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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...
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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


Code.org: 'Our Team Will Teach Your Children At Home While School Is Closed'

theodp writes: In a Medium post, tech-backed Code.org explains how it will be supporting our community during school closures, which includes "a major investment in online education without an in-person instructor" and other offerings. From the signup form for Code Break: "With schools closed and tens of millions of students at home, Code.org is launching Code Break -- a live weekly webcast where our team will teach your children [K-12 computer science] at home while school is closed, and a week...
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The best Chromebooks for 2019

These Chromebooks are great alternatives for more expensive MacOS and Windows laptops. And they're affordable.
Tags: Trends, Computing, Best Of, Chromebooks, Laptops, Buying Guides, Best Of Everything, Pixelbook, Tier 4


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...
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These home office-worthy laptops are on sale for as little as $399

Working from home due to coronavirus? These laptop deals will see you through.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Asus, Trends, Hp, Macbook, Computing, Home Office, Chromebooks, Laptops, Macbook Pro, Laptop Deals, VivoBook, WFH, Chromebook deals


Even without internet at home, students can keep learning

If your school is operating virtually as a result of COVID-19, you may be wondering how to continue teaching students who don’t have access to the internet at home, or who only have low-bandwidth access. Fortunately, there are many ways to keep Chromebooks and G Suite up and running even when online access is slow or unavailable. We’ve pulled together ideas for educators and school IT teams who want to encourage all students to keep learning, regardless of their online access.  For edtech and IT...
Tags: Google, Education, Docs, Stewart Lee, Chromebooks, South Carolina, Google Classroom, Classroom, Google Forms, Soundtrap, G Suite, Jeff Kurtz, Anderson School District, Eric Lawson, Maine 's York School Department, Grain Valley Schools in Missouri Kyle Pace


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 under $500 for 2020

Just because a laptop is affordable doesn't mean it's bad
Tags: Trends, Computing, Best Of, Chromebooks, Laptops, Buying Guides, Budget Laptops, 2-in-1 Laptops, Tier 4


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


Preparing students to learn from home with Chromebooks

As educators and IT administrators prepare for potential school closures due to COVID-19, we’re offering free access to advanced Hangouts Meet features, as well as resources and tips for teaching classes remotely.School admins can quickly and securely prepare their school's Chromebooks to go home with students. Educators and IT administrators can also use our new resource hub to find materials, resources and training—and we'll continue adding to this as additional resources become available. Sen...
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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


With school closures, teachers can keep their lessons going remotely

I spent more than a decade working in schools as a teacher and administrator. Whenever there was an event that caused the school to close, I found a way to ensure that students didn’t lose valuable learning time. We call this “distance learning” and many teachers, whether they work in a virtual school or are faced with a unique event, are exploring how to make it work. Currently, we’re facing such an event. Concerns over the transmission of COVID-19 are closing schools across the globe, and mill...
Tags: Google, Education, Google Docs, Chromebooks, Google Classroom, Classroom, Facebook Check, G Suite, Teacher Center, Jennie Magiera


Your Chromebook may soon be able to adjust its screen based on your surroundings

The feature will debut on the Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Chromebook
Tags: News, Samsung, Trends, Chrome Os, Computing, Chromebooks, Samsung Galaxy Chromebook


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


Clippers’ ‘Kawhi It’ campaign asks fans to give away giveaway backpacks

LOS ANGELES — A portion of the front row behind the east basket at Staples Center was reserved for Palm Middle School representatives on Friday, including teachers who ended the school week by driving in from Moreno Valley to check in on a former student. That kid grew up to be NBA superstar Kawhi Leonard, in whom his former students see the person they knew years ago. “In sixth grade, he hadn’t grown yet, but he was very, very serious,” Gayle DiCarlantonio said. “Still has the same hairstyle, h...
Tags: Sports, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Kobe Bryant, Chromebooks, Staples Center, Southern California, Rachel Nichols, Moreno Valley, Paul George, George, Inglewood, Clippers


The best laptop deals for March 2020: Dell XPS 13, HP Spectre X360, and more

Whether you need a new laptop for school or work, we put together a list of the best laptop deals right now.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Computing, Acer, Dell, Lenovo, Chromebooks, Macbooks


The best laptop deals for February 2020: Dell XPS 13, HP Spectre X360, and more

Whether you need a new laptop for school or work, we put together a list of the best laptop deals right now.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Computing, Acer, Dell, Lenovo, Chromebooks, Macbooks


The best Chromebook deals available in February 2020

Here are the best Chromebook deals -- from full-sized laptops to 2-in-1s -- that don't cost an arm and a leg.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Computing, Chromebooks, Laptops


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


Nvidia's GeForce Now game streaming service just became available to everyone, and it's already better than Google's Stadia

Nvidia announced on Tuesday the full release of its GeForce Now game streaming service, which has been in beta for several years. GeForce Now will compete against other streaming services like Google Stadia. With that said, GeForce Now is geared towards PC gamers rather than console gamers, as GeForce Now supports PC games stores like Steam, Uplay, Epic, and Battle.net. Compared to Stadia, GeForce Now seems to have some major benefits, like a significantly larger games library. GeForce Now als...
Tags: Apple, Google, Microsoft, Trends, Netflix, Nvidia, Chromebooks, Ray, GeForce Now, Google Stadia, Google Stadia GeForce Now, Stadia Nvidia, Steam Uplay Epic Games Store, PC Mac Chromebooks Android


The best laptops under $500 for 2020

Just because a laptop is affordable doesn't mean it's bad. These laptops under $500 are solid, reliable picks.
Tags: Trends, Computing, Best Of, Chromebooks, Laptops, Buying Guides, Budget Laptops, 2-in-1 Laptops, Tier 4


From pop quiz to final exam: Chromebooks pass the test

Chromebooks help teachers stay organized, jazz up their lesson plans, and collaborate with students. But did you know they can improve the way schools administer assessments? With a secure platform, Chromebooks are ideal for formative assessments, like state exams, or pop quizzes throughout the year. While testing is key in tracking students’ progress, it often only happens at the end of the year, semester, or unit. While that's often too late to fix a concept that students don’t understand, edu...
Tags: Google, Education, Montreal, Chromebooks, Pearson, Google Classroom, Chris Webb, Google Forms, Don Johnston, Miguel Alvarez, Texthelp, Google Forms Quizzes


Unleash student creativity with Chromebooks

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.My favorite part about being on the education team here at Google is talking to teachers about how their classrooms are evolving and how Chromebooks give their students a voice in the world. For generations, “learning” meant memorizing and repeating other peoples’ ideas. Today, with the help of classroom computers and creativity apps, schools are rei...
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Improving 40 million Chromebooks for education

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.On the Google for Education team, we think a lot about how to make sure the technology we’re delivering and schools are using is sustainable. Devices shouldn’t have to be constantly refreshed or replaced after just a couple of years in the classroom. They should be used year after year and consistent updates should continue to expand functionality.We...
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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


Gartner forecast: 2020 to see 0.9% bump in global device shipments thanks to 5G, then 2 more years of decline

The analysts at Gartner have published their latest global device forecast, and while 2020 looks like it may be partly sunny, get ready for more showers and poor weather ahead. Gartner predicts that a bump from new 5G technology will lead to total shipments of 2.16 billion units — devices that include PCs, mobile handsets, watches, and all sizes of computing devices in between — working out to a rise of 0.9% compared to 2019. That’s a modest reversal after what was a rough year for hardware make...
Tags: Apple, Google, Startups, TC, Asia, China, Samsung, Intel, Gartner, Silicon Valley, Huawei, Chromebooks, Benedict Evans, Atwal, Ranjit Atwal, BBK


Gartner: 2020 device shipments to grow 0.9% to 2.16B thanks to 5G, before 2 further years of decline

The analysts at Gartner have published their annual global device forecast, and while 2020 looks like it may be partly sunny, get ready for more showers and poor weather ahead. The analysts predict that a bump from new 5G technology will lead to total shipments of 2.16 billion units — devices that include PCs, mobile handsets, watches, and all sizes of computing devices in between — working out to a rise of 0.9% compared to 2019. That’s a modest reversal after what was a rough year for hardware ...
Tags: Apple, Google, TC, Asia, Internet Of Things, Technology, Hardware, Electronics, China, Samsung, Tech, Intel, Smartphone, Smartphones, Analysis, Devices


Gartner: 2020 will see 0.9% bump in global device shipments, to 2.16B, thanks to 5G, then 2 more years of decline

The analysts at Gartner have published their latest global device forecast, and while 2020 looks like it may be partly sunny, get ready for more showers and poor weather ahead. Gartner predicts that a bump from new 5G technology will lead to total shipments of 2.16 billion units — devices that include PCs, mobile handsets, watches, and all sizes of computing devices in between — working out to a rise of 0.9% compared to 2019. That’s a modest reversal after what was a rough year for hardware m...
Tags: Apple, Google, TC, Asia, Hardware, China, Samsung, Tech, Intel, Analysis, Devices, Gartner, Silicon Valley, Huawei, Forecasts, Chromebooks