Pixelbook and “Nami” Chromebooks the first to get Linux GPU acceleration in Project Crostini

The Pixelbook and four other fairly new Chromebooks have the special flag to enable GPU acceleration, making these the first to get the new feature for Linux. This should bring the Android emulator and improved gaming capabilities to Project Crostini.

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Acer Chromebook 13 debuts with two configurations and a starting price of $699.99

Following up on its 2-in1 Chromebook Spin 13, the non-tablet model is now appearing on Acer’s website. Expect to pay $100 less than the Spin version for the Acer Chromebook 13, which is packed with a powerful processor and a generous amount of memory.

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Acer Chromebook 13, Spin 13 arrive in September, starting at $650 and $750

Announced in May, Acer today said its newest high-end Chromebooks with 8th-gen Intel chips will be available in September: Chromebook 13 starts at $649.99 while the base Chromebook Spin 13 is $749.99

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New Acer Chromebook Spin 13, Chromebook 13 launching at Acer Next Event

Today at 11am ET, Acer will introduce a pair of new Chromebooks for business with 13.5-inch FHD+ displays. The Spin 13 has a 360-degree hinge, touchscreen and built in stylus for note-taking.

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