If You're Going to Buy a Chromebook, Today's the Day to Do It

If you're like me, you've been thinking of picking up a Chromebook as a backup laptop for awhile, but $200-$300 is just a little more than you want to spend. If that's the case for you, then today's the time to strike, with Amazon offering a refurb of one of the best models out there for only $150. » 3/21/14 10:15am 3/21/14 10:15am

What's Your Favorite Chrome OS Peripheral?

Sometimes the integrated inputs on your Chromebook just simply aren't good enough (looking at you, Chromebook 11 trackpad). But the OS is still new enough that not many major manufacturers directly support it. Sure, Chrome OS is supposed to be plug-and-play compatible with any USB HID peripheral, but this nest of… » 2/04/14 5:20pm 2/04/14 5:20pm

Don't Worry, The Chromebook Pixel Isn't Just Stuck Running Chrome OS

The Chromebook Pixel has caught a lot of flak for being an expensive, powerful computer that arguably throws that power away on the stripped down and simple Chrome OS. Well, it doesn't have to be that way if you're game to tinker a little bit. Turns out throwing Linux on that sucker is already a breeze. » 2/23/13 12:00pm 2/23/13 12:00pm

Google Drops Revamped Chrome OS on Newer, Faster Chromebooks

If you haven't paid attention to Google's Chrome OS in awhile, you might not recognize it after today's update: the cloud-based OS UI has been revamped and new functionality like multitouch trackpad support was added. Coinciding with that release is an updated Samsung Series 5 Chromebook, and a Series 3 Chromebox.… » 5/29/12 3:22pm 5/29/12 3:22pm