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The best Android games for your Chromebook

Now that Chromebooks can run Android apps, its time to load up on some games. But which ones play best on a laptop?

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Meet Fuchsia, a new operating system in the works at Google

Nobody quite knows what it's for (yet), but according to Android Police, it can run on just about any kind of device.

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Best Deals of the Week, August 8-12 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 18th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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24% off Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-C1DZ (15.6-Inch Full HD IPS, 4GB RAM, 16GB SSD) - Deal Alert

The Acer Chromebook 15 has 15.6-inch HD display and features the Intel processor based on Broadwell micro-architecture and it uses the dual-band 802.11ac wireless technology. It all adds up to the right mix of features to make you...

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10 must-have Android apps to make your Chromebook more useful

With Chromebooks gaining access to Android apps, these should be the first you grab from the Play Store.

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How Android apps transformed my Asus Chromebook Flip into an entirely new device

Chromebooks become much more powerful with full access to Google Play.

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The Google Play Store is going live on the Asus Chromebook Flip

It's the first in a long list of Chromebooks scheduled to get access to Google Play's catalogue of over one million apps.

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We asked developers what they think about Android apps on Chrome OS

While bringing the Play Store to Chromebooks presents a lot of opportunity, in some ways it means heading back to the drawing board.

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Here's what Android apps will be like on Chromebooks

Watch this video to see Android apps in action on Chrome OS.


Why not all Chromebooks will get Android apps

Google's five-year-lifespan policy doesn't necessarily include support for new features.


Google promotes accessibility with new features for Android, Chrome OS, and Google Docs

One of those new features lets you control an Android device with just your voice.


Google giving away a batch of goodies to Chromecast, Chromebook, and Android TV owners

The rewards just keep on coming if you've bought into Google's ecosystem. Here's a roundup of the latest deals.


Google didn't just kill Chrome OS, but an Android merger seems likely

The reports and rumors point to a future where Chrome's better security and Android's beefier app ecosystem will play together well.

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5 Google product lines that need update announcements at Google I/O

Enough with the Wi-Fi balloons and self-driving cars. Five real-world Google products and services need fixing, especially with Microsoft stepping up its game.

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Here's how to run Android apps on Chrome with Google's new tool

Google's ARC Welder is a developer app for porting Android apps to Chrome and Chrome OS. But there's nothing stopping you from using it to run your favorite Android apps on your Chromebook.

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The Google Store is Google's new hardware home online

Google-flavored hardware is saying sayonara to the Play Store and hello to the Google Store.

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How to automatically unlock your Chromebook when your Android phone's nearby

If you have an Android 5.0 Lollipop phone, Smart Lock eliminates the need to re-type your password every time you want to fire up your Chromebook.

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