There's a lot of good things Chromebooks have added in the last few years, but just as there are some rumors that refuse to fade, there are a few trends in the Chromebook world that are hanging on with an unnatural grip that need to be hacked off before they drag the next generation of Chromebooks under.
Microsoft Edge is now available in preview for Linux, and by extension, Chrome OS. Thanks to the built in Linux container, Chromebook users can download and install Microsoft Edge alongside Google Chrome with only one real caveat.
There are a plethora of business-grade Chromebooks on the market today, which means that even though this middle child of HP's Enterprise Chromebook lineup fails to measure up, there are other good options to be found with higher quality and lower prices.
YouTube Premium joins Stadia and Google One as subscription perks for new Chromebook buyers. The offer can only be redeemed if you've never tried YouTube Premium or Google Play Music in the past, unfortunately.
The Chromebook deals we were teased with ahead of Prime Day have all evaporated into the ether, but at least Best Buy isn't letting us down with an affordable and reliable Chromebook that's perfect for your kids and less than $200.
The Pixelbook Go with 8GB of RAM, an m3 processor, and a beautiful touchscreen for $200 is by far the best Prime Day Chromebook deal ever. Don't stop, don't think, just grab one now before they're all gone.
After nailing the compact Chromebook category, it’s no surprise that Lenovo took what they learned and used it to make a big-screen Chromebook with the same sensibilities and reliability. It’s not a showstopper, but it is a Chromebook that should easily get you through the next five years.
There are Chromebooks that are too small and too weak, there are Chromebooks that are too big and too expensive, and then there are Chromebooks that get it just right. The Flex 5 is one of those Chromebooks.
As manufacturers keep running to high and low pricing extremes, Acer makes a Chromebook that’s just right in terms of giving you everything you could need without making you sell a kidney to afford it.
The Enterprise Chromebook space has been heating up considerably in 2020, but it isn't a party until Lenovo rolls up with a ThinkPad! Meet the durable darling, the Lenovo ThinkPad C13 Yoga Chromebook Enterprise.
Microsoft Visual Studio Code is becoming even more useful to even more people with the addition of ARM64 support for Linux in the September update, or version 1.50. This means support for not only ARM-based Chromebooks but also the Raspberry Pi.
Chrome OS gets a lot of things right and mostly stays out of the way as i get my work done, but there's a few things that are long overdue for a fix. From app aggravations to misplaced settings, here's what grinds my gears in Chrome OS.
Manufacturers tend to low-ball the storage on Chromebooks, but just because they got stingy doesn't mean you should reward them by buying 32GB Chromebooks unless you're absolutely sure you don't need the space.