Intel, Macbook, Chromebook, Acer, Nvidia, Dell, MSI, MacBook Air, Razer, Chromebooks, Vega

Lenovo – 100e 11.6″ Chromebook – MediaTek MT8173C – 4GB Memory – 32GB eMMC Flash Memory $99 (Reg. $169)

Check out this deal at Best Buy!  Need an inexpensive computer? Great to do schoolwork! Right now you can score the Lenovo – 100e 11.6″ Chromebook – MediaTek MT8173C – 4GB Memory – 32GB eMMC Flash Memory $99 (Reg. $169) Plus it comes with Free Shipping as well! Here is a description of the product: Google Chrome OS... Read More Read more about Lenovo – 100e 11.6″ Chromebook – MediaTek MT8173C – 4GB Memory – 32GB eMMC Flash Memory $99 (Reg. $169)
Tags: Deals, Chromebook, Lenovo, Free Shipping, Online Deals, Best Buy Coupon

Here’s why buying a high-end Chromebook is finally a good investment

Google is changing the way Chromebook support works, which means new Chromebooks are finally worth buying.
Tags: Chrome, Google Chrome, Google, Opinion, Trends, Chromebook, Computing, Pixelbook Go

The best budget laptops for 2020

Looking for a budget notebook for school, work, or play? The best budget laptops, including our top pick -- the Asus ZenBook UX333 -- will get the job done without digging too deeply into your pockets.
Tags: Asus, Trends, Chromebook, Computing, Dell, Best Of, Laptops, Buying Guides, Best Of Everything, Best Of Tier 1, Tier 4

What's new on the Chromebook App Hub

Editor’s note: This week, we’re at BETT in London, where you can visit us at booth SE30. If you’re #NotAtBett, follow along on Twitter and Facebook.In classrooms around the world, educators rely on Chromebooks to keep their students' data secure. Students like them because they are fast, easy to use and built for collaboration. And because documents are all stored in the cloud, students can share devices and access their work from anywhere. Most importantly, Chromebook apps and features help tea...
Tags: Google, London, Education, Chromebook, Lenovo, Chromebooks, Bett, Facebook In, EFL, Crick, MFL, Nearpod, Chromebook App Hub, Crick Software, Bayo Olotu, AppWriter

Control your music and videos anywhere with one click on Google Chrome now

For all you Chrome browsing internautes out there, Google have updated their browser with a great new tool for quickly controlling playback. Google have added a new button to Google Chrome browsers so that you can control whatever music or videos you’re playing from any tab. The new button in the top right corner, represented with a little list and music icon, opens up a small player with controls to pause, skip, or go back. The ‘Media Hub’, as Google have called it, is part of a series...
Tags: Chrome, Google Chrome, Google, Video, Music, Technology, Media, Chromebook, How To, Browser, Player, Media Player, Tabs, Chrome Browser, Controls, Playback

How to easily zip and unzip any file on your Chromebook, to keep your file sizes small

You can easily zip and unzip files in the "Files" sections of your Chromebook. To unzip a file, simply copy and paste it into the desired folder on your Chromebook. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Zipping files is helpful for sending and storing documents — and it's easy to do so on your Chromebook. To zip files in the Files section on your computer, simply right-click on the selected document or folder. To unzip, copy and paste documents into a new location or drag your f...
Tags: Microsoft, US, Trends, Chromebook, CTRL

Google is shutting down your Chromebook apps, but here’s why you shouldn’t worry

On Chrome OS, the app story is a bit complicated. Chromebook users have long had three different ways to experience apps. That's about to change, and here's why you shouldn't worry.
Tags: Google, Android, Opinion, Trends, Chrome Os, Chromebook, Computing

Chrome gets global media controls

Here is a small but useful new feature in Google Chrome: global media controls that allow you to control all of the audio and video sources in your current tabs from a single widget. With this, you can switch to the next song from your favorite web-based music streaming service, start and stop a YouTube video that’s playing the background or switch back and forth between what’s playing in multiple tabs without having to hunt around your browser for the right tab. It’s not going to rock your worl...
Tags: Google, TC, Spotify, Microsoft, Youtube, Tech, Web Browsers, Software, Chrome Os, Chromebook, Computing, Freeware, Google-chrome, Youtube Music, Tab

33 useful tech gifts for Valentine's Day to buy on Amazon at any budget

Amazon is a convenient place to shop for tech gifts for Valentine's Day, especially if you're a Prime subscriber.  There's a lot for sale on Amazon, probably too much, but we've rounded up the 33 best Amazon tech gifts for Valentine's Day at all budgets.  Whether you're looking for a laptop, speaker, headphones, or anything else, you're bound to love one of these Amazon tech gifts for Valentine's Day. Shopping elsewhere? Read all of our 2019 - 2020 holiday gift ideas here. If you don't live n...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Samsung, Trends, Intel, Netflix, Chromebook, Logitech, Nintendo, Dell, Nikon, Philips, Dslr, Bose

The best Chromebooks

The early generations of Chromebooks were lackluster laptops, but since then, they just keep getting better.  After much research and testing, we found the Google Pixelbook Go to be the best one you can buy. Chromebooks, since their arrival on the shelves of stores and online retailers, have evolved quite a bit. Today, they've become increasingly capable of operating close to that Windows laptops or MacBooks We've used a number of different Chromebooks over the years and conducted lots of rese...
Tags: Google, Google Drive, Trends, Walmart, Intel, Os, Best, Netflix, Chromebook, Ram, Microsoft Office, Dell, Ssd, Lenovo, Chromebooks, Intel Core

How to screenshot on a Chromebook in 2 different ways, and then open those screenshots later

You can take a screenshot on your Chromebook in two ways, both of which involve the "Show all open windows" key on your keyboard. There's also a way to take a screenshot while your Chromebook is in tablet mode, if it has that capability. Once you take your screenshot, you also have two ways to open it: by clicking on the image preview that appears, or by going into your Files folder. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If you've never used a Chromebook before, it may take time...
Tags: Apple, Microsoft, Asus, Trends, Chromebook