You’d think I’m constantly upgrading to the latest Chrome OS laptop. Nope. Here’s why I’m still using a Chromebook that debuted in 2018.
Acer Chromebook Spin 13
Linux on Chromebooks just might get me through a Masters in Computer Science
Starting this fall, I’ll be pursuing a Masters in Computer Science at Georgia Tech. Here’s how I think Linux on Chromebooks just might get me through the program.
Acer Chromebook Spin 713 gets a $100 discount, final cost of $529 for flagship hardware (Update: It’s back!)
At $629 the Acer Chromebook Spin 713 is a great value: 10th-gen Core i5, 8 GB of memory and 128 GB of speedy NVMe storage. A current sale at Best Buy brings the price down to $529.
Chromebooks gain native support for 2FA and faster web sign-ins with Chrome OS 88
Your Chromebook PIN or fingerprint sensor will act as a 2FA method once Chrome OS 88 rolls out. This second layer of account protection keeps you safe even if your online account credentials are compromised.
Save $80 on what could be Chromebook of the year: Acer Chromebook Spin 713 is $549
Currently in the running for my Chromebook of the year pick, the Acer Chromebook Spin 713 is an amazing value at $629. And it’s currently discounted $80, making it an even better deal at $549.
Using a mouse? Here’s how to disable the trackpad on your Chromebook
Using a mouse with your Chromebook or Chrome tablet? You might accidentally graze that trackpad when typing. Here’s how to disable the trackpad so that doesn’t happen.
$300 savings: Core i5 Acer Chromebook Spin 13 down to $599.99
Looking for a high-end, well built 2-in-1? The Acer Chromebook Spin 13 with Core i5 U-Series chip, 8 GB of memory, high resolution display and 128 GB of storage may fit the bill. And a $300 discount may help fit your budget.
Acer Chromebook Spin 13 quietly updated with different Core i5 processors
There are two new Acer Chromebook Spin 13 configurations available at a small premium over existing models. Don’t get too excited though: These are still using 8th-generation Intel Core i5 CPUs.
I bought a new Chromebook with 16 GB of RAM. Should you?
Even with the great discount I got on an Acer Chromebook Spin 13 with 16 GB of memory, I don’t recommend most people get “this much Chromebook.” Here’s why, who should, and who shouldn’t.
Souped-up Acer Chromebook Spin 13 available with a Core i7, 16 GB of memory
Most people don’t need a super high-end Chromebook but if you do, there’s a new choice to consider: The Acer Chromebook Spin 13 can be had with a Core i7 U-series chip and 16 GB of RAM.
Amazon Prime Day deal: $899.99 Acer Chromebook Spin 13 down to $599.99
The Core i5 Acer Chromebook Spin 13 beats out the Pixelbook in terms of performance and still has a fantastic high-resolution screen. You can snag one for $300 off today only thanks to Amazon Prime Day.