Blogs: Chromebooks

Microsoft may have the answer to the Chromebook surge: An under-$200 laptop from HP with full-on Windows 8.1, a 14-inch screen, and 100 GB of free cloud-base storage. Will this be the machine that kills off Chromebooks?

August 19, 2014 12:37 PM EDT

Lenovo's ThinkPad Yoga 11e Chromebook makes a fantastic first impression. Could this laptop-tablet combo be the midrange Chromebook we've all been waiting for?

August 18, 2014 11:51 AM EDT

A new report from Gartner forecasts that Chromebook sales will triple in the next three years and gain a small chunk of the PC market. Do they represent a real threat to Microsoft, or are they just a side show?

August 13, 2014 10:58 AM EDT

None of the financial firms mentioned in a recent New York Times article offered two factor authenticaton. But, even if they did, you should still use a Chromebook in Guest Mode for financial transactions. 

August 12, 2014 4:40 PM EDT

Are the new Core i3 Chromebooks really that much faster than the current generation of devices? Time for some real-world comparisons.

August 05, 2014 12:45 PM EDT

A new version of Android! The first Android Wear watches! Android TV! So much exciting stuff to take in from Google I/O. Here's an easy-to-follow guide to the news that matters most.

June 25, 2014 6:40 PM EDT
Some good news for owners of Google's LTE Chromebook Pixel: Following my report that data plans for the device were being disconnected prematurely, Google is stepping up to make things right.
June 24, 2014 2:30 PM EDT

When a company promises two years of free mobile data service with a device, you expect them to deliver. So what happens when a promise suddenly evaporates after you've purchased a product? 

June 23, 2014 11:10 AM EDT

Dell's Chromebook 11 flew in under the radar, but it's officially earned my recommendation as the best all-around Chromebook you can buy without breaking the bank.

June 19, 2014 1:37 PM EDT
Samsung's Chromebook 2 comes so close to being the first midrange Chromebook. Add in these two elements, and we'd have the laptop we've been waiting to see.
May 15, 2014 3:55 PM EDT
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