Dell Inspiron Chromebook 14 available a little early: October 21 at Best Buy for $599

The Inspiron Chromebook 14 that Dell announced in August for $599 will be available a little early at Best Buy. You can even pre-order now and pick up the 2-in-1 Chromebook with 8th-gen Intel Core i3 and 128GB of storage on October 21.

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Project Crostini gets new features, fixes in Chrome OS 71 Dev Channel

A few tweaks make it easier to share Chrome OS files and folders with the Linux VM in Project Crostini or close down the VM with a click, and you can now see VM resources usage in the Task Manager on your Chromebook.

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Reader question: Which Pixel Slate would be comparable to the Samsung Chromebook Plus?

Internally, the $499 Samsung Chromebook Plus v2 and base Google Pixel Slate at $599 are generally the same so performance should be comparable. You’ll have to decide if you want to pay a premium for a true tablet.

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Video edits on a Chromebook? Adobe Premiere Rush CC could bring it

Adobe debuted a nice looking video editor for iOS in its Adobe Premiere Rush CC product this week and said it will bring the toolset to Android in 2019. Depending on the implementation, it could bring simple video edits to Chromebooks.

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Acer Chromebook Spin 13 pricing page is live with costs ranging from $700 to $1,000

The competent Acer Chromebook Spin 13 looks like a nice option when compared to the Pixelbook and with lower prices for similar configurations up to 16GB of memory.

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HP Chromebook X360 available direct from HP, shipping in one business day

For the same price as the HP Chromebook X2, you can now order the new HP Chromebook x360 with a newer Intel processor and twice as much memory and storage.

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The Pixel Slate isn’t the only Chrome tablet with a 3K screen: HP Chromebook X2 variant has one too

Here I thought only the Pixel Slate had a 293 PPI display on a Chrome tablet. HP has one too with a Chromebook X2 variant although it’s unclear if and where the device is currently available.

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Samsung Chromebook Plus v2 gets LTE through Verizon for $599

Tired of tethering your phone or searching for Wi-Fi? Samsung has an answer for you: It added a Cat. 9 LTE radio for Verizon’s network to the Samsung Chromebook Plus v2, adding a $100 premium over the Wi-Fi only model.

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Acer Chromebook 514 sails through FCC, headed for US shores

Acer introduced a low-cost 14-inch Chromebook back in August but the device was recently certified by the FCC, suggesting U.S. sales should soon start. With these specs, consider this a competent, entry-level Chromebook.

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Google Pixel Slate release date of November 22, says Best Buy

Google hasn’t provided an official release date for the Pixel Slate but earlier today Best Buy was showing availability on November 22. That gives Google time for final software tweaks to Chrome OS.

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First look video: Google Pixel Slate Keyboard

At $199, the Pixel Slate Keyboard is a pricey accessory. But the design, engineering, and the generous trackpad make it stand out from Apple’s iPad Pro keyboard. Take a look.

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