Did you miss the new Asus fanless Chromebox with 10th-gen Intel chips at CES 2021? (I did.)

If I hadn’t just built a Windows gaming PC last summer, I’d consider this new Asus Fanless Chromebox that was quietly announced at CES 2021. A locked VESA mount solution and 10th-gen Intel chips are in every configuration.

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Asus makes the biggest CES 2021 splash with three new Chromebooks: CM5, CX9, and Flip C536

Asus held its CES 2021 news back until the final day of the show, announcing a trio of new Chromebooks. Two are large 15.6-inch clamshells, while one is a 14-inch convertible. You can choose between Intel 11th gen chips among two while an AMD Ryzen powers another.

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Asus Chromebox 4 launches with 10th-gen Intel Core processors, WiFi 6

Asus will start to sell its Chromebox 4 with 10th-gen Intel processors and WiFi 6 next month. The base model is $289 for a Celeron; pricing goes up from there based on choice of CPU, memory and storage options, which include faster SSD this time around.

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Dell’s Project Athena Chromebooks for enterprise offer LTE and up to 21 hours of battery life

Following up on last year’s Latitude Chromebooks for work, the new Dell Latitude 7410 Enterprise Chromebook is available with LTE, fast NVMe storage and up to 21 hours of battery life. Might this, along with Windows 10 in a VM sway some business customers to Chromebook?

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You can now customize and buy the Project Athena-based HP Pro C640 Chromebook Enterprise

Announced in May, the HP Pro C640 Chromebook Enterprise is available for customization and orders. This Project Athena Chromebook starts around $555 but you can spend well over $1,100 if you want a Core i7 and 16 GB of RAM.

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