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The HP Chromebook x360 14 is a premium convertible missing one thing

The $599 HP Chromebook x360 14 shows premium Chromebooks are a trend, but given its price we're surprised there's no pen.

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Chrome OS: Tips, tools, and other Chromebook intelligence

Your one-stop source for Chrome OS advice, insight, and analysis — from someone who's covered Chromebooks closely since the start.

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Dell Inspiron Chromebook 14 Hands-on: A classy convertible with a little surprise

Dell set out to make a classy Chromebook, and the Inspiron Chromebook 14 delivers with its metal chassis, 360-degree hinge, and Core i3 processor. There's also a hidden surprise.

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Amazon's one-day PC sale offers deep discounts on Samsung 960 Pro SSDs and more

Grab the Samsung 960 Pro in 512GB or 1TB capacities for $200 and $400 respectively, as well as cuts on Acer PCs and monitors.

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Chromebooks versus Windows laptops: Which should you buy?

Should you buy a Chromebook or a Windows laptop? They're similar in some ways, and in others, fundamentally different. We help you decide.

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Windows on Chromebooks? Stay tuned.

Could you soon see Windows running on a Chromebook? Clues are pointing that way. But why would Google do it? Here’s my take.

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The Campfire caveat: Why cheap Chromebooks running Windows will benefit Google, not you

Google's Campfire would reportedly allow Chromebooks to dual-boot with Windows. But only Google will benefit from demonstrating how poorly Windows runs on low-end hardware.

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Google takes on Apple, Windows with Chromebook attack ad as Amazon slashes Pixelbook prices

Google is running a new ad spotlighting Chromebooks' advantage over Mac and Windows PCs, namely longer battery life, less lag, and no viruses.

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Forget a new tie, get dad a Pixelbook for $250 off this Father's Day

Google is selling the Pixelbook for $750 today, 25 percent off its $999 list price.

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Everything you knew about Chromebooks is wrong

Myth: Chromebooks don’t run apps. Fact: Chromebooks run more apps than any device ever.

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Acer Swift 3 Hands-on

The Swift 3 is a consumer laptop with a cool looks, from slender bezels to multiple color choices for the all-metal chassis.

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The Acer Chromebook Spin 13 is a classy product rising above a mob of cheap clamshells

Acer's Chromebook Spin 13 aims at business users with its Intel Core i5 processor, aluminum chassis, and 360-degree versatility. But the market for high-end Chromebooks remains unproven, while cheaper models continue to sell.

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Acer Chromebook Spin 13 hands-on

Acer's Chromebook Spin 13 brings an Intel Core i5 processor and a 360-degree hinge to a category filled mostly with small, modestly powered, plasticky clamshells. But we don't know how much more this premium Chromebook will cost.

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The HP Chromebook x2 is a $599 premium tablet aimed at the iPad Pro

The HP Chromebook x2 brings 2-in-1 versatility to Chrome OS. By aiming to topple the iPad Pro, however, it's made itself more expensive than most other Chromebooks.

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Why Apple's new iPad is a better option for schools than a Chromebook tablet

Acer's new Chromebook tablet may be a dead ringer for the new iPad, but when it comes to schools, Apple has a key advantage when it comes to privacy.

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The first Chrome tablet, Acer's Chromebook Tab 10, takes on the iPad in schools

The first Chrome tablet is clearly aimed at the iPad in education. Acer's Chromebook Tab 10 D651N matches its popular rival in most features and even in price.

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Asus Chromebook Flip (C101PA) review: Is this convertible the future of Android tablets?

The Asus Chromebook Flip C101PA offers excellent value as both a Chromebook and Android tablet, powered by a newly branded Google OP1 microprocessor that gets the job done.

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Five Chromebook hacks that give your laptop surprising new talents

Chromebook hacks help your laptop break out of its browser-based routine and learn some new skills. Try these tweaks and additions to turn your Chromebook into an indispensable tool.

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