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.
A reader wants to know how the Pixelbooks stay cool, even with a Core i7 model. The answer has everything to do with choosing a chipset that balances performance and power consumption.
The Android version of Excel can’t be installed on a range of Chromebook models, including my Pixelbook. This situation has been going on for nine months, which is nearly nine months too long.
Although Google lists the storage type as SSD for all three Pixelbook models, only one has a true SSD. However, the speed of your network connection is likely more important than local data transfer rates.
Now that Project Crostini is quickly spreading to many Chromebooks: What Linux apps should you install? It depends on what you want to do, of course, so here are two resources that provide Linux “equivalents” of Windows apps.
A new generation of Chromeboxes has recently breathed new life into the Chrome OS mini desktop form factor but a similar upgrading has not taken place for the all-in-one Chromebase form factor. Here’s why.
A reader wants to know why there are no Thunderbolt 3 outputs on Chrome OS devices? It may have to do with Linux as well as ARM-powered Chrome OS devices and use cases of Chromebook users.
In the market for a Chromebook but not sure to get the Pixelbook or wait for the HP Chromebook X2 or another detachable? The answer may depend on how much value you place on a true tablet.