Google's New Chromebook Pixel: Dangerously Close to Buyable

Google's original Chromebook Pixel was a beautiful, wonderful laptop. It was also absurdly expensive—so pricey that it became a tech nerd joke. Now Google's following it up with the Pixel 2, and surprise: it's better, cheaper, and dangerously close to buyable. » 3/11/15 2:00pm 3/11/15 2:00pm

Yep, Google Is Going To Make Another Chromebook Pixel

Remember the Pixel, that beautiful, high-end, ludicrously expensive Chromebook that comes with a laundry list of reasons to not buy it? Get ready for number two. Google has announced it has a sequel "coming soon." » 2/23/15 5:23pm 2/23/15 5:23pm

Acer Chromebook 15 Hands-On: Super Solid Big Screen Browsing For $250

Now that you can buy a decent Windows laptop for $200, does anyone need a Chromebook? That's an existential question we hope to answer soon. But if you want a big, honking 15-inch Chromebook, it looks like Acer's got just the Chromebook for you. » 1/04/15 5:19pm 1/04/15 5:19pm

Acer's Chromebook 15 Is Honkin' Huge

Chromebooks just got big. Acer's new gargantuan 15.6-inch Chromebook 15 is leading off its suite of releases for this year's CES, and it's sweeping up the award for Biggest, Cheapest Chromebook right off the bat. » 1/03/15 11:00am 1/03/15 11:00am

​HP Stream 11 Review: $200 and Worth Every Penny

I just got finished rounding up the best Chromebooks out there, but there's more to the world of dirt-cheap computing than Google's browser-machines. The HP Stream is a $200 full-Windows laptop, and it's surprisingly good. » 12/10/14 11:30am 12/10/14 11:30am

Get the Most From Your Chromebook Even When It's Offline

Some folks would have you believe that, without an Internet connection, your spiffy new Chromebook only slightly less useful than the box it came in, but that's simply not true. They may not be able to match a MacBook's performance, but these lightweight laptops are far from helpless when the connectivity runs dry.… » 10/18/14 12:00pm 10/18/14 12:00pm

This ASUS Chromebook Runs All Day, Is Under $200 Right Now

ASUS's C200M Chromebook is one of the newest competitors in the Chromebook arena, and today you can grab one for a hefty discount from Amazon. » 9/09/14 10:15am 9/09/14 10:15am

HP's Chromebook 14 Gets a Big Time Tegra K1 Boost

HP has a few power-ups planned for the holiday that are worth getting excited about. Specifically, its newest 14-inch Chromebook will be getting a fancy Tegra K1 chip, and the Envy X2 detachable is going to get a serious powerboost from Intel's Core M Broadwell. » 9/04/14 12:01pm 9/04/14 12:01pm

Acer Chromebook 13 Review: With Great Power Comes an Iffy Screen

Nvidia's Tegra K1 is an absolute blast in an Android tablet and now the Acer Chromebook 13 is slapping it in a laptop body too. The result isn't perfect, but it's a promising look at where Chromebooks could go. » 9/04/14 8:00am 9/04/14 8:00am

Toshiba’s Chromebook Gets a Redesign, Full HD Model

Last January, Toshiba introduced its first Chromebook, a 13.3-inch device that attempted to deliver Google's promise of productive computing on the cheap. But over the past nine months, ChromeOS has grown in popularity and as a platform in general, and Toshiba wants to grow with it. » 9/03/14 5:00am 9/03/14 5:00am

Acer Chromebook 13 Hands On: Gaming Guts in a Chromebook Body

Chromebooks are getting serious. After just having shipped the first full-fledged Core i3-powered Chromebook, Acer's escalating again, with a new Chromebook 13 that comes with Nvidia's K1, which is to say a hell of a lot of graphical horsepower. » 8/11/14 8:00am 8/11/14 8:00am

Watch Out Chromebooks: Super Cheap Windows 8 Machines Are Coming

Chromebooks are great if you want a super cheap computer, but they're not without their limitations; you (basically) have to run everything in a browser. And Microsoft is aiming to give them some competition with full Windows 8 machines around those same, dumb low price points. » 7/14/14 2:23pm 7/14/14 2:23pm

The First Core i3-Powered Chromebook Is Ready for Preorder

We've been expecting a new batch of Intel-powered chromebooks since May, and the first one is here: meet the Acer C720, the first to pack a full-on Core i3 processor in addition to up to 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. Pretty muscular for a browser-based device. » 7/10/14 5:29pm 7/10/14 5:29pm

New Intel Processors Are Making Chromebooks More Versatile Than Ever

Intel has just unveiled a slew of new Celeron-powered Chromebooks at a press conference in San Francisco. The Chromebook market is about to get much more capable and much more competitive—here's what's in store. » 5/06/14 1:35pm 5/06/14 1:35pm

Pocketable JAMBOX, LTE Chromebook, Smart Stylus, Anker USB

The Jawbone JAMBOX line is your favorite series of bluetooth speakers, and today you can save big on the latest iteration, the MINI JAMBOX, which starts at just $106. By starts at, we mean the price varies by color, but fortunately the "graphite" is the most universally appealing and the cheapest. [Amazon] » 4/15/14 1:45pm 4/15/14 1:45pm

The Acer C720 Is The Best Chromebook (for now).

After testing every Chromebook on the market we can say that most of them are not worth buying, but one of them did stand out to us. » 3/17/14 2:38pm 3/17/14 2:38pm

Chromebooks Come in Faux-Leather Now

You know how the Galaxy Note 3 has faux-leather backing? And also a few of Samsung's PRO tablets? It doesn't end there. The Chromebook 2 is your first pleather Chromebook. That doesn't make it a premium product, no. But it's kind of a nice touch! » 3/03/14 1:00pm 3/03/14 1:00pm