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Google killing Chrome OS? Reports point to all-Android future

Chromebooks are popular with schools, but Google may be folding the operating system into Android. Also: T-Mobile said to offer unlimited data for streaming video.

It looks like the end is near for Chromebooks.

Reports indicate that Google is working on folding the Chrome OS into Android, and we could see laptops running this new system by next year. Watch CNET Update to learn about the changing world of Chromebooks -- but don't confuse it with the Chrome browser:

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Also in this roundup, learn about the Chrome extension for Microsoft Office, and reports of T-Mobile offering unlimited data for streaming videos.

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Google killing Chrome OS? Reports point to all-Android future