The Acer Chromebook Spin 513 LTE is very light and reasonably well-built. After using it as my daily driver for the last week, is it worth the $699 price tag? Read my Acer Chromebook Spin 513 LTE review to see.
Want an LTE Chromebook? Here are your current options (Updated)
I regularly hear from readers that want an LTE Chromebook. Sadly, you’re likely disappointed in the choices for an LTE Chromebook, but here you go.
Chrome OS 92 Stable update arrives: Here’s what you need to know (Updated)
After a few hiccups with Chrome OS 91 last month, Google released the Chrome OS 92 Stable Channel update on Monday. Here’s what you need to know about this release for Chromebooks and other Chrome OS devices.
Dell updates its Chromebook 3100 to include an LTE option
A small update to the Dell Chromebook 3100 for education can make a big difference. At CES 2021, Dell announced integrated LTE as an option to this classroom staple.
Hello Acer Chromebook Spin 513: The first with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c
The first Chromebook running on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 7c compute platform is the Acer Chromebook Spin 513, starting at $399. It will offer optional integrated LTE in a thin and light package.
Say hello to three new HP Chromebooks aimed at enterprise workers, one of which is a Project Athena device with optional LTE
HP has noted business workers increased reliance on cloud-based apps and has three new Chromebooks for enterprise workers, including one built to Project Athena specs with optional integrated LTE.
Samsung Galaxy Chromebook has an April 6 release date and possibly an LTE option (Update: No LTE)
Best Buy is now showing an April 6 release date for the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook. Interestingly, Samsung’s own product page adds another surprise tidbit: LTE connectivity for this 2-in-1 Chromebook.
Sarien, Arcada Chromebooks see more evidence of integrated LTE support
Holding out for another Chromebook with integrated LTE? Chrome OS code suggests that the Sarien and Arcada devices in progress will offer connectivity when away from Wi-Fi.
Chromebooks built on Sarien / Arcada boards could pack integrated LTE
Aside from the Samsung Chromebook Plus v2, there aren’t any recent Chrome OS devices with integrated LTE. Based on code commits, these new devices running on Intel’s Whiskey Lake CPUs may include this connectivity option.
Google expands Instant Tethering connection to 15 Chromebooks and 30 Android phone models
Until today, you officially needed a Google-branded Android phone and Chromebook to use the Instant Tethering feature for connectivity when you can’t find a Wi-Fi hotspot. Now, the feature is expanding to partner devices with more in the coming months.
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.