Sparkplug, a new mid-tier V8 compiler, will speed up JavaScript sites on Chromebooks, using less CPU power

Your Chromebook may get a performance boost with a new JavaScript interpreter and compiler approach in the works. It’s called Sparkplug and it will also use fewer CPU cycles, making it hit the battery less.

New Raspberry Pi 400 computer could be a nice Chromebook substitute for remote learning during COVID-19

While you won’t get all of the security, simplicity and speed of a Chromebook, the Raspberry Pi 400, paired with the Chromium browser could be a reasonable alternative for remote learning. And it starts at $70.

Chromebooks for schools are generally sold out: Here are 3 options to get students online

With Chromebook demand much higher than supply, many students are struggling to get online for their virtual classes. Here are 3 options worth considering to get them productive.

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