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How to Send Text Messages from Your Chromebook

How to Send Text Messages from Your Chromebook– By Shubham Agarwal howtogeek.com

OS offers a handful of ways to keep your Chromebook and Android phone in sync. One of its features allows you to access your SMS inbox and respond to texts from your Chromebook. Here’s how to set it up.


Chrome OS 86 Stable Channel arrives on Chromebooks: What you need to know – By Kevin C. Tofel aboutchromebooks.com

this week, Google announced the Stable Channel release of Chrome OS, although the Acer Chromebook Spin 713 I recently reviewed hasn’t received the update yet. There are a few other Chromebook models that haven’t as of the time of writing; you can look for your Chromebook here to see if the update is available. Instead of waiting for the update and sharing all of the latest features in it like I normally do, here’s a rundown of what you need to know about Chrome OS 86.

Things to look for when buying a Chromebook

Top 4 things to look for when buying a Chromebook on Amazon Prime Day – By Ara Wagoner androidcentral.com

Among the tens of thousands of deals coming on Amazon Prime Day, the deals on Chromebooks are among the most perilous. Good Chromebooks have been hard to come by the last several months due to a confluence of unprecedented demand and supply shortages. As millions work from home and learn from home, affordable, reliable, durable Chromebooks are winning over new users left and right.

Set Up Price Tracking

Set Up Price Tracking Today to Save on Christmas Presents Later – By Andrew Heinzman reviewgeek.com

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to screw with supply chains and shipping times, retailers are canceling Black Friday and Cyber Monday in favor of sporadic online-only sales. If you want to catch these sales as they come (and avoid the shipping delays that will inevitably begin as early as October), then it’s time to set up a price tracker that automatically alerts you when products are on sale.

– Blacklight by The Markup

Blacklight by The Markup

Who is peeking over your shoulder while you work, watch videos, learn, explore, and shop on the internet? Enter the address of any website, and Blacklight will scan it and reveal the specific user-tracking technologies on the site—and who’s getting your data. You may be surprised at what you learn.

Should You Buy a Dash Cam?

Should You Buy a Dash Cam? – By Suzanne Humphries reviewgeek.com

When you hear the phrase “dash cam,” it’s easy to think of those ridiculous dash cam videos recorded by Russian drivers, but they have far more functionality than catching crazy events that happen out on the road. We decided to look at the pros and cons of having a dash cam, and give you our recommendation.

OLED vs. QLED, and More: Which TV Should You Buy?

OLED vs. QLED, and More: Which TV Should You Buy? – By Tim Brookes howtogeek.com

Want a new TV, but confused by the barrage of acronyms and jargon manufacturers love? One of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make is whether you want a traditional light-emitting diode (LED) model, or a set that features the newer organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology.

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