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Which Apps Are Running Down Your Chromebook's Battery?

Worried if your Chromebook battery's going to last until you get back home? The latest version of the Chrome OS Dev channel breaks things down for you by showing how much juice each of your Web apps is using. Follow these steps to load up the console and you can easily spot the battery hogs causing you trouble. » 3/04/15 5:50pm 3/04/15 5:50pm

Add a Chromebook To Your Fleet for $160, Plus More Deals

This week on Amazon, you can score and Acer Chromebook 11 for only $160, down from $200. That price gets you Chromebook-standard specs: An 11.6" 1366x768 screen, 16GB of local storage, and 2GB of RAM. Granted, that's nothing spectacular, though its 8.5 hours of battery life is certainly above average. And of course,… » 2/15/15 1:45pm 2/15/15 1:45pm

The New Dell Chromebook 11 Fixes What Wasn't Broken

You may have heard of the Dell Chromebook 11. It's one of the very best Chromebooks you can buy. In fact, we think it is the best—a perfect compromise of product and price. So reasonably, it'd be exciting to hear that Dell has a new Chromebook 11. Version 2.0. Well, don't jump for joy because this isn't the Chromebook… » 2/12/15 9:00am 2/12/15 9:00am

1 TB of Free Google Drive Storage More Than Covers Your New Chromebox

For a limited time, Google is offering 1TB of Google Drive space for two years for free with the purchase of a new Chromebook. Buying that storage separately would set you back $240, assuming prices stay the same, so you can actually save a lot of money by buying this $120 Chromebox instead. » 11/28/14 11:25am 11/28/14 11:25am

Android Apps Finally Arrive on Google's Chrome OS

Delivering on Sundar Pichai's promise at Google's I/O conference in June, Android apps are beginning to make appearances on Google's Chrome OS. The first set of apps incoming are Duolingo, Evernote, Sight Words, and Vine, and Google says they'll be working with select Android devs to add more in the coming months. » 9/11/14 1:28pm 9/11/14 1:28pm

HP Stream: A Windows Machine at a (Slightly High) Chromebook Price

Last month, HP gave us a good look at Microsoft's upcoming Chromebook slayer, known as the HP Stream, after temporarily posting its specs on their own website. Now, HP is announcing the device in a more official capacity with models expected to be available in the U.S. as early as September 24. But it's $100 pricier… » 9/08/14 11:01am 9/08/14 11:01am

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