Samsung Chromebook Plus Stories June 5, 2018

Google revealed that Chrome OS was picking up native support for running Linux applications last month at I/O 2018, and now that functionality is slowly starting to roll out, including for Samsung’s Chromebook Plus.

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Samsung Chromebook Plus Stories December 2, 2017

Google offering 6 months of Netflix for free with Pixelbook, Samsung Chromebook Pro/Plus

Chromebooks often come with enticing offers, mostly involving Google’s own products. A Google Play gift card here, a few hundred gigabytes of Drive storage there, it’s all been done. But now, Google is offering 6 months of Netflix with a select few Chromebooks.

Samsung Chromebook Plus Stories June 23, 2017

The first Samsung Chromebook Plus ad highlights Android apps and offline use [Video]

One of the reasons some Chromebooks don’t sell well is the fact that they’re not super easy to market. Older Chromebooks were pretty standard pieces of hardware and software, so they didn’t stand out all that much. With the latest Chromebooks though, OEMs have a bit more muscle to flex, and Samsung is demonstrating that with the first Chromebook Plus ad.

Samsung Chromebook Plus Stories April 26, 2017

One of the most wanted features wanted on Chromebooks is the ability to run Android apps. Thankfully, Google listened and has been working to make this happen, with the Samsung Chromebook Plus being one of the first to offer the ability. Now, it looks like the Chromebook Plus is the first to receive the update to Nougat, but it is currently only available to those running the Canary build of the operating system…

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Samsung Chromebook Plus Stories March 17, 2017

2017 has seen two big consumer-facing Chromebook releases so far: the Samsung Chromebook Plus/Pro, and the ASUS Chromebook Flip C302CA. Both are a part of the “third phase” of Chromebook design I explained in my Chromebook Plus review, which means that both are clearly designed with Android apps in mind.

I’ve been using both of these machines for the past couple of weeks, and in that time, I’ve come to form opinions about both, and see the strengths and weaknesses of each. So, let’s take a closer look at how the Samsung Chromebook Plus/Pro and ASUS C302CA compare…

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Samsung Chromebook Plus Stories March 7, 2017

Over the past year, Chrome OS has evolved in huge ways, but most drastically with the addition of Android apps. The matching hardware, conversely, hasn’t changed that much. We’ve had some Chromebooks like the Acer R13 which nailed the 2-in-1 form factor, but nothing we’d call revolutionary.

That changed as the calendar flipped over to 2017. At CES 2017 we got a couple of new Chromebooks including the ASUS C302A, and two new models from Samsung. In this review, we’ll be taking a closer look at the Samsung Chromebook Plus.

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