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A Chromebook can increase the protection of air-gapped computers

Thanks to WikiLeaks, we now know air gapping is insufficient. But all is not lost, a Chromebook can pump up the protection of air-gapped computers.

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Is Chrome OS right for you? A 3-question quiz to find out

Chromebooks aren't like regular computers -- so are they right for your needs? These three questions will help you find the answer.

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2 handy yet hidden Chromebook security features

Chromebook security gets simpler with these ultra-useful but off-the-beaten-path options.

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Flash Player updated just 3 days after an update

Traveling a well-worn route, there is yet another update to Adobe's Flash Player. No critical security flaws.

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Google I/O: What about Android on Chrome OS?

Google introduced many neat new Android features at the conference. Moving forward with Android on Chrome OS wasn’t one of them.

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VPNs on a Chromebook: a scorecard of VPN providers

Interested in using a VPN on a Chromebook? Here is a scorecard of VPN providers that do and do not support Chrome OS.

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Triple your privacy with a Chromebook and two VPNs

In response to privacy invasions by internet service providers, a Chromebook and two VPNs should offer great security, privacy and anonymity.

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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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Review: Samsung Chromebook Pro brings touch computing up a notch

The Samsung Chromebook Pro is a convertible laptop/tablet that comes with an excellent touch display and a built-in stylus, making it useful for a variety of tasks.

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Welcome to the brave new world of Android apps on Chromebooks

Android app support for Chromebooks is now a reality. Here's what you need to know about this exciting new feature.

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Spyware on a Chromebook

Two more cases of Chrome extensions that have way too much latitude.

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CES 2017: Samsung adds Android-capable Chromebooks to its mix

Samsung is still refining its line of Chromebooks, this time to optimize them for use with Android apps.

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Review: Acer Chromebook R 13 -- a Chromebook with class

Acer's latest Chromebook is sleek, nicely designed, and offers a touch screen, convertible display and the ability to use Android apps.

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22% off ASUS Chromebook C202 11.6" Rugged Water Resistant Design, 180 Degree Hinge - Deal Alert

ASUS Chromebook C202 features a 180-degree hinge, spill-resistant keyboards, and reinforced rubber wrapped frames that meet the daily rigors and intense usage at home or by students both inside and outside of the classroom.

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First look: Android on Chrome OS is a poor fit

Even for a beta, the merger of Google's two operating systems is a disappointment that begs the question: Why bother?

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Andromeda? Making sense of an Android-Chrome OS marriage

Are Android and Chrome OS coming together for real this time? Some thoughts and a theory on how a string of saucy new rumors could play out.

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Dealing with VPNs on a Chromebook running Android apps

My first impression of Android on a Chromebook was positive. But, you do need to be aware of how VPNs are handled, since there are now two different operating systems running on a single computer.

Save Big on Select Chromebooks Through 9/26 Only on Amazon - Deal Alert

Many popular Chromebook models are discounted on Amazon, through 9/26 only.

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