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.

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?

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