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Microsoft Office can now work on all Play Store-compatible Chromebooks

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 27 November 2017

Until now, the Microsoft Office suite has only been available on a handful of Chromebooks, but now they work on all Play-Store compatible offerings. FULL STORY >

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37 000 users downloaded fake AdBlock extension from Chrome Store

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 October 2017

A fairly worrying development for Google's verification process, as a fake AdBlock extension for Chrome was downloaded by 37 000 users. FULL STORY >

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The Pixelbook is Google's latest 4-in-1 notebook offering

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 5 October 2017

Dubbed the high performance Chromebook by Google, the new Pixelbook was a surprise arrival at last night's MadeByGoogle event. FULL STORY >

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Acer refreshes Switch 7, Spin 5 and Swift 5 at IFA 2017

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 31 August 2017

The Next@Acer press conference at IFA 2017 had plenty to offer notebook fans, with refreshed models arriving for the Switch 7, Spin 5 and Swift 5. FULL STORY >

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Future Chromebooks may feature Google Assistant key and fingerprint sensor

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 28 June 2017

Reports suggest the next Chromebook will introduce a Google Assistant key and fingerprint sensor. FULL STORY >

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Google plans to introduce new Chrome ad blocker next year

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 June 2017

Your Chrome browser should feature less annoying ad pop-ups next year. FULL STORY >

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New Surface notebook leaked ahead of today's Microsoft event

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 May 2017

With Microsoft expected to make a number of announcements at its event later today, images and video of a new Surface notebook have prematurely been 'released'. FULL STORY >

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Chrome now cutting power to background tabs

By Staff Writer 16 March 2017

Starting in version 57, Chrome will throttle individual background tab, helping to save power. FULL STORY >

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Google makes Daydream VR content readily available via the Chrome app

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 February 2017

The latest update for the Chrome mobile app now allows users with certain devices to access websites with VR content. FULL STORY >

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Google reportedly working on VR version for Chrome

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 1 July 2016

According to reports, the latest versions of Chrome Beta and Chrome Dev for Android feature elements that will make VR functionality a reality. FULL STORY >

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HP unveils its new premium Chromebook 13 notebook

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 29 April 2016

HP has unveiled a new Chromebook ladies and gentleman, and the 13.3" notebook looks very good indeed. FULL STORY >

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Google reportedly bringing greater access to Android apps for Chrome OS users

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 25 April 2016

As found by a Reddit user, Google could be integrating more Android app functionality for its Chrome OS and Chromebook users. FULL STORY >

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New screenshots of Google Chrome show Material Design in action

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 1 February 2016

Google's Material Design language is alive and well on its mobile platforms, but yet to make its way to Chrome. New screenshots show what the change to the browser will look like. FULL STORY >

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New Acer Chromebook destined for SA

By Staff Writer 13 January 2016

The Taiwanese company has rolled out the newest model in its Chromebook 11 line, with the CB3-131 destined for South Africa, landing in Q2 for R4 500. FULL STORY >

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Acer IFA 2015 - Taiwanese manufacturer showcases home and office lineup

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 September 2015

Aiming to ride the crest of the wave that is Windows 10, Acer showcases a cross-platform lineup that touches on every point of tech in the home and office. FULL STORY >

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Bitcoin's surge (6 votes)
The rise of A.I. (2 votes)
The WannaCry ransomware attack (1 votes)
#DataMustFall (2 votes)
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