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Google Play For Chromebooks Graduates to Beta Channel


Google Play Store for Chrome OS has graduated to the Beta channel of Chrome OS. The number of devices that this is available is still limited to the initial three. The big news that we all are waiting for is Android apps coming to all Chromebooks. We do not know when that is going to […] Read More

Play Pokemon Go on a Chromebook


Pokemon Go is a free-to-play, location-based augmented reality game for iOS and Android devices. Developed and published by Niantic, Pokemon Go has been a sensation ever since its inception. The app uses a device's GPS and camera to make creatures called Pokémon appear on a user’s screen in and around their physical surroundings, with the final goal of capturing […] Read More

Acer’s Upcoming Chromebook Will Feature MediaTek Processor


Acer is getting ready to release an new Chromebook, Acer CB5-312T with MediaTek MT8173 inside. Acer has been with Chrome OS ever since the first set of commercial Chromebooks. This makes it interesting to watch what Acer is up to in the post-Play Store Chrome OS world. The latest rumors based on a tweet from  Roland Quandt and also […] Read More

How To Disable The Touchpad And Touchscreen on a Chromebook


If you always use a mouse instead of your Chromebook's touchpad / trackpad, you can disable it to avoid accidental clicks. I almost always use a mouse with my laptops. Chromebooks are no different. I have a wireless Microsoft mouse connected to my Chromebook as I write these words. With my old Windows laptops, I […] Read More

Install Windows Software on a Chromebook with CrossOver

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Windows on Android and phone was something that looked like a very bleak possibility once. Not anymore. CodeWeavers, the development company, is going to make this happen pretty soon for all the Windows lovers who miss using their apps on Chrome. CrossOver for Android beta will let you run your favorite Windows software on ChromeBook […] Read More

Acer (AIO) Chromebase 24 Now Available For Purchase

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The entry-level basic version of Acer's all-in-one (AIO) Chromebase 24 is now available for purchase with prices revolving around $450. This consumer version of Acer Chromebase claims to give your business the best that Chrome has to offer. Comes in 5 different models, this is a good buy for those looking for an ideal computer specifically for meetings […] Read More

How to Install Mac OS X El Capitan On an Acer C720 Chromebook


A Reddit user has managed to install macOS El Capitan on an Acer Chromebook. For those who are interested in trying this out, he has shared all the required download and installation instructions as well! Before you get started, remember that this was done on a Core i3 Acer C720 chromebook and the results may […] Read More

Google Play Store Finally Comes to Chromebook Pixel (2015) and Acer R11

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It's finally happened, Google Play Store is here! (for Asus Flip, Pixel 2 and Acer R11 owners on the Dev channel anyways) When Google first announced that the Google Play Store was coming to Chromebooks, we were told that the Asus Flip, Acer R11, and Chromebook Pixel (2015) would receive the update on version 53, […] Read More

Your Device Is Up To Date! Or is it…?

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A fellow Chromebook Central Top Contributor, Jim Dantin recently pointed out to me that there is a large number of users complaining about Chromebooks that are not up to date, and won't update. This naturally leaves the user quite frustrated, understandably. Everybody wants to be on the latest and greatest software, and security updates are very […] Read More

Use or Upgrade an Old Chromebook


The CR-48, the oldest Chromebook patriarch celebrated it's 5 year birthday in December of 2015. It hardly seems like Chromebooks have been around that long, but they have. Not long after the CR-48 Samsung and Acer released models of their own to consumers. And of course since then, every computer manufacturer under the sun has […] Read More

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