Daily Deals (8-13-2018)

Acer is offering back-to-school sale prices on some of its Chromebooks and Windows laptops, which means you can pick up a convertible Chromebook for as little as $239 or an entry-level gaming laptop for as little as $620. Here are some of the days best deals. Laptops Acer Chromebook R11 convertible w/Celeron N3060/4GB/32GB for $239 […]

Deals of the Day (9-29-2016)

Want to run Android apps on your Chromebook? Right now there are three models that can do that: and if you’re looking for a reasonably good deal on one, Groupon is selling a refurbished Acer Chromebook R11 convertible notebook with 4GB of RAM and a Celeron N3060 for $200. That’s one of the best prices […]

Google Play Store now available for (some) Chromebooks on stable channel

You’ve been able to run Android apps on some Chromebooks since June, but when the feature first launched it was only available if your Chromebook was using Chrome 53 Dev Channel. Eventually Google brought support for Android apps to the beta channel, and now Chrome OS 53 Stable supports the Google Play Store and Android […]

Run Windows apps on a Chromebook (with CrossOver for Android)

There are a lot of things you can do with a Chromebook. While Google’s Chrome OS is an operating system based on a web browser, there are plenty of web-based games, office suites, email services, and other apps. And now that Google is bringing support for Android apps, there are more than a million app […]

Deals of the Day (7-21-2016)

The Acer Chromebook R11 is one of the first laptops to feature support for Android apps and the Google Play Store.  New models typically sell for around $280, although you can currently pick up a version of the 11.6 inch convertible notebook with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage from Walmart for $259. But […]

CodeWeavers demos Windows apps running on a Chromebook (through an Android app)

CrossOver is a utility that allows you to run some Windows programs on a Linux computer. The company behind CrossOver has been working on an Android version that allows you to run Windows software on an Android phone or tablet… but now that Android apps can run on Chromebooks it turns out that installing CrossOver for […]

Android apps now run on the Acer Chromebook R11, Google Chromebook Pixel (2015)

There are now three Chromebooks that can run Android apps. About a month after rolling out an update for the Asus Chromebook Flip that adds support for the Google Play Store and Android apps, Google has rolled out a similar update for the Acer Chromebook R11 and Google Chromebook Pixel (2015). You’ll need to be […]