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Google adding Pixel’s Super Res Zoom to Chromebooks

After updating Chromebook system requirements to qualify as “Chromebook Plus,” Google adds zooming capability to the camera app. The addition also seemingly includes the ‘Super Res Zoom‘ feature found on Google’s Pixel phones starting with the Google Pixel 3. Super Res Zoom utilizes Machine Learning (ML) to extract more detail in the final result. Chromebooks usually have a front-facing webcam for your video calls, although, you can capture still images too. However, the sub-par hardware doesn’t always lead to a final…

The 12 best Chromebook deals in January 2024 — from $63

Acer While Chromebook deals grew in popularity because they’re generally cheaper alternatives to Windows-based laptop deals, Chromebooks have further developed over the years to provide a convenient and functional experience despite their lower prices. Most Chromebooks maintain affordability by going with low-end components, while still promising smooth performance because their operating system, Google’s Chrome OS, mostly uses web-based apps instead of installed software, resulting in low overhead and quick…

HP’s new Chromebooks are purpose-built for mobile workers and students

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Best Chromebook Deals: Get an HP Chromebook for $190 & More

Asus If the laptop deals that you’re seeing are still beyond your budget, you may want to check out Chromebooks, which are generally more affordable alternatives to Windows-based machines. Powered by Chrome OS, these devices are capable of running fast and smooth despite low-end components because of their operating system’s web-based nature, so you don’t have to install much software that slows down laptops. While a few Chromebooks are pushing the envelope with top-tier specifications, most of the Chromebook deals…

Get up to $610 off MacBooks, gaming laptops, Chromebooks and more

Cyber Monday always brings a barrage of laptop deals, but most of them either aren't priced that much lower than usual or apply to notebooks that aren't worth your time. If you need a refresh, we've scoured the sales and rounded up the best Cyber Monday laptop deals we could find below. While many of the deals are left over from Black Friday, we're still seeing all-time lows on several gaming laptops, MacBooks, Chromebooks and Windows ultrabooks we recommend. Just note that many of these laptop deals apply to…

Google has ‘good news’ for Steam gamers on Chromebook

has rolled out the latest update for its ChromeOS software widely. Chrome OS 119 update will make it easier for Chromebook users to play games on Steam. With this update, Chromebook users will be able to play Steam games straight from their app drawer. Previously, users needed to own a compatible Chromebook and enable a flag to access Steam games. Now, the latest update this is set to change.Chromebook users who haven’t received the update yet can manually install it themselves. For this, users have to check the settings…

Microsoft’s new app brings Windows to Chromebooks, Macs – for select users

Windows App will have a customizable home screen with access to multiple services and PCs from one screen, plus multiple monitor support, custom display resolutions, dynamic display resolutions and scaling, Microsoft Teams optimization, and support for webcams, audio, storage devices, and printers.To access Windows App, you'll need the latest version of Windows 365 -- which is turning into the new app. When you open 365, you'll be notified of the change and see an option to take a tour of Windows App features. After

How to Use Hidden Browser Window Controls

ChromeOS users, learn how to use these hidden browser window controls, and find out why you’ll want to use them. ChromeOS offers several ways to efficiently position windows, which means for many purposes you won’t need to manually move or resize browser windows or Android apps. The controls let you rapidly make a window full screen, half-screen, partial screen or float in front of other windows. While these controls work for all browser windows, not all Android apps resize smoothly. If you use…

Holiday Gift Guide 2023: Best Chromebooks

Chromebooks used to be the afterthought when it came to laptops but they’ve grown over the years into fully fledged portable computers that do really anything a Windows or Mac laptop will do. They even come with some powerful components these days and you can play games on them. Not just Android games either. Full PC games from Steam and other PC clients. Five years ago if you said Chromebooks would eventually be capable of accessing my Steam library and letting me play games from it, I’d have called you a liar. But…

Best Lenovo laptop Black Friday deals: Chromebooks, 2-in-1s

Mark Coppock/Digital Trends / Digital Trends Lenovo is one of the best laptop brands, so you should never pass up a chance to enjoy savings when buying one of its devices — whether it be Chromebooks, student laptops, office laptops, or gaming laptops. Fortunately, discounts are plenty with this year’s Black Friday deals, so even if you’re on a tight budget, you’ll surely come across an offer that’s perfect for you. There may not be enough time for you to go through all of the retailers’ websites though, so to help…