Chromebooks are the only laptops left that come with an explicit expiration date, but that might not be true much longer if Google's Lacros project has its way. Here's why breaking Chrome out of Chrome OS is great news for older Chromebook users.
High refresh rate displays are officially a thing now on Chrome OS from version 85 onwards, with support emerging from behind a flag and making its way into the settings app. It's easy to use and will make your experience smoother than ever.
The Lenovo Flex 5 hits all the right check marks from price to performance to portability, and it's finally back in stock on Amazon. Buy it now at $410 before we're back to the $650 price gouger listings.
If you're in the market for a new laptop right now that won't break the budget, you have a lot of company right now. That has combined with a year of shutdowns, shortages, and SNAFUs to make Chromebooks the hottest commodity of the pandemic.
Every Chromebook 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 of your inexpensive computer.
When NVIDIA announced that GeForce Now would finally be available on Chromebooks officially, some might have been dismayed at the minimum spec requirements. But don't fret; you should try it anyway because even if your Chromebook doesn't meet the requirements, you might be able to have a solid gaming session anyway.
NVIDIA's cloud gaming platform, GeForce Now, continues to go from strength to strength and today the company is announcing support, initially as a beta, for Chromebooks. Assuming your portable Google-powered laptop meets the requirements, you can hook up to GeForce Now and play your favorite PC games without the need for a gaming laptop.