Acer Chromebook Spin 13 deal: $200 off for a loaded 2-in-1 at Amazon

The Acer Chromebook Spin 13 with Core i5, 8 GB of memory and 128 GB of storage is a beast of a 2-in-1, normally priced at $899. I thought it was a great device for that price, but for some reason, Amazon is offering it for $699.

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Pixel Slate: Can you tell the difference between the Core m3 and Core i5 in this video?

Debating between the $799 Core m3 and $999 Core i5 Pixel Slate? See if you can tell which device is which in a performance demonstration of both on video.

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Pro tip: The Pixel Slate with Celeron doesn’t reflect the whole product line

Yup, a Celeron-powered Chromebook can be underpowered. But if you expect the Celeron-based Pixel Slate to be a performance powerhouse and replace an iPad Pro, maybe it’s your expectations that need an upgrade.

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How does the Pixelbook stay cool without a fan?

A reader wants to know how the Pixelbooks stay cool, even with a Core i7 model. The answer has everything to do with choosing a chipset that balances performance and power consumption.

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