Articles Filed Under Hardware

News on the latest Chromebooks and other Chrome OS devices.

Which Chromebooks Can Be Upgraded?

Do you know which Chromebooks are upgradeable? In this post we look at which models let you upgrade the RAM or add a larger SSD, and why some models don't.

24 April 2015

Acer Chromebase Is An All-In-One Chrome OS PC With Touch

The Acer Chromebase has been unveiled. It features a vivid 21.5-inch touch screen and using a NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor. Price is, as yet, unknown.

1 April 2015

CTL Launches Education’s Cheapest 4GB Chromebook

Two brand new Chromebooks have been unveiled by the Oregon-based computing company CTL.  Similar to their previous Chromebook, the new ‘CTL Chromebook J2’ and ‘CTL Chromebook J4’ notebooks are being aimed at education and feature ‘rugged’ […]

1 April 2015

Hello, Chromebit — A $99 Chrome PC The Size of a Chromecast

Take the guts of a Chromebox and squeeze it in to a dongle not that much bigger than the Chromecast and you get the Chromebit.

31 March 2015

ASUS Chromebook Flip — $249, IPS, 360-Degree Hinge

ASUS is to launch a new convertible Chromebook priced at $249 later this year, the company has announced at a joint press event hosted with Google.

31 March 2015

ASUS To Launch the ‘Most Affordable Chromebook To Date’

ASUS is to launch the 'most affordable Chromebook to date' powered by a Rockchip RK3288 SoC, according to a listing in a new educational reseller catalog.

20 March 2015
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Two New Chromebooks from Compal and RGS Emerge Online

Educators are fast becoming spoilt for choice when it comes to Chromebooks, with almost every major Chromebook now being pitched at students and schools first, consumers second.

17 March 2015

The Newest Chromebox, Chromebase PCs Aren’t For You

If you thought the recent trend for ruggedised and reinforced Chromebooks for the classroom wasn't enough, say hello to the first range of commercial-grade Chrome OS devices aimed at industry.

13 March 2015
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A Well Made Conundrum: Chromebook Pixel 2 Review Roundup

Impressive — that's the overall feeling early reviewers seem to have of the new Chromebook Pixel 2, which was officially announced by Google on March 11.

12 March 2015
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Everything You Need to Know About The Chromebook Pixel 2

The Chromebook Pixel has been updated by Google with a faster processor, more RAM, longer battery and a super-versatile USB Type-C connector. Oh, and a lower price.

11 March 2015

Acer’s Big Chromebook Shows Big Benchmarks Results

Early Acer Chromebook 15 benchmarks suggest that the world's biggest Chromebook will have the performance to match thanks to Intel's 5th generation chips.

9 March 2015

Acer Outs Powerful New Chromebox With Intel Core i3, 8GB RAM

The new Acer Chromebox CXI features a 4th gen Intel Core i3 4030U dual-core processor running at 1.9GHz and available with either 4GB or 8GB of RAM.

6 March 2015