CES is off to a good start for Acer. In addition to announcing the Acer H7 (the world’s first USB Type-C monitor) and a handful of Windows 10 laptops, Acer has also unveiled two new Chrome OS devices.
Acer Chromebase 24
Powered by Intel’s Core processors, the Acer Chromebase 24 is ... Read More »
While small and light is definitely the bread and butter of Chromebooks, sometimes a large high-resolution screen is the answer, and the Acer Chromebook 15 is one of the only options that fits that bill in Chromebook land.
At $349, the full HD version of the Acer Chromebook 15 with Intel processor is ... Read More »
Chromebooks have always been an area of interest. The concept of the Chromebook took cues from the failed wave of netbooks and went for portability and low price. But rather than pairing that with a traditionally more intensive operating system like Windows, Chromebooks were outfitted with Chrome OS, Google’s ultra-light operating system that revolves around ... Read More »
If you’ve taken a look at any of the tech blogs recently, you’ve likely seen a multitude of stories talking about the possibility of Android and Chrome OS being folded into one. The rumors have their origins in Google’s ongoing efforts to enable Android apps to ... Read More »
Mobile is the future, and Google has pursued both Android and Chrome OS as mobile platforms for a while now. Chromebooks still haven’t been doing well, accounting for 3% of all PCs purchased, but Android has been excelling. The strategy of using a platform for apps seems to be working a lot better than bringing ... Read More »
Toshiba today has announced the followup to the company’s original Chromeboook 2, an *ahem* updated Chromebook 2.
The new Chromebook 2 launches this October starting at $329 and goes up to $429, depending on which model you purchase. Base specs include a 8.5 hour battery, 13.3-inch full HD display, backlit keyboard, 802.11ac WiFi, ... Read More »
Chromebooks are an interesting breed that’s had trouble hitting the sweet spot of affordability and quality. The spectrum is extreme, with a number of budget Chromebooks on the left side and the incredibly high-quality and budget-breaking Read More »
Google’s Chromebooks are the ultimate back to school tool. The slimmed down machines, which now feature access to popular Android apps, are perfect for taking notes and browsing the web during a lecture, and looking up triple-checked facts when writing research papers. And now, to celebrate students hitting the books again, Google is selling ... Read More »
Google announced a number of inexpensive new Chromebooks this week, but this deal on the well respected Acer C720P is worth a second look.
The touchscreen version of the Acer C720 has frequently been featured as perhaps the best budget Chromebooks out there, and at $179.99 at Best Buy right now, it warrants ... Read More »
While the Chromebook Pixel 2 might be hardware worth drooling over to hardcore Chrome OS fans, the reality is that Chrome OS is strongest in the low-end of the market, and today’s announcements are aimed squarely there.
The first two Chromebooks are from Haier and Hisense. Both offer an 11.6-inch display ... Read More »