Chrome OS to bring Android VPN support for Linux apps on Chromebooks

Using an Android VPN app on your Chromebook? That’s great as long as you stay in Chrome OS: You won’t get VPN security when using Linux apps. A recent code commit suggests that Chrome OS will extend Android VPN support to Linux, however.

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Deal: All Pixelbook models are $200 off, starting at $799 from Google and Best Buy

I’ve said more than once that most people would be better served by the Google Pixelbook than the Pixel Slate. Now you can nab one for $200 off, regardless of model directly from Google. Or get it from Best Buy with a free Home Mini.

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Google Stadia turns every Chromebook into a PC gaming rig

With the cloud as the new game platform, Google Stadia will bring high-end PC game experiences to just about any screen, and that includes all Chromebooks.

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Reader question: How to get Microsoft Visual Code working in Linux on an ARM-based Chromebook

There’s a wide range of great Linux apps for Chromebooks, unless you have an ARM-powered device, that is. Luckily, Visual Code is available through a community build project.

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You can now subscribe to availability updates for the Asus Chromebook Flip C434

Asus is running ads for the Chromebook Flip C434 saying “Shop Now” but you can’t quite yet. Instead, you can see the base model specs and price, or register for product availability updates.

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Chrome OS 73 bringing additional tablet transition fixes to 2-in-1 Chromebooks, Pixel Slate

The biggest issue to plague the Pixel Slate is the poor animation performance in overview mode. More fixes and optimizations are coming this week in Chrome OS 73.

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[email protected] event scheduled for April 11; new Chromebooks expected

Acer’s Next press event is scheduled for April 11 where the company is expected to announce new Chromebooks for 2019. Last year’s event saw the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 and four other Chromebooks.

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Chrome OS 73 brings Linux app support, managed guest sessions to enterprises

After consumers gained support for Linux apps in Chrome OS 69, enterprise users get the feature in Chrome OS 73, along with managed guess sessions for improved device sharing.

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No more Google Chromebooks? If true, it’s not all “doom and gloom”.

Google is reportedly getting out of the Chromebook hardware business but we don’t know why, or if it’s even true. If it is, the negative impact is minimal and there could even be some positive aspect to come.

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Base Asus Chromebook Flip C434 lands on Staples site, Core i5 model shown at Promevo for $749.99

March is nearly half over and Asus said to expect its Chromebook Flip C434 this month. Staples is now showing the base model while Promevo has it and the Core i5 edition prepping for orders.

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How to use Skype for Web on a Chromebook now that Microsoft isn’t supporting it

With an updated Skype for Web service, Microsoft has eliminated support for all but the Edge and Chrome browsers on certain hardware. To get around this on a Chromebook, you can use this trick.

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