Chrome OS Stories March 8, 2016

expiredAsus Chromebit turns any HDMI display into a Chrome OS computer for $70 shipped (Reg. $90)

Update (3/8 1:30pm): This deal is now also available via Amazon.

Newegg has the Asus Chromebit Chrome OS Mini PC for $69.99 shipped. That’s $20 off the original list price, $15 less than Amazon’s current listing and the lowest we’ve seen for it by $15. 

This candy bar sized device can turn any display with an HDMI input into a full Chrome OS computer. With dual-band a/b/g/n/ac 802.11 Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 you get a super fast connection from wireless peripherals. It also has 16GB Flash memory storage and it comes with an HDMI extender cable so you can work around more than a few wiring situations. Rated 3.7/5 stars by over 100 Amazon shoppers.

Chrome OS Stories November 22, 2015

expiredSamsung 11-inch Chromebook 2 2.16GHz/2GB/16GB SSD: $149 shipped (Reg. $190+)

Best Buy offers the Samsung 11-inch Chromebook 2 XE500C12-K01US 2.16GHz/2GB/16GB SSD for $149 shipped. Also available at Amazon for $1 more. This is a savings of $101 off the original price, $41 less than the next reputable seller and the lowest current price we can find. Rated 4.4/5 stars by over 400 Amazon customers.

Features include:

  • Intel Celeron 2.16 GHz Processor
  • 2 GB DDR3L SDRAM
  • 16 GB Solid-State Drive (SSD); No CD or DVD drive
  • 11.6 inches 1366 x 768 pixels LED-lit Screen
  • Chrome Operating System; Silver Chassis

Chrome OS Stories October 20, 2015

Acer Chromebook w/ full HD display 1.50GHz/4GB/16GB SSD: $249 shipped (Reg. $279)

Best Buy offers the Acer Chromebook 1.50GHz/4GB/16GB SSD (model CB5-571-C4G4) for $249 with free shipping. That’s a savings of $30 and the lowest price we’ve ever seen. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars from Best Buy reviewers. Features and tech specs include:

Google Chrome OS Automatically downloads and installs security and software updates, so you don’t have to waste your time managing patches and waiting for restarts.

15.6″ display with a wide viewing angle Enjoy brilliant colors in your photos and videos. 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution boasts impressive color and clarity. LED backlight.

Intel® Celeron® processor 3205U Entry-level dual-core processor for general e-mail, Internet and productivity tasks.

4GB system memory for basic multitasking Adequate high-bandwidth RAM to smoothly run multiple applications and browser tabs all at once.

16GB hard drive for decent file storage space Holds a modest collection of digital photos, music and videos.

Chrome OS Stories July 20, 2015

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Following the success of Raspberry Pi, small simplistic computers are seeing a huge boom in popularity over the last year. Non-traditional operating systems are finding a place in schools and with at home tinkerers looking for a new challenge. From Chromebooks to Ubuntu, more and more consumers are looking for Windows and Mac alternatives.

After being announced last month, Jide Tech launched its Kickstarter campaign for the $30 Remix Mini Android PC five days ago and the response has been astonishing.  expand full story

Chrome OS Stories June 30, 2015

expiredAcer 11-inch Chromebook 2.16GHz/2GB/16GB (refurb): $110 shipped (Orig. $200)

The official Acer eBay Store offers its manufacturer refurbished 11-inch Chromebook (CB3-111-C8UB) 2.16GHz/2GB/16GB for $109.99 with free shipping. This laptop originally had a list price of $200, today’s deal is $60 better than Amazon’s new condition price, $20 less than our previous mention and the best current offering. Rated 4.6/5 stars.

Features include a 11.6-inch display, 2.16GHz Celeron N2830 processor, 2GB of memory and a 16GB hard drive. A HDMI output and digital media reader are bult-in, it runs on the Chrome OS and includes a 90-day manufacturer’s warranty.

If you’re after a slight bump in performance and a larger screen, check out this deal on a Toshiba Chromebook.

Chrome OS Stories May 29, 2015

expiredAcer Chromebox 1.4GHz/2GB/16GB w/ Keyboard + Mouse $120 shipped (Reg. $150+)

Newegg offers the Acer Chromebox (CXI-2GKM) 1.4/GHz/2GB/16GB Desktop with Keyboard and Mouse for $129.99. Coupon code EMCASNW66 drops the total down to $119.99 with free shipping. That’s $60 off the original price, $30 better than Amazon’s current offering and the lowest we can currently find it. Rated 4.2/5 stars.

Features:

  • Intel® Celeron® Processor 2957U (1.4GHz, 2MB L3 Cache)
  • Google Chrome Operating System
  • 16GB SSD
  • 2GB DDR3L Memory
  • Intel® HD Graphics
  • Digital Media Card Reader -Secure Digital™ (SD) Card
  • 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN
  • 802.11a/b/g/n Wireless
  • Bluetooth® 4.0
  • High-Definition Audio Support
  • 4- USB 3.0 Ports (2 front & 2 rear)
  • 1- HDMI™ Port
  • 1- Display Port
  • USB Keyboard and Mouse

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