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October 11, 2018 11:00 AM Google Chromecast is losing the TV battle to Roku, Amazon

The new Google logo is displayed at the Google headquarters on September 2, 2015 in Mountain View, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Google is doing great on handheld screens. It's dabbling in larger screens with its smart displays, and its Chromebooks are holding their own on even bigger screens. But on the biggest screen in the house 107

May 3, 2017 12:29 AM Windows 10 S: Chromebook killer or the second coming of Windows RT?

Yes, there were plenty of teachers on stage, and the slick videos that showed off its new education offerings were filled with happy students in classroom settings. But the two products that took center stage, Windows 10 S and the new Surface Laptop, ultimately have a reach that goes well beyond the schoolhouse. In the run-up to this event, there was plenty 68

May 2, 2017 9:13 PM Google's surging Chromebooks will test Microsoft's new Windows 10 S PCs

Chromebook shipments are expected to increase by 15 percent this year. Microsoft for years has been trying to tackle the growing threat of Google’s Chrome OS, which is siphoning PC market share away from Windows. The company’s new Windows 10 S operating system, announced on Tuesday, will be Microsoft’s latest attempt to tackle Google’s surging Chrome 99

May 2, 2017 4:30 PM Microsoft's sleek Surface Laptop is the flagship for Windows 10 S

The Surface Laptop will lead a new generation of ultraportables. Windows is taking aim at Chromebooks yet again, but with Windows 10 S, Microsoft’s leading the charge with a Google Chromebook Pixel-like ‘halo’ PC of its own: the 13.5-inch Surface Laptop. Yes that’s right, laptop. Unlike the convertible Surface Book and Surface Pro, the new Surface Laptop 63

May 2, 2017 3:21 PM Microsoft's Windows 10 S attempts to retake the classroom

Promising a more stable and safe experience, the new version of its PC software will come with heavy restrictions. Your kid's next computer may say it's powered by Microsoft's software, but it may not be the Windows you're used to. If it's running Windows 10 S, Microsoft's new software announced Tuesday at an education-focused event in New York, it'll 78

May 2, 2017 3:07 PM Microsoft's new Windows 10 S will take on Chrome OS

Microsoft's Windows 10 S is targeted at classrooms, and top PC makers will ship low-cost laptops with the OS in summer Microsoft hopes a new Windows 10 operating system called Windows 10 S will usurp Chromebook's domination in education and provide a better way for students to learn. The new version of Windows, announced at an event in New York Tuesday 55

February 10, 2017 3:00 PM The 5 stages of Chromebook acceptance

Giving up Windows or MacOS for a Chromebook requires a mental journey through anger, denial and bargaining, all on your way to acceptance. Laptop trends come and go. We've lived through netbooks, ultrabooks and even stereoscopic 3D laptops (yes, that was a thing for a while). Most don't stick around for the long haul, so I originally approached Chromebooks 67

January 11, 2017 9:37 PM PC sales decline again

LOS ANGELES - Been spending more time on your smartphone? You're not alone. For the first year in a row, worldwide PC shipments fell again, this time down 6.2% from 2015, according to researcher Gartner. Total shipments in 2016 were 269.7 million units. (These numbers reflect traditional desktop and notebook computers, but not Google's low-cost Chromebooks 71

January 5, 2017 5:09 PM Samsung’s new Chromebooks should make Microsoft and Intel nervous

The new Samsung Chromebook Plus and Pro, announced at CES 2017, were preceded by a reminder the company has backed this whole Chromebook thing all along. In fact, it produced the first Chromebooks all the way back in 2011. Every other major PC manufacturer has jumped on board since then, but Samsung’s have remained among the best options. Now, six years 64

November 27, 2016 6:42 PM Stores with Cyber Monday 2016 Deals: List of biggest retailers participating this year

Black Friday may be over, but those searching for the best deals on their holiday shopping still have Cyber Monday to look forward to. Rewarding shoppers who purchase from the comfort of their computer screens, this Cyber Monday will bring some of the best online deals of the year on everything from clothes to electronics. Target will offer 15% off sitewide 61