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Nvidia GeForce Now brings Steam purchase sync to Chromebooks

Nvidia GeForce Now brings Steam purchase sync to Chromebooks

Nvidia's GeForce Now started with the promise of running all your existing PC games in the cloud, but game studios started pulling games shortly after the service's launch. GeForce Now is slowly addressing complaints from both customers and developers, and one major criticism — finding out which of your Steam games work on GeForce Now — is now much less of a pain.

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Woot one-day Chromebook refurb deals include the Acer Chromebook 715 for as little as $340

Woot one-day Chromebook refurb deals include the Acer Chromebook 715 for as little as $340

The fall semester's starting up, and with many schools opting for remote learning, Chromebooks are hotter than ever. Unfortunately, that means that most are out of stock. If you're fine with a refurbished unit, Woot is offering some higher-end Chromebooks right now for decent prices.

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Get a Samsung Chromebook 4+ for as low as $250 right now

Get a Samsung Chromebook 4+ for as low as $250 right now

Chromebooks are in hot demand as kids get back to school, and the Samsung Chromebook 4+ is one of the best budget options around. Sure, it doesn't have a high-end CPU, but it's one of the few laptops available for under $300 with a 1080p screen and at least 4GB RAM. Now you can get one for as little as $250.

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Fantastic roguelike platformer Dead Cells is now free for Chromebook owners

Fantastic roguelike platformer Dead Cells is now free for Chromebook owners

Google has been offering free perks to Chromebook owners for a while now. These perks have ranged from access to free games to access to streaming services like Disney+ or even Stadia. The latest perk added to the growing list is a free copy of Dead Cells, a fantastic indie metroidvania game that would usually run everyone $8.99 on the Play Store. This perk will be available until August 7th, 2021, providing everyone ample opportunity to grab one of the best platformers available on Chrome OS and Android.

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Spotify optimizes its interface for Android tablets and Chromebooks

Spotify optimizes its interface for Android tablets and Chromebooks

There's a lot that Spotify can improve in its app's experience, but the most glaring issue for anyone using a larger-screened Android device was the lack of any interface optimization. The phone UI simply stretched to fill the screen, with tiny touch targets and no special consideration given to the larger screen estate. That's changed now as Spotify began rolling out a new tablet-optimized design on Android.

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Dell reveals two new Latitude Chromebooks with 10th-gen Intel Core processors

Dell reveals two new Latitude Chromebooks with 10th-gen Intel Core processors

Dell has been producing Chromebooks for years, though most of them have been focused on corporate deployments rather than use by individuals. Today the company revealed its new Latitude 7410 Chromebook Enterprise lineup, which includes a traditional laptop and a 2-in-1. Like the majority of Dell's Chromebooks, they are being targeted at business use, but will also be available through direct sales channels.

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HP's 14" Chromebook x360 14c 2-in-1 is $399 ($230 off) for students at Best Buy

HP's 14" Chromebook x360 14c 2-in-1 is $399 ($230 off) for students at Best Buy

If you're after a snappy-looking Chromebook, but last week's $799 Galaxy Chromebook was a bit out of budget, we've got something for half the price. This model of the 14" HP Chromebook x360 14c is currently just $399 ($230 off) at Best Buy. The only catch is that you have to be registered as a student with your Best Buy account.

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You'll finally be able to run a Windows virtual machine on your Chromebook with Parallels

You'll finally be able to run a Windows virtual machine on your Chromebook with Parallels

Chromebooks were initially designed to be lightweight web-browsing laptops but gradually started gaining more features, especially when it came to offline computing. However, unlike macOS or Linux, Chrome OS doesn't have the ability to locally run Windows apps, which can sometimes be essential, especially when it comes to corporate apps. Back in June, Parallels and Google announced a partnership stating Chromebooks would soon be able to run Windows apps "seamlessly." The promise is now closer to reality, with the Parallels Desktop for Chromebook Enterprise set to be released this fall.

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Chromebook owners can now redeem three free months of Stadia Pro

Chromebook owners can now redeem three free months of Stadia Pro

Computers that lack native software for common tasks can be a tough sell sometimes, which is why Google throws in a few perks when you buy a Chromebook. Google recently started including a free year of 100GB Dropbox storage with Chromebooks (on top of the 100GB Google Drive offer that has been around for years), but now there's another promotion — three months of Stadia Pro.

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Google is going all-in on Windows app support for Chrome OS

Google is going all-in on Windows app support for Chrome OS

Last month, Google announced that Chrome OS was getting support for Windows apps via Parallels, and while we knew the "why?" much of the "how?" remained to be determined. But in an interview today with The Verge, Google is revealing more of the juicy details behind the change.

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