Chromebooks Stories August 1

Shopping for a Chromebook is a fairly subjective process, but my personal favorite and daily driver has been the Lenovo Yoga Chromebook C630, as it’s the only Chromebook on the market with an optional 4K display (for now). Since its release, other Chromebooks have bested it for performance, by offering more RAM and a faster processor. Lenovo appears to be responding by preparing a new model of the Yoga Chromebook C630, with an i7 and even higher performance than before.

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Chromebooks Stories July 31

In the Chrome OS world, Lenovo is one of the biggest names currently. That’s especially true of mid-range options, where the affordable C330 has become very popular. Today, a teaser video uploaded by Lenovo reveals a trio of mid-range C340 Chromebooks with processor upgrades and much more.

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Chromebooks Stories July 25

Over the past few weeks, details have slowly been leaking out about a Chromebook codenamed “Atlas,” which we believe to be the next iteration of Made by Google Chrome OS hardware. We’ve now uncovered Geekbench benchmarks for Atlas, showing that the Pixelbook 2 candidate’s underlying hardware will be almost identical to that of the Pixel Slate.

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Acer Chromebook Spin 13 model w/ i7 and 16 GB of RAM coming soon

Since the advent of Linux apps on Chrome OS, what makes a device one of the best Chromebooks on the market has been changing. Now, more than ever, performance matters, and OEMs like Acer are beginning to meet the demand by bumping up specs across the board. Today, Acer has posted specs for a souped-up version of their Chromebook Spin 13 with a top-of-the-line Intel i7 processor.

Chromebooks Stories July 15

Chrome OS ‘Ambient Mode’ could bring Chromecast screensavers to your Chromebook

Google’s Chrome OS is maturing in a lot of ways, but one simple feature that it totally lacks is a screensaver. That may soon change, though, as a commit strongly hints that Chrome OS may be adopting the Chromecast backdrop images for a new screensaver-like “Ambient Mode” for Chromebooks.

Chromebooks Stories July 10

For the last year or so, we’ve been following the development of a Chromebook, codenamed “Atlas,” which has all the normal traits of a Made by Google device. A new image has surfaced of the “Atlas” Chromebook, giving us another preview of what Google may have in store for us later this year.

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