Tag Archive: Chromebook


Grab Samsung’s Chromebook Pro at its all-time low right now

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a great deal on Samsung’s Chromebook Pro!

Amazon is currently offering Samsung’s Chromebook Pro for its lowest price yet. Priced at $ 499, this is $ 50 less than it was recently selling for, and about $ 20 less than its previous Amazon low. It features a 12.3-inch touch screen LCD display and comes equipped with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage.

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Nominate a student or teacher to win a Chromebook Plus and OnePlus Messenger Bag!

Students and teachers are heading back to school, and beyond the normal textbooks, pencils, and backpacks, going back to school also requires some tech to help keep organized and on track. If you haven’t already, make sure you check out our Back-To-School Gift Guide for gift ideas for your friends and family. In the meantime, we’re going to make this season a little easier and hopefully more fun for one student and one teacher in our community! We  [Read More…]

Chromebook Back To School Deals 2017

Be ready for the new school year with these Chromebooks.

Chromebooks are perfect for students of all ages. They offer a familiar and easy-to-use form factor for doing research and classwork and their portability means they go home with a student every day for larger assignments. On the software side, they allow students and teachers to collaborate through Google Docs and Google Drive as well as communicate through Gmail. They have evolved into an excellent learning tool  [Read More…]

Acer’s latest Chromebook 11 has a rugged design, 13-hour battery life

Acer built a Chromebook that can withstand the rigors of the classroom.

Acer is rolling out a new Chromebook that’s designed to withstand drops and tumbles. Dubbed the Chromebook 11 C771, the device is compliant with the MIL-STD 810G standard, featuring rubber bumpers on the display and keyboard to give it added resistance to drops. It also has a spill-resistant keyboard, and a 180-degree hinge that allows you the Chromebook to lay flat on a surface.

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Is now a good time to buy a Chromebook?

See what’s on sale, what’s not, and what’s coming soon on the Chromebook front.

It’s never a bad time to get a Chromebook; they come in every price range and even older models are kept up-to-date with the latest software. But some times are better than others, especially if you’re looking for a great deal or wanting to get the latest model.

What you’re looking for will also affect when you should buy. Buyers looking for a  [Read More…]

Samsung Chromebook Plus vs. Pro: The Differences and Which Should you Buy?

Samsung’s 2017 Chromebook lineup offers something for everyone with two equally great models.

Samsung introduced a pair of great Chromebooks with the unveiling of the Pro and the Plus. In addition of the Chrome OS features we’ve been using like built-in security and the best web browsing experience you can get anywhere, Samsung and Google have introduced pressure sensitive drawing using a familiar Samsung Pen. And everything is wrapped up in an awesome package no matter which  [Read More…]

Top 10 Chromebook tips and tricks

If you love Chromebooks like we do you’ll want to see these tips and tricks to make the most of them.

Millions of people are using Chromebooks, but despite their simple and “for everyone” nature not every powerful feature is easy to access. Every Chromebook (or Chromebox) is a powerful tool that’s just waiting to be used to its full potential, and once you know a few tricks you’ll feel like you’re getting even more value out  [Read More…]

Review: Lenovo Flex 11 Chromebook

When Google created the Chromebook line, it had yet to define a niche. It was unclear if Chromebooks were intended for casual web browsers, kids, those new to computers, or any host of other defining factors. The company tried different tactics (RIP Chromebook Pixel), but saw particular success in one area: education. The result is Chromebooks For Education, a series of Chrome OS devices that are intended to satisfy the needs of modern students while maintaining an affordable price for  [Read More…]

Lenovo Flex 11 Chromebook review: Tough, durable and inexpensive

The Lenovo Flex 11 is one tough SOB.

The Lenovo Flex 11 Chromebook is a consumer version of Lenovo’s very solid Chromebooks For Education products. It’s built tough — rated to take a 2.4-foot drop and has a water resistant keyboard tray to keep spills out, but still comes in at a very reasonable $ 279.99. Finding a “rugged” Chromebook that’s not EDU branded and uber-expensive isn’t a common thing, so we were instantly interested.

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Best Chromebook, June 2017

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Best overall Samsung Chromebook Plus

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Samsung and Google have built the best Chromebook you can buy with the Samsung Chromebook Plus. It’s incredibly well built, has one of the best displays of any laptop and is the first Chromebook with the new Pen that adds pressure sensitive drawing.

The bottom line: For anyone who wants to use a Chromebook on a regular basis, and  [Read More…]