Almost a year ago to the day, I penned a little opinion piece beckoning Acer to refresh one of my favorite Chromebooks. Since that time, Acer has gone on a tear and launched a whole arsenal of devices. The world’s first Chrome OS tablet, a pair of Pixelbook competitors and even a premium redesign of […]
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Mark this one down as an insane deal, folks. Though the workhorse known as the Acer C720 isn’t a fresh, new, sexy Chromebook, it gets around quite well even after all this time. We all need to remember, after all, that Chromebooks actually get faster with time.
Today, we bid farewell to a legend The Cr-48 may have been the Chromebook that started it all but the OG 2013 Chromebook Pixel ushered in a new era of premium devices by marrying Google’s lightweight Chrome operating system with some of the best hardware available at that time. …the best in hardware, software and […]
The world of Chrome OS is currently on fire with news of new features and devices with every turn you take. At the forefront, of course, are the rumored Pixelbook devices we are all hoping and praying to see at Google’s hardware event expected to happen in early October. Then there’s Cheza. The first-ever SnapDragon-powered […]
Reports started flying around the internet in the past couple days about Google seemingly confirming a whole group of Chromebooks that will not get Lixux apps. While these reports are mostly accurate, there are a few factors that must be considered when we look at the list of devices being left out of the Linux […]
We’re very confident that Google will take the wraps off at least one, possibly two new Pixelbook devices at a rumored October 4 hardware event. As exciting as that may be, the original Pixelbook is still arguably the best Chromebook on the market past or present. For the better part of the year, we’ve seen […]
From time to time, Chromebooks we track in the repositories end up taking unexpected shifts or getting scrapped altogether. It’s almost impossible to say why, but things don’t always work out the way we expect them to. Such is the case – at least in part – with the Chromebook we only know as ‘Cheza’ […]
So, you’ve got a Chromebook and you’re ready to give Linux Apps a try. Maybe you’re new to the world of Linux or perhaps you’d like to have the ability to install Linux Apps without using command line prompts in the terminal. Perhaps, like us, you like to do things just because you can. Whatever […]
We’re learning little tidbits here and there about the upcoming device known only as ‘Nocturne’ at this point. From processor to screen to form factor to fingerprint scanners, we’re slowly beginning to piece together what we may see in October from Google in the Pixelbook family of devices.
A recent update to the Beta Channel of Chrome OS has brought with it a very exciting surprise. The “Crostini Project,” a.k.a. Linux Apps on Chrome OS has been floating around the Developer Channel for some time and can be found on various devices such as the Pixelbook, Kaby Lake Chromeboxes and even Apollo Lake […]
You would think I wouldn’t get excited about a deal on a device that is nearly two and a half years old considering all the new hardware and features that have arrived in the last year or so. Linux apps, competitive hardware and even new form-factors. All these things are amazing but some things remain […]
In a landscape dominated by convertibles and clamshells, the HP Chromebook x2 arrives on the scene with a bold, distinctive and important claim: the world’s first detachable Chromebook. It is a neat trick to be sure, but without the proper performance, build quality and user experience to go along with it, a separating form factor […]