Chromebook

Asus opens up pre-orders for its $170, ARM-powered Chromebook

If you want to get your hands on an ARM-powered Chrome OS device, the recently announced Asus C201 is now available for pre-order at just $170, making it one of the most affordable Chromebooks yet.

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Take your Chromebook experience to the next level by installing Windows

If you want to push the functionality of your new Chromebook to another level, and Linux isn't really your deal, you can try installing Windows.

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Rockchip ARM quad-core powers new Chromebooks from CTL

CTL has announced the release of two new Chromebooks in partnership with Google, the CTL Chromebook J2 and CTL Chromebook J4. Both include the Quad Core ARM Cortex-A17 RK3288 processor from Rockchip.

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Ge touchy-feely with the new Acer Chromebase all-in-one, a touch Chrome OS desktop

Acer has announced the Chromebase, an all-in-one Chrome OS desktop with touch screen capabilities. It will be released in North America and the Asia Pacific market in the second quarter.

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Asus’ upcoming Flip convertible is the 2-in-1 Chromebook you didn’t know you wanted

Asus and Google have partnered to create the Chromebook Flip. The system has a 360-degree hinge that allows users to flip the screen around for a tablet-like experience, and it'll retail for just $249.

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Asus may turn to ARM processors for its latest low-cost Chromebook

Asus' upcoming "most affordable Chromebook to date" could ditch Intel's processors for one from Chinese ARM partner Rockchip. As such, the system is expected to debut at a rock-bottom price.

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Acer’s C910 is a 15-inch Chromebook with 1080p display and awesome performance

Acer announced has announced a new Chromebook, the Acer C910. Similar to the Acer Chromebook 15, it will be released in April 2015, and it will include a powerful Core i5 processor.

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Get more from your Chromebook with these great productivity web-based apps

If you're really trying to get the most out of your budget-friendly laptop, we've compiled a list of the best Web-based apps designed to extend your Chromebook's functionality and keep you working as long as your battery does.

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Set your Chromebook free by installing Linux

If you're a tinkerer and like to really squeeze efficiency from your machines you can get a lot from your Chromebook by installing Linux. This gives you greater control over the system and lets you run software Chrome OS can't.

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Acer wants a Chromebook in every backpack, launches new systems for education

At this year's BETT in London, Acer has announced the release dates and technical specifications for its upcoming line of education-ready Chromebooks. Both the C910 and C740 were previewed at the show, and have been planned for a February release.

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What’s a Chromebook, anyway?

We're sure you've heard talk of dirt-cheap Google computers within the last year. Chromebooks, as they're called, are in a league of their own. So what's a Chromebook anyway?

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Chromebooks outsell iPads – in education, at least

New data from IDC suggests that Google's Chromebooks have found a footing in education. Systems based on Chrome OS outsold the iPad by over 10,000 units last quarter, reaching 25% of the education market.

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Google gets into the giving spirit, offers 1TB of Drive with every Chromebook

Google has made Chromebooks even more this attractive this holiday season by offering one terabyte of free Drive cloud storage. The plan last for two years, making it a $240 value.

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Can a polished Chrome OS really replace Windows? We tested.

Chromebook are a popular, affordable alternative to conventional notebooks, but can they really perform similar tasks? We've taken a closer look by comparing two common models against a Windows 2-in-1.

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Adobe is testing a streaming version of Photoshop for Chromebooks

Definitely useful for any Chromebook users that requires more advanced image editing tools, Adobe is bringing Photoshop to the Google Chromebook through streaming access in a Chrome browser.

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