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Acer Chromebook Spin 314 convertible now available with Intel Jasper Lake

The Acer Chromebook Spin 314 is a convertible notebook with a 14 inch touchscreen display and a 360-degree hinge that lets you switch between laptop and tablet modes. A few months ago Acer announced plans to launch an updated model sporting an Intel Jasper Lake low-power processor, and now it’s available for purchase (a few […]

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HP Fortis 11 G9 Q Chromebook features a Snapdragon 7c processor and 4G LTE

HP’s new Fortis 11 G9 Q Chromebook is a 3 pound ruggedized notebook designed for the education space with features including a spill-proof keyboard, reinforced ports, and a body that’s been designed to withstand a fall from heights of 4 feet onto plywood or a 2.5 foot fall onto concrete. It’s also powered by Qualcomm’s […]

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The new Asus Chromebook Flip CX5 is a 16 inch convertible with Intel Alder Lake

A year after introducing the first Asus Chromebook Flip CX5 convertible laptops, Asus is back for round two with a new model sporting a larger 16 inch display and a more powerful processor. The Asus Chromebook Flip CX5 (CX5601) is coming soon with up to a 12th-gen Intel Core i7 processor with vPro, up to 16GB of […]

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HP Elite Dragonfly Chromebook is a 13.5 inch convertible for business

The HP Elite Dragonfly Chromebook is a thin and light laptop with a 13.5 inch FHD+ or higher resolution touchscreen display with a 3:2 aspect ratio, support for a pressure-sensitive digital pen, and a 360-degree hinge that lets you use the computer in laptop or tablet modes. With a 12th-gen Intel Core vPro processor, an […]

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Acer’s new Chromebook 314 and 315 with Intel Jasper Lake chips start at $300

Acer is updating its line of budget Chromebooks with new models sporting 14 and 15 inch displays and low-power processors based on Intel Jasper Lake technology. The new Acer Chromebook 315 (CB315-4H/T) with a 15.6 inch display should hit the streets this month for $300 and up, while the 14 inch Acer Chromebook 314 (CB314-3H/T) is […]

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The new Acer Chromebook Spin 513 has a 3:2 display and MTK Kompanio 1380 processor

The new Acer Chromebook Spin 513 (CP513-2H) is a thin and light convertible laptop with a 13.5 inch, 2256 x 1504 pixel touchscreen display featuring a 3:2 aspect ratio. Available with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 128GB of storage, the 2.84 pound Chromebook is also powered by a previously unannounced MediaTek Kompanio […]

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Lilbits: Installing Google Play on Amazon Fire tablets, Linux on Chromebooks, and more

Find yourself with a new Amazon Fire tablet this holiday season? Amazon’s tablets offer pretty good bang for the buck if you’re looking for a device for reading eBooks, doing some web surfing, or streaming videos. But they also ship with Amazon’s Fire OS, which is a fork of Google Android that includes Amazon’s Appstore […]

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Asus launches three new 11.6 inch Chromebooks

Asus has quietly added three new Chromebooks with 11.6 inch displays and entry-level specs to its lineup. The new Asus Chromebook CX1 (CX1101) is listed under the company’s line of “at home” products and features Intel Gemini Lake processor options, but it still a MIL-STD-810H tested durable design. Meanwhile the new Asus Chromebook CR1 (CR1100) and Chromebook Flip […]

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Acer Chromebook 514 with MediaTek Kompanio 828 coming in December for $400 and up

The new Acer Chromebook 514 (CB514-H/T) is a 14 inch fanless Chrome OS laptop that measures 0.66 inches thick, weighs less than 2.9 pounds, and features an energy-efficient MediaTek Kompanio 828 processor that Acer says should easily provide all-day battery life. It’s expected to be available in North America starting in December for $400 and up. Acer’s […]

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Acer Chromebook Spin 314 with Intel Jasper Lake coming in November for $500 and up

Acer’s new Chromebook Spin 314 (CP315-1H/CP314-1HN)  is a convertible Chromebook with a 360-degree hinge, a 14 inch touchscreen display, and a low-power Intel Jasper Lake processor. It’s expected to go on sale in North America next month with prices starting around $500 for a model with a full HD IPS touchscreen display. According to a […]

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Acer Chromebook Spin 514 is a premium convertible with Intel Tiger Lake

The Acer Chromebook Spin 514 is a 3 pound convertible Chromebook with a fanless design, a 14 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel touchscreen display and a 360 degree hinge. Set to hit the streets in Europe this month for 800 Euros and up, the Acer Chromebook Spin is coming to North America in January, 2022 for […]