Even with Andromeda potentially on the horizon, we’re still looking at some awesome things in the Chrome OS world. Android apps are slowly making their way to current Chromebooks, new models have recently hit the market, and even more are on the horizon. However, today we’re getting our first look at a brand new model which seems to be ASUS’ successor to the popular Chromebook Flip.
Chromebook Stories December 26, 2016
Chromebook Stories November 25, 2016
Update: The laptop is no longer available for $230 at Amazon.
It’s been a couple years since I used a Chromebook on a full-time basis. Before I owned the MacBook Pro that I use today, I had one of the earlier Samsung-made Chromebooks. I loved it a lot. But in terms of raw capabilities and build quality, I knew I needed something more. So here I am today.
For the last week or so, however, I’ve been diving back into Chromebooks — specifically using the Acer Chromebook 14. Given this is my first real experience trying to use a Chromebook on a daily basis since one of the platform’s first generation laptops, it’s an understatement to say I’m impressed…
Chromebook Stories November 16, 2016
I was as pleasantly shocked as many people at Google I/O earlier this year when the company announced that Chromebooks would begin to offer Android apps via software update. In my mind, this is a real game changer, bringing Chrome OS into the mainstream desktop OS market with macOS and Windows.
The future became now as earlier this month, the already impressive Acer R13 Dev channel got the Google Play store. But let me back up a second. First you really need to hear about the hardware specs of the Acer Chromebook R13 which make it seem almost like a Pixel-type of device, if not better… expand full story
Chromebook Stories July 27, 2016
Following the arrival of Android apps on Chrome OS, new Chromebook models should be coming soon. Among those is a reported addition to Acer’s R lineup with the 13.3-inch Acer R13. While there’s not too much new about this Chromebook, it will reportedly be the first Chrome OS device powered by a chipset from MediaTek.
Chromebook Stories July 2, 2016
Chromebook Stories June 29, 2016
Announced earlier this year at CES, the Lenovo ThinkPad 13 Chromebook is now available from the company’s online store. With the same design and durability as the Windows version, the Chromebook variant is powered by Intel’s new Skylake processor and will support Android apps later this year.