MediaTek Kompanio 1300T is a step forward for Chrome OS tablets, but… (Updated)

The upcoming MediaTek Kompanio 1300T for Chrome OS tablets is good news. But I keep thinking of that song by The Who and hope we won’t be fooled again.

There’s a slew of new HP Chromebooks for education

HP has five new rugged Chromebooks for the classroom including two new convertibles and two new clamshells with a choice of Intel or MediaTek inside. Teachers can opt for a larger model to show off at the front of the class.

Here’s how fast a Chromebook with a custom chip like the Apple M1 could be (and why)

After testing out my MacBook Air with M1, I’m more convinced than ever that a custom ARM chip for Chromebooks would bring many benefits: Battery life, potentially lower costs for high-end devices and performance based on this Octane score.

Mobile apps: iOS on Apple’s M1 MacBooks face the same challenges as Android on Chromebooks

Although there are some benefits that Apple iOS and iPad OS developers have compared to Android developers, by and large, using mobile apps on the Mac doesn’t seem that much better than using mobile apps on a Chromebook.

All the great Apple Silicon M1 device reviews make me wish for Chromebooks with Google-made chips

All of these glowing Apple Silicon M1 device reviews have me thinking it’s time for Google to design a similar, modern chipset for Chromebooks. After all, doesn’t the “modern OS” deserve it?

The chip inside the Lenovo Duet Chromebook powers the new $259 HP Chromebook 11a

The HP Chromebook 11a was quietly announced earlier this month. With a starting price of $259 and the same ARM processor in the proven Lenovo Duet Chromebook, it’s an insta-buy, right? Not so fast.

Hello Acer Chromebook Spin 513: The first with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c

The first Chromebook running on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 7c compute platform is the Acer Chromebook Spin 513, starting at $399. It will offer optional integrated LTE in a thin and light package.

Walmart sale drops 64GB Lenovo Duet Chromebook tablet to $249

Walmart is discounting the surprisingly capable Lenovo Duet Chromebook tablet by more than 10 percent. For $249, this is a great value as a Chrome OS device with detachable keyboard and kickstand.

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