Wow! Just yesterday we reported Acer dropping a couple new education devices at the annual BETT show in London. Those devices, powered by the latest Intel Celeron chips (Gemini Lake), bring 3:2 screens, speedy performance, better screens, and military-spec ruggedness for the classroom.
According to a recent report over at About Chromebooks, Google’s Pixelbook and devices based on the ‘Nami’ baseboard are getting a very early taste of GPU acceleration for Linux Apps. We’ve talked about all this a bit more in-depth in the past, but here’s the reason this is important: GPU acceleration allows applications to fully […]
Currently, the most recent version of the Linux kernel that can be found in a Chromebook is 4.4 and that only includes a relatively small percentage of all the Chrome devices on the market. With the exception of older Baytrail devices, kernel version 4.4 is found exclusively in Kaby Lake, Apollo Lake and OP1(RockChip RK3399) […]
If you’ve been considering a new Samsung Chromebook, now might be the best time to buy since the Black Friday deals ended. Samsung has been quietly rolling out an extended family of their Plus and Pro Chromebooks and for a limited time, you can get a pair of AKG N200 wireless headphones when you buy […]
Probably our favorite thing at CES 2019 was the time we got to spend with the fine folks from Brydge. In our time together, we got to really delve deep into what it took for them to bring the G-Type to life, the hurdles that had to be overcome to see the project through, and […]
HP didn’t waste any time on bringing their latest Chrome device to market and for that reason, they are truly the world’s first AMD-powered Chromebook. The product page for the HP Chromebook 14 is now live and you can get your hands on one as early as next week if you so desire. Acer joined […]
CTL CEO Erik Stromquist was right in the thick of things in Las Vegas last week but the Oregon-based Chromebook maker’s leader wasn’t there to debut a new device. CTL’s new found partnership with Sprint and their deep ties with Google were reason enough to make the trip to CES. Instead, CTL is looking to […]
The entire Crostini (Linux apps on Chromebooks) effort has moved along quite quickly when you think about it. In just 6 short months, we’ve gone from not having an official option for Linux apps (though Crouton is and was an amazing effort) to seeing a majority of Chromebooks gain baked-in access to Linux on Chrome […]
If you are a user who’s made the transition to Chromebooks from a more standard OS like Mac OS or Windows, file management could be a little different for you. For me, the transition to Chrome OS and the way it handles files took me a bit of time. As I transitioned over, I tended […]
Before I get into and detail what so ever, know that the brief hands-on we had with ASUS’ latest flagship device was an early build developer unit and acual real-world performance is still anybody’s guess at this point. For that reason, we’ll just discuss what we do know about the much-anticipated ASUS Chromebook C434 and […]
As we reported multiple times last year, AMD has entered the Chromebook arena and Acer is now first out of the gate to bring us an AMD-powered Chromebook. The Acer Chromebook 315 debuts as a parallel announcement from AMD with HP also jumping on board with their own AMD device.
If you’re looking for a high-powered Chromebox, there are a surprising number of options available these days. Personally, I have been working from a Core i5 Acer CXI3 for the past few months and honestly, it hardly breaks a sweat at anything I throw at it in my daily routine. That being said, I am […]