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Leaving Windows 7? Here are some non-Windows options.

If you’re not feeling too comfortable about Windows 10 as Windows 7 comes to the end of its days, there are alternatives.

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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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How Chrome OS Virtual Desks could change the way you work

A new feature coming to Chromebooks has tons of productivity potential — but it's up to you to put it to use.

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The most important thing to check before buying a Chromebook

Save yourself from buyer's remorse by thinking through what a Chrome OS device-maker won't tell you.

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Google's officially done making its own tablets

This just in: The Pixel Slate won't get a younger sibling, and Google's future self-made computers will revolve exclusively around the laptop form.

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4 fancy new Chrome OS features to watch for this summer

Chromebook owners, take note: Some powerful new possibilities are headed your way.

Google Operating System Confusion

Get ready for some serious Google operating system confusion

Think Google's lineup of overlapping operating systems is overwhelming now? Just wait.

Chromebook Puzzle

The curiously missing piece in Google's Chromebook puzzle

Chromebooks come in all different styles and sizes, but one critical option is still missing from the list of available choices.

Google Hardware Pivot

Making sense of Google's hardware pivot

The notion of Google scaling back its self-made hardware efforts seems strange on the surface — but the more you think about it, the more sense it makes.

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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.

New Chromebook Features

7 fresh Chromebook features to keep an eye on

Chrome OS is constantly getting updated with interesting new elements — and if you don't know what to watch for, it's easy to miss a worthwhile addition.

Is Chrome OS Right For You?

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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The best Linux apps for Chromebooks

Make your Chromebook even more capable with this carefully selected set of Linux apps for expanding Chrome OS's potential as a business tool.

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65 Chromebook tips for maximum productivity

Supercharge your Chrome OS experience with these time-saving tricks and techniques.

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Hell froze over: Microsoft moves Edge to Chromium

This move is not only good for users, it showcases both a new Microsoft and a new, more successful tech industry approach to success for everyone.

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Pixel Slate vs. Pixelbook: The productivity conundrum

Google's new Surface-like convertible has plenty of surface-level appeal, but can it stand up to the company's reigning productivity champion?

New Chromebook Features

8 noteworthy new features coming to Chromebooks this month

These hidden gems will make Chrome OS more versatile and powerful — but it's up to you to find 'em on your Chromebook.

Chrome Text Expander

A time-saving typing tool that works anywhere in Chrome

Reclaim wasted time and watch your efficiency soar with this spectacularly useful cross-platform add-on.

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Google Smart Lock on Chrome OS: 2 fast fixes and a power-user tip

Make Smart Lock more effective and efficient with this simple tune-up and time-saving shortcut.

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Linux apps on Chrome OS: An easy-to-follow guide

Linux apps can expand your Chromebook's capabilities and open up all sorts of interesting options — but first, you have to know where to begin.

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