Canalys: 2020 Chromebook sales skyrocket. Here’s why that’s good for the long term.

With remote learning being the status quo, Chromebook sales jumped nearly 300% according to Canalys. This short term boost gets Chromebooks in front of more people, which could bode well for the long term.

CES 2021: Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 debuts as a cut-down convertible from $549

Announced in advance of CES 2021, the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 starts at $450 less than the original model. When you look at the reduced specs and features, you’ll see how Samsung achieved this.

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.

Leaked Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 specs suggest QLED display, Core i3, and $699 starting price

After the first Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 renders leaked online, a spec sheet with a few hardware details followed. It appears Samsung is cutting the price down to $699 by moving to a QLED panel, removing the fingerprint sensor and going with a 10th-gen Intel Core i3 chipset.

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.

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.

Second chance deal: Samsung Galaxy Chromebook discounted 20% to $799

Did you miss the 20% off sale on the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook with 4K AMOLED display last month? Looks like you get a second chance: This 10th-gen Core i5 convertible Chromebook is on sale for $799 again.

The $999 Samsung Galaxy Chromebook is discounted to $799

Samsung’s Galaxy Chromebook was the first Project Athena device running Chrome OS, coming with a gorgeous 4K OLED display. At $999 it’s still a tough sell due to battery life but this $200 discount might help to overlook that.

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook drops to $899 with a $100 discount at Best Buy

Was the $999 price tag too off-putting to pull the trigger on the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook with 4K display? Perhaps a $100 sale will tempt you: Best Buy is selling this powerful 2-in-1 for $899.

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