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MacBook Pro review: The Touch Bar bridges the gap between iPad and Mac

With its innovative, contextual, customizable controls, the Touch Bar makes the new MacBook Pros worth buying.

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Early Android app support rolls out to two more Chromebooks

The addition of Acer's R11 and the 2015 Chromebook Pixel brings the total number of Chromebooks able to run the Play Store to three.

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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.

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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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2016 MacBook review: Portable performance

For a lot of people, the MacBook is the ideal laptop. It’s light, small, easy to carry, and offers good performance for productivity software.

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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.

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How to buy a laptop in 2016: Everything you need to know

We'll tell you what's worth getting based on the latest tech innovations, from CPU and storage to RAM, from clamshell to convertible to hybrid.

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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.

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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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Surface Book vs. Surface Pro 4: Picking the best came down to just one thing

The Surface Book's a great convertible laptop. The Surface Pro 4's a great tablet hybrid. Mark Hachman and Gordon Mah Ung debate which is better, and it's not an easy question.

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The latest Chromebooks for schoolkids are designed for playground abuse

Today's Chromebooks are ready to be pulled, pummeled, and even doused with water. Take a look at what Lenovo, Dell and Haier have engineered for their youngest users.

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Back to school on a budget: Choosing a cheap laptop to fit your needs

We reviewed eight mainstream budget laptops—because "cheap" doesn't have to mean "awful."

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How to get started with Cardboard, Google's DIY virtual reality headset

Want to strap your smartphone to your face? It's cheap and relatively easy.

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Why Sony vows to stay in the smartphone business: The Internet of Things

Squashing sale rumors, Sony's Hiroki Totoki says the smartphone plays too important of a role in controlling a vast array of connected devices.

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How to share photos, videos, and more with Android Beam

You can shoot web pages and other items from your Android device to another with this clever feature.

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Qualcomm: A flood of cheap LTE smartphones is on the way

Products powered by the Snapdragon 210 processor have been slower to arrive than the chip maker expected

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The List: New phone vs. Old phone

When you first get your phone, it’s the magical device that answers all your prayers. But two years later you can’t even pay someone to steal it from you.

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