Early Black Friday deals: Samsung Chromebook Plus v2 and Pro discounted up to $150 off

If you don’t want integrated LTE, Samsung’s Black Friday deals on the Chromebook Plus v2 and Chromebook Pro can save you a bundle. The best deal may be the $449.99 Samsung Chromebook Plus v2 with a newer Intel Core m3 processor than the Pro model.

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Acer Chromebook 514 arrives on sale in Germany

Here in the U.S. we’re waiting for the Acer Chromebook 514 to arrive. In Germany, you can get one of two models now though: The upgraded version has a touchscreen and 8GB of memory; double the base model.

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Did Google drop a hint when Project Crostini and Linux apps on Chromebooks will get GPU acceleration?

No, there’s no official release date for GPU hardware acceleration in Project Crostini. But if Google is going to officially support Android Studio on Chromebooks in early 2019, that feature should arrive at the same time.

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HP Chromebook x360 and Lenovo Yoga Chromebook C630 prices cut at Best Buy

If the Pixel Slate is a budget buster for you, check out these other two new 2-in-1 Chromebooks with 8th-gen processors with a generous amount of memory and storage for $549 to $649.

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Pixel Slate orders begin, release date confirmed as November 22

Yup, the November 22 release date for the Google Pixel Slate is correct. Best Buy will have the device that day and you can now order directly from Google. Not sure which to buy? I got you covered.

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Acer Chromebook Spin 13 review: Dethroning the Google Pixelbook

With newer, more powerful processors, extra screen real estate and a lower price point than the Pixelbook, Acer’s Chromebook Spin 13 is ideal for power users or enterprise customers, minus a few small nits.

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Samsung Chromebook Plus v2 with LTE hits stores and online retailers

For $599 you can enjoy an integrated LTE connection in the newest Samsung Chromebook Plus. It’s possible that the device can be used with networks other than Verizon, or you can lock yourself into a 2-year service contract to save $100 on the Chromebook.

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Atlas Chromebook to get a battery boost with Intel Integrated Sensor Hub co-processor

The upcoming Atlas Chromebook is getting a co-processor, similar to those used in Apple’s iPhones and some Android handsets. Sensor data is offloaded to this low-power chip so the main processor is used for more complex actions, which saves battery life.

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Need some low-cost Chromebook options? Asus has three for you, starting at $229

Not all of the newest Chromebooks are in the $500 to $1,000 range. For an entry-level price of $229 to $269, you get your choice of three different sized Asus Chromebooks with Intel processors and Android app support.

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Latest Chrome OS Canary build brings Google Assistant redesign and Android Pie 9.0 to Chromebooks

Forget waiting for Android 8 on Chromebooks, we’re going right to Android 9 based on the latest Chrome OS Canary build. Look for an improved Google Assistant and far better Android Camera app on Chromebooks.

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Lenovo Yoga Chromebook C630 arrives: Pixelbook power for $300 less

Surprise! The Lenovo Chromebook Yoga C630 is available at Best Buy today. The $699 model is a store exclusive and has the same internals as the $999 Google Pixelbook. $200 more gets you a 4K display.

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