Best Buy launches 48-hour Flash Sale (to take on Amazon Prime Day)

Today and tomorrow may be Amazon Prime Day, but competitors are countering with their own sales — and if you’re looking to score deals on mobile tech, it’s worth checking out Best Buy’s 48-hour flash sale as well — especially if you don’t have an Amazon Prime membership. Here are some of the mobile tech […]

Daily Deals (11-19-2018)

Google’s Black Friday week deals kicked off yesterday, which means you can save $300 on the purchase of a Pixelbook convertible Chrome OS laptop. But even after that discount, prices start at $699… which is a lot of money to spend on a Chromebook. Fortunately there are plenty of more affordable options — and starting […]

Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 with 4G LTE coming in November for $600

The Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 is a convertible laptop with a 12.2 inch full HD touchscreen display, a 360-degree hinge, pen support, and an Intel Celeron 3965Y Kaby Lake-Y processor. Samsung introduced the update to last year’s Rockchip RK3399-powered Chromebook Plus in June, and now the company is introducing a new model. It’s pretty much […]

Samsung launches Chromebook Plus V2 (convertible with Kaby Lake Y)

Samsung’s latest premium Chromebook is a convertible tablet that weighs about 2.9 pounds, features 12.2 inch full HD touchscreen display, and is powered by a 6 watt Intel Celeron 3965Y Kaby Lake-Y processor. It’s called the Samsung Chromebook Plus V2, and as the name suggests, it’s an update to an existing device… but it’s a […]

Samsung Chromebook Plus is second Chromebook to support Linux apps (Project Crostini)

Google announced last month that it was bringing the ability to run Linux apps to Chromebooks, confirming the existence of Project Crostini, which was first spotted in the Chromium code earlier this year, and which adventurous users have been testing for months. Up until now you’ve needed a Google Pixelbook to try Crostini. Now it […]

Amazon discounts Kindle, Echo devices ahead of Father’s Day

A week ahead of Father’s Day, Amazon is discounting a bunch of products for geeky, bookish dads. You can save up to $40 on an Amazon Echo smart home speaker or save $20 or more on a select Kindle eReaders. Here’s a run-down of some of the best bargains on Amazon devices, Echo/Alexa devices Amazon […]

Samsung introduces Chromebook Plus and Chromebook Pro with pen support

Samsung is launching two new Chromebooks this year, and they look almost identical. Both the Samsung Chromebook Pro and the Samsung Chromebook Plus have 12.3 inch high-resolution touchscreen displays and support for Android apps and the Google Play Store. Both also support pen input, making them some of the first Chromebooks with that feature. And both […]