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
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.