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You can pick up Doom and Doom II for free if you bought a Chromebook

You can pick up Doom and Doom II for free if you bought a Chromebook

Chromebook ownership comes with plenty of perks: Android app support, stellar battery life, low hardware prices. But on top of all those implicit benefits are a handful of external perks Google provides in a constantly-changing selection — free stuff like apps, games, and Drive storage space. Chromebook owners will now be able to snag Doom,...

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Should you buy a Chromebook?

Should you buy a Chromebook?

This story was originally published 2020/04/07 9:00am PDTon Apr 7, 2020 and last updated 2020/05/27 12:48pm PDTon May 27, 2020.  With more and more people buying laptops to work or learn from home, a lot of folks are probably looking into the prospect of switching to a lighter, cheaper Chromebook instead of a traditional Windows...

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How to install Zoom on a Chromebook

How to install Zoom on a Chromebook

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels/Zoom With social distancing becoming the norm during the Coronavirus pandemic, it’s certainly added a new chapter in how we communicate. Zoom is one of those particular tools that folks defaulted to because it was already on their work computer. The good news is that it’s an excellent app for video chatting with several...

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The best Linux apps for your Chromebook

The best Linux apps for your Chromebook

This story was originally published 2018/09/09 4:08pm PDTon Sep 9, 2018 and last updated 2020/05/06 2:02pm PDTMay 6, 2020.  Chromebooks can now run Linux-based applications, and even though the feature is mostly intended for use by developers, it can also benefit regular Chromebook owners. There are some tasks that websites and Android apps still aren’t...

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Which Chromebook should I buy?

Which Chromebook should I buy?

This story was originally published 2020/01/22 9:55am PSTon Jan 22, 2020 and last updated 2020/05/06 1:31pm PDTMay 6, 2020.  Chromebooks are proving to be incredibly popular during the current coronavirus lockdown, and there’s a reason for that. They’re cheap (or, at least, they can be), and they’re capable, especially for students and anyone working from...

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ASUS Chromebook Flip C436 review: Premium hardware, poor value

ASUS Chromebook Flip C436 review: Premium hardware, poor value

Chromebooks have gone through a rapid evolution over the past two years or so. High-end models like the Galaxy Chromebook, Acer Chromebook Spin 13, and Lenovo Yoga Chromebook C630 are bumping up against Windows ultrabooks in both hardware and price. At the same time, Chrome OS has expanded in functionality with features like Linux app...