Lenovo Chromebook C330

It’s easy to find a fine 2-in-1 Chromebook if you’ve got the bucks. Our Editors’ Choice, the detachable HP Chromebook x2, is $ 599.99. Among more affordable convertibles, the Acer Chromebook Spin 11 and Asus Chromebook Flip C213SA are $ 399.99 and $ 349, respectively. But if you’re looking for a model that can fold […]


Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 (LTE)

Premium laptops running Google’s Chrome operating system used to be rare, but 2018 has seen several intriguing options. One of those is a refreshed Samsung Chromebook Plus V2. It sports peppier internal components than its predecessor, a sturdy 2-in-1 convertible design, and an integrated active stylus. The LTE-equipped version I’m reviewing here goes for $ […]


Google Pixel Slate vs. HP Chromebook x2

Chromebooks are no longer budget systems meant for schools and organizations looking to save a buck and keep things simple. While Chrome OS continues to evolve and remains a less feature-complete (albeit more secure and easy to manage) platform, it’s increasingly running on premium hardware that offers excellent build quality, high-performance components, and great looks. […]


HP Chromebook x2

When I say “Chromebook,” do you think of a plastic clamshell that costs $ 199? You couldn’t be further from the truth of today’s sophisticated Chrome OS laptops, and perhaps the one you’re furthest from is HP’s new Chromebook x2. For one thing, the x2 isn’t cheap at $ 599.99. For another, it’s aluminum rather […]


Dell’s new Inspiron 2-in-1 PCs, premium Inspiron 2-in-1 Chromebook debut at IFA

Dell headed to the IFA 2018 convention in Berlin with lots of new products in tow, including new 2-in-1 devices under the Inspiron 7000 and 5000 brands. The company also introduced a new Inspiron-branded 2-in-1 based on Google’s Chrome OS platform. All three families stem from eighth-generation Intel Core processors, while some include additional discrete GeForce […]

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Dell tempts Pixelbook lovers with premium, $599 Inspiron Chromebook 14

The new Inspiron Chromebook is the first premium Chrome OS device from Dell. Valentina Palladino It’s a convertible with an 14-inch FHD touchscreen. Valentina Palladino The Chromebook’s full-sized keyboard and trackpad. Valentina Palladino The chassis hides an included active pen. Valentina Palladino Dell’s Inspiron Chromebook starts at $ 599. Valentina Palladino Dell added a new […]