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Can I run Windows apps on a Chromebook in 2021?

If you recently made the switch from Windows to a Chromebook, you're probably missing some of your favorite apps. It's no secret that some Windows apps can't run natively on Chrome OS. Users often miss their favorite productivity apps, creator tools, and games when making the switch. Luckily, there are options if you need Windows...

Xbox Cloud Gaming is now available to everyone on iOS and Windows

If you've been eager to play the games available on Xbox Game Pass through the cloud on your PC or Apple device, here's some good news for you. Microsoft has announced that Xbox Cloud Gaming is now fully available to users on iOS and Windows. The service had launched for these platforms in a limited...

Netflix now lets you start watching shows that aren’t done downloading yet

Have you ever been somewhere where there isn't Internet, tried to download a Netflix show or movie to watch in advance, but didn't have time to finish the download? I certainly have, and lots of other people have too. To combat this problem, Netflix will now let you watch shows and movies that have partially...

Microsoft Office is getting a Fluent design makeover on Windows 11 and Windows 10

On Thursday, Microsoft finally took the curtains off Windows 11, the biggest update in years to the most popular PC operating system. The new update brings substantial changes across the board, including new snap layouts and groups for better multi-tasking, revamped Microsoft Store, support for Android apps, a universal mute button, and much more. The most...

Microsoft makes it easier to build apps for Windows 11 on ARM

Microsoft has just released the first Windows 11 build to Insiders in the Dev channel, and it includes a megaton of new features. But what you can see in the build alone isn't everything. Microsoft has also announced that it's making it easier for developers to make faster apps for Windows 11 on ARM. Microsoft...

Keyboard Shortcuts on Chrome OS in 2021: Everything you need to know

Switching from a Mac or PC to one of the top Chromebooks can be a bit scary. After all, you're moving to a cloud-based computing platform and probably implementing a new workflow. Keyboard shortcuts are also a little different on Chrome OS. If you use an external keyboard designed for Windows or macOS, you'll also...

YouTube TV wants more of your money for 4K streaming and offline downloads

Google's Internet TV service, YouTube TV, has had a rough few years. YouTube TV started off in 2017 with a handful of channels at an affordable price of $35 per month, but as more channels were added (and networks wanted a bigger piece of the pie), the price slowly increased. The service now costs a...

Square Enix reveals Trials of Mana remake is coming to Android and iOS

Square Enix has revealed that it’s bringing its classic RPG, Trials of Mana, to Android devices later this year. It’s also working on a new game in the series that’ll be exclusive to mobile devices, called Echoes of Mana. We’re also getting a new console game, as well as an anime set in the Mana...

Windows 11 may not leave 7th-gen Intel and 1st-gen Ryzen CPUs in the dust

When Microsoft released the documentation for Windows 11, it was clear that this is going to be the first time in over a decade that the minimum requirements for Windows have been significantly raised. The minimum RAM and storage have been increased to 4GB and 64GB, respectively. And for CPUs, there's no more 32-bit support,...

One UI Watch is Samsung’s new OS for smartwatches based on Wear OS

At this year's I/O developer conference, Google announced that it was working with Samsung on a new platform for smartwatches. While the company didn't share many details about the new platform at the time, it revealed that it would combine the best features from Wear OS and Tizen. At MWC today, Samsung finally showcased One...

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4 will launch with One UI Watch later this summer

Today, Samsung unveiled its vision for the future of smartwatches and took the wraps off its new Wear OS-based operating system. One UI Watch is built on top of the new, unified Wear OS platform co-developed by Samsung and Google, but it adds a few tweaks to provide a "consistent experience and look with other...

Galaxy Tab S6 Lite with 128GB storage now on sale for just $304

The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite was released last year as a mid-range tablet, competing with Apple's entry-level iPads. Samsung has since replaced it with the Tab S7 FE, but the Tab S6 Lite is still a perfectly good tablet for light productivity and media streaming. The 128GB model has been slowly falling in price, and...