Chromebook

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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PC sales spike during back to school season, led by Macs and Chromebooks

Computer sales during the back to school season rose this year, led by Chromebooks and Macs. Learn more here.

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Google adds Chromecast video streaming to dev version of Chrome OS

Google is working on adding the ability to stream movies stored in Google Drive from your Chrome OS computer to Chromecast. For now, it's only enabled in the dev version of Chrome OS. Learn more here.

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Android apps like Vine, Evernote, others arrive on Chromebooks, Google says

Google just announced that it is bringing over popular Android apps, including Vine and Evernote, over to Chrome OS. Learn more here.

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The HP Stream 14’s specs leak, and it takes direct aim at Chromebooks

HP and Microsoft are looking to fight Chromebooks on their own turf; the super-cheap laptop space. You can learn more about the HP Stream 14, whose specs just leaked, here.

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Acer’s Chromebook 13 laptop features Nvidia Tegra K1 processor, 13-hour battery

Acer just unveiled the Chromebook 13, the first Chrome OS laptop powered by an Nvidia Tegra K1 processor.

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