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Lenovo's Flex 11 joins the ranks of Android app-loving Chromebooks

Lenovo's Flex 11 Chromebook joins the new generation of Android-app-loving Chromebooks. It also boasts a 360-degree hinge and extra-sturdy construction.

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Hands-on: Running Android apps on a Chromebook could be the best of both worlds

Running Android apps on a Chromebook once seemed crazy, but it's happening. We take the concept for a spin on Samsung's new Chromebook Pro.

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All new Chromebooks will get Android app support

Android apps are coming to all Chromebooks released in 2017 or later, Google says.

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Android chief squashes rumors of Android merging with Chrome OS

Google SVP Hiroshi Lockheimer says Android and Chrome OS will eventually share more features but remain separate.

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22% off ASUS Chromebook C202 11.6" Rugged Water Resistant Design, 180 Degree Hinge - Deal Alert

ASUS Chromebook C202 features a 180-degree hinge, spill-resistant keyboards, and reinforced rubber wrapped frames that meet the daily rigors and intense usage at home or by students both inside and outside of the classroom.

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Four new Chromebooks get access to Google Play Store in the developer channel

The Dell Chromebook 13, HP Chromebook 13, Samsung Chromebook 3, and ASUS C301SA are the latest lucky recipients.

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Andromeda inbound? Google's long-rumored Android/Chrome OS merger may debut Oct 4

Are Chrome OS and Android on a collision course?

Save Big on Select Chromebooks Through 9/26 Only on Amazon - Deal Alert

Many popular Chromebook models are discounted on Amazon, through 9/26 only.

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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.

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.

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Why not all Chromebooks will get Android apps

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

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