Convertible Acer Chromebook R 13 goes up for pre-order

Convertible Acer Chromebook R 13 goes up for pre-order The Acer Chromebook R 13 is a convertible notebook with a 13.3 inch touchscreen display, 4GB of RAM, and up to 64GB of storage. It has a 360 degree hinge that lets you fold the screen back when you want to hold the Chromebook like a tablet. And the system is the first Chromebook powered by a MediaTek processor. The Acer Chromebook R 13 should begin shipping next month. But it’s already available for pre-order from B&H (and maybe a fe...

Asus C301 Chromebook with 4GB RAM, 64GB storage now available for $300 pre-order

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Asus C301 Chromebook with 4GB RAM, 64GB storage now available for $300 Most Chromebooks are cheap laptops with entry-level specs. But there’s a growing number of Chromebooks with higher price tags that offer additional storage and memory or better displays.  Now Asus has one of the most affordable models with… let’s say mid-range specs. The Asus C301 Chromebook is now available for pre-order for $300. The laptop has 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and a 13.3 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel display.  ...

Chromebook Comparison and 2016 Buyer’s Guide

  Chromebook Comparison and 2016 Buyer's Guide Everything you need to know about choosing the best Chromebook! What is a Chromebook? A Chromebook is a notebook which comes with Google's Chrome OS operating system instead of Windows or Mac OS X. Chromebooks all conform to a certain set of specifications set out by Google and are designed with portability, long battery life, and ease of use in mind. Chromebooks tend to be priced less than most Windows and Mac laptops because Chrome OS...

HP Expands Chromebook Lineup with Touch to Power Your Favorite Apps

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HP Expands Chromebook Lineup with Touch to Power Your Favorite Apps A look at the HP Chromebook 11-inch G5, a stylish laptop with up to 12.5 hours of battery life. HP announced the Chromebook 11 G5 with an available touchscreen. With a redesigned chassis, the Chromebook features a slimmed-down design with a narrower display bezels, thinner and lighter dimensions than previous generations, and promises a game-changing up to 12.5 hours of battery life1(based on Google Chrome OS™ power_LoadTe...

Everything You Can Do Offline With A Chromebook

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Everything You Can Do Offline With A Chromebook Create and edit documents As you might expect, Google is at the forefront of adding offline features to Chrome OS. Google Drive had offline support for a while, and it’s great to use. You can create, view and edit files, with changes automatically synced back to the cloud as soon as connection is restored. Search through and write emails With Gmail Offline and its optimizer extension installed on your Chromebook, you can compose new emails an...

9 Reasons to Consider a Chromebook

9 Reasons to Consider a Chromebook The tech world moves pretty fast and so do shifting opinions. If you searched for Chromebooks back in 2013, it seemed almost every stuffy article claimed they were useless and almost always missed the point entirely. By 2014 people were starting to take notice that Chromebooks were selling well, rapidly being picked up by schools, and consumers were enjoying their Chromebooks. That same year they overtook iPads in US schools. Indeed, they’re the ultimate schoo...

Essentials of a Successful 1-1 Chromebook Program

acerchromebook14-640x0 The 4 essential elements of any successful one-to-one program Alexandra Ito shares how her district, Santa Ana Unified (SAUSD), increased access to students through a program called “Access for All,” a well-received iPad and Chromebook initiative. Through this experience, they developed a model for planning and implementation. Here’s how they got started. Establish your vision It is important that any plan to increase levels of access to tec...

Asus C300SA Chromebook Coming

Asus C300SA Chromebook Coming Asus is currently in the process of preparing to launch a new Chromebook that will be equipped with a Intel Celeron N3060 Braswell processor.  The Celeron N3060 is a slightly updated version of Intel’s Celeron N3050 chip that launched in 2015. It has the same 1.6 GHz base clock speed, but has a maximum burst speed of 2.48 GHz (up from 2.16 GHz).  It’s still a low-power chip for entry-level laptops. Spotted by Roland Quandt, the new Chromebook seems to sport ...

Acer Chromebook 14 is on it’s Way

Acer hasn’t actually announced that it’s working on a 14 inch model with an Intel Celeron N3050 processor yet, but the folks at Notebook Italia spotted an FCC listing and some online store websites suggesting that a new Acer Chromebook 14 is on the way. The notebook is said to have 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, Google’s Chrome OS software, and Intel’s entry-level Braswell processor. It’s also described as having an “HD” display, which probably means 1366 x 768 pixels, given the other en...

Chromebook Specs & Performance Comparison Chart (2016)

Zipso has updated one of the most comprehensive and detailed comparison charts to help you make your decision about the best Chromebook for your school.  Whether you are looking for the best price (check with various vendors), performance, power, battery life an etc., the updated table (May 4, 2016) in the article by Zipso, can help you with your decision.  The updated table is nicely broken down by the date of release for each chromebook, which is important in regards to your automatic upda...