Tag Archive: Chromebook


Chromebook vs. iPads: Closer than ever to being actual computers

The future of Chrome OS is to compete with the iPad, but it’s a long fight.

It should be abundantly clear by now that Android tablets are never going to catch on. Instead, it looks more and more like Google is positioning Chrome OS with Android apps to fill that space. Chromebooks have been tremendously successful in the quest to replace the traditional computer over the last couple of years, especially in school settings. At the same  [Read More…]

Best Buy opens pre-orders for HP’s 2-in-1 Chromebook

The machine costs $ 599.

Just a little over a month ago, HP announced the Chromebook x2 — a 2-in-1 Chromebook that can function as a traditional laptop or work as a 12.3-inch tablet thanks to a detachable keyboard.

The Chromebook x2 is looking like one of 2018’s best Chrome OS gadgets so far, and you can now pre-order it for yourself at Best Buy.

The x2 will set you back $ 599, and you’re getting a  [Read More…]

The Best Keyboard Replacements for Chromebook and Chromebox

The best keyboard you can buy for your Chromebook or Chromebox.

Like any other laptop, your Chromebook works great with an external keyboard. It’s incredibly easy to use an external display, mouse, and keyboard if you work or play from a desk, and Chrome does a great job mirroring to a monitor or having one as an extended display. All you need are the right parts!

Chrome OS supports any USB (wired or wireless) or Bluetooth keyboard.  [Read More…]

Best Android apps for your Chromebook

An injection of over 1,000,000 Android apps does a great job filling in the holes in Chrome.

A few Chromebooks already have Android apps through Google Play. More are scheduled to get them, and most new Chromebooks will ship with the Play store working from day one. Android app support has also been announced for several Chromeboxes and the Chromebit. It’s a slow process, but it is happening.

Android apps will change how you use your Chromebook.  [Read More…]

Samsung launches new version of its Chromebook Pro with a backlit keyboard

It still costs the same at $ 599.99.

Seemingly out of nowhere, Samsung’s taken its already great Chromebook Pro and made it even better by adding something that should have been there in the first place – a backlit keyboard.

Spotted by SamMobile, heading to the Samsung website will show a new listing for “Samsung Chromebook Pro with Backlit Keyboard.” It costs $ 599.99 just like the previous version, and for whatever reason, exists alongside the non-backlit  [Read More…]

Samsung Chromebook Pro with a backlit keyboard is now available

Looking to buy a Chromebook with a backlit kebyoard? Samsung has your back, as the company quietly introduced a version of its Chromebook Pro with a backlit keyboard.

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‘Atlas’ may be the world’s first Chromebook with a 4K display

Get ready for Chrome OS in 3840 x 2160.

As excellent of a device as the Pixelbook is, there’s one thing it doesn’t have – a 4K display. In fact, there’s never been a Chromebook with a screen resolution that crisp. As disappointing as that’s been over the years, our luck is finally turning around.

Originally spotted by Redditor -nbsp-, a commit in the Chromium Gerrit references a device called “Atlas.” Atlas is expected to be an  [Read More…]

Acer debuts the first Chrome OS tablet, the Chromebook Tab 10

Coming to the Americas in April for $ 320, the rest of the world in May for €329 including VAT.

It was inevitable, and we’ve heard rumors and news and news about rumors of a tablet running Chrome OS for years. All that is behind us now because Acer has pulled the wraps off the first Chrome tablet and it’s called the Acer Chromebook Tab 10.

It looks like it will be a winner, too. This 10-inch  [Read More…]

Lenovo Chromebook 500e vs. ASUS Chromebook Flip C213

Which of these two rugged Chromebooks is the best buy?

2018 is turning out to be a stellar year for Chromebooks and it’s only the beginning of the year. This is even more evident when you look at the “ruggedized” education-focused models and see their prices. You used to need to spend an arm and a leg to get an educational Chromebook, but new products like the ASUS Flip C213 and Lenovo’s 500e bring these tough and  [Read More…]

How to update the Trusted Platform Module on your Chromebook

Most Chromebooks will need to have the TPM firmware updated. Here’s how to do it!

Chromebooks and Chromeboxes are some of the most secure computers currently on the market. They can’t run traditional programs, which means that viruses and malware designed for Windows and macOS just don’t work. If Chrome OS is modified in any way, the device will flash a scary warning message every time it’s turned on. These — combined with an interface that is  [Read More…]