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The Chromebook Pixel gets a thumbs-up from Linus Torvalds

'The screen really is that nice,' says the father of Linux.

How I survived 7 days in Chromebook exile

Save your anti-Chromebook insults. Real-world experience proves Chromebooks can make better sense that Windows PCs.

Google squashes 10 Chrome bugs as $100K Pwn2Own hacking prize looms

Google today patched 10 vulnerabilities in Chrome, just two days before the start of Pwn2Own, a hacking contest that has $100,000 in prize money waiting for the first researcher to crack the browser

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Chrome 26 hits beta with a new spell-checking engine

With this latest release, users can sync their custom dictionaries across devices.

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CEO says ARM will learn from its mistakes with Windows RT

Microsoft's new version of Windows written for ARM processors may not be an unqualified success, but ARM's CEO Warren East said the software maker will learn from its mistakes with Windows RT and come back with a better product.

Individual tabs gain nifty new features in pre-release Chrome and Firefox builds

Both Firefox and Chrome are adding new functionality to tabs in their respective bids to build the best web browser.

Hands on with Chromebook Pixel: Google goes after the MacBook

With a Retina-class display and top-of-class build quality, the Chromebook Pixel is Google's answer to Apple's vaunted MacBook. But does the laptop's usefulness match its sky-high price tag?

Google Pixel Chromebook: Will it push the search giant into the retail business?

The latest tech giant expected to open its own stores is Google. The idea of a Google retail chain, first reported by 9-to-5 Google, isn’t so far-fetched even though Google has so far focused on direct sales to consumers through its online Google Play store.

Why Google bothered to make the Chromebook Pixel

Google's Chromebook Pixel is a stunning piece of hardware, but it's running a simplistic operating system that doesn't need hardcore performance. So why does this device even exist? The laptop's slogan provides the answer.

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Google patches Chrome browser, bans stealth add-ons

Google yesterday released Chrome 25, patching 22 vulnerabilities and debuting a new security feature that blocks silent installations of add-ons.