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.

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.

First look at Samsung Galaxy Chromebook2 shows minor but important design changes

Don’t expect many visual changes on the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook2. In fact you might mistake it for the current model based on this leaked image. Look closer though and you can see some important design differences.

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?

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook gets a $100 discount, but a better deal is coming soon

If you’ve held out for a Samsung Galaxy Chromebook, you can find it discounted by $100 today, bringing the price to $899. Just keep in mind that on Black Friday, it will be discounted by $200.

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