Chromebook Comparison and 2019 Buyer's Guide

Chromebook Comparison and 2019 Buyer's Guide Find the best Chromebook to meet your needs with our Chromebook Comparison App! Sort, filter and search for Chromebooks, get the latest prices and find your perfect Chrome OS device. Compare Chromebooks Now

Amazon Prime Day Chromebook Deals 2019

Amazon Prime Day Chromebook Deals 2019 If you’re looking for a Chromebook this year, Prime Day will likely offer your best chance at scoring a super deal. Check out the top Chromebook deals be this Amazon Prime Day!

10 Alternative Web Browsers for Ubuntu

10 Alternative Web Browsers for Ubuntu Linux Here are 10 alternative browsers that you may find useful or interesting. This is not a comprehensive list of Linux web browsers, just 10 that we liked. If you're using Firefox or Chromium on Ubuntu, you can install these browsers from this page by clicking on the Install Now button after each browser summary.

5 Online Backup Solutions for Ubuntu

5 Online Backup Solutions for Ubuntu Linux The Cloud has promised us infinite, cheap storage where we can save our ever-growing data. Online cloud backups can be a great part of your overall backup plan, but it's important that your data is secure, encrypted, and backed up automatically. Here are a few online backup tools that aim to make cloud backups easy for users.

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Keyboards for Chromebooks and Chromeboxes

Keyboards for Chromebooks and Chromeboxes It's possible to use a Chromebook or Chromebox with a regular keyboard, it's not very fun since the special Chrome OS keys are not available. Find an external keyboard for your Chromebook. Continue reading ...

Amazon Prime Day Chromebook Deals 2019

Amazon Prime Day Chromebook Deals 2019 If you’re looking for a Chromebook this year, Prime Day will likely offer your best chance at scoring a super deal. Check out the top Chromebook deals be this Amazon Prime Day! Continue reading ...

10 Alternative Web Browsers for Ubuntu Linux

10 Alternative Web Browsers for Ubuntu Linux Here are 10 alternative browsers that you may find useful or interesting. This is not a comprehensive list of Linux web browsers, just 10 that we liked. If you're using Firefox or Chromium on Ubuntu, you can install these browsers from this page by clicking on the Install Now button after each browser summary. Continue reading ...

Chromebooks with Backlit Keyboards

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Chromebook Comparison and 2019 Buyer's Guide

Chromebook Comparison and 2019 Buyer's Guide Find your perfect Chromebook with our Chromebook comparison app and learn everything you need to know to compare Chromebooks. Sort, filter, and see Chromebook specs in one place. Continue reading ...

Chromebook Deals for Memorial Day Weekend 2019

Chromebook Deals for Memorial Day Weekend 2019 Check out the top Chromebook deals be this Memorial Day weekend! Continue reading ...

Enable Emjois in Ubuntu 19.04

Enable Emjois in Ubuntu 19.04 For most Ubuntu 19.04 users, color emoji support is installed out of the box. However, if you've done a minimal install or some other alternative installation, you might be missing the necessary font package to view emojis correctly. Continue reading ...

Chromebook Deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018

Chromebook Deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018 What will the top Chromebooks be this Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Last year saw some incredible sales, stay tuned for last minute deals in 2018! Continue reading ...

Nintendo Switch Deals - Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018

Nintendo Switch Deals - Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018 What will the top Nintendo deals be this Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Continue reading ...

Can I Hack A School Issued Chromebook?

Can I Hack A School Issued Chromebook? Sometimes people ask if it's possible to hack or bypass the security on their school-issued Chrome OS devices. So, can you bypass the administrator restrictions or school enterprise enrollment on your Chromebook? Continue reading ...

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