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Lenovo teases 3 new Chromebooks, moving from MediaTek chips to Intel 8th Gen

It's been nearly a year since Lenovo introduced its most recent budget Chromebook models, the 11" C330 and 14" S330. The company is gearing to follow them up this year with the new 11" C340 and 14" S340, as well as a third larger 15" C340, all of which forego the MediaTek processors in favor of Intel 8th Gen chips.

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The best Prime Day deals on tablets and laptops

Prime Day might not compete with Black Friday in terms of the sheer volume of sales, but there are some serious discounts to be had, especially when it comes to things like Chromebooks or tablets. There's even a few decent deals on gaming laptops if you're in the market. For your convenience, we've put together all the best deals we've spotted when it comes to the subject.

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HP's 2-in-1 Chromebook x360 has once again dropped to $400 ($200 off)

If you're looking for a large Chromebook that's still fast enough to get serious work done, the HP 2-in-1 Chromebook x360 is a good option. It dropped to $400 at Best Buy ($200 off the usual cost) back in April, and now it has returned to that price.

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Google Pixelbook with 128GB SSD down to $599 ($400 off) at Fry's

At a starting price of just shy of a grand, nobody is calling the Pixelbook affordable. But if you've been eyeing a Pixelbook and have just been waiting for prices to fall, now might be your chance to grab one on the cheap. Fry's is currently offering the 128GB Pixelbook for just $599.

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14-inch Acer Chromebook 514 down to $339 on Amazon ($60 off)

Chromebooks are great machines for casual users, providing a simple interface and rudimentary support for Android apps. One of the better-looking models in the market is Acer's Chromebook 514, coming with a full metal chassis (minus its plastic screen bezel). Right now, it's available on Amazon for an all-time low of $339 — 15 percent cheaper than its regular $399.

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Bluetooth battery status being tested in Chrome OS Canary

Battery level readings for connected Bluetooth devices are something that many of us Android users wanted for a long time, and we finally got it with Android 8.1 Oreo back in 2017. Nearly two years later, the same feature is now hitting Chrome OS with a flag that those in Canary can enable.

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[Update: Confirmation] Report: Google gives up on making its own tablets

According to a recently-published report by Computerworld, Google is "officially done" making tablets. This follows in the wake of last year's poorly-received Chrome OS-powered Pixel Slate, and subsequent rumors of downsizing the hardware division responsible. This will not affect the division responsible for the Pixel phones, and Google still apparently has plans for future laptop-style devices.

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Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 is $399 ($50 off) at Best Buy

Samsung was among the first to join in the Chromebook craze, and it's still in the game today with its Chromebook Plus V2. This laptop was discounted to $399 back in January, and that same deal is back at Best Buy. There are deals to be had on the open-box models as well.

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HP Chromebook x2 drops to a stunningly low $349 ($250 off) at Best Buy

For those of you looking for a 2-in-1 tablet with Google software, HP's Chromebook x2 is practically perfect. With its included  and stylusdetachable keyboard, it represents pretty good value at its $599 MSRP. Best Buy, however, is currently offering the Chromebook x2 for just $349, equating to a discount of a whopping $250. This is a pretty crazy deal.

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Dell Inspiron Chromebook 14 drops to $399 ($150 off) at Best Buy

It can be hard to find a larger Chromebook with good specifications, but the Dell Inspiron Chromebook 14 fills that niche. We reviewed the Inspiron Chromebook 14 back when it was released and found it to be a very competent offering for the most part. One of our main qualms, the $599 price tag, has been addressed with this deal; the $399 figure that Best Buy is offering is $200 under the launch price and $150 less than current MSRP.

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