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[Deal Alert] Samsung Chromebook 3 is $130 from Best Buy

These days, there are countless mid-range Chromebooks to choose from - HP's new convertible, the Samsung Chromebook Plus V2, the ASUS C302, and so on. But if you need a dirt cheap model, Best Buy has the 11.6-inch Samsung Chromebook 3 for just $129.99 right now.

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The best Chromebooks for school (2018 Edition)

If there's one area where Chromebooks are undeniably dominating, it's in education. Chromebooks made up 60% of mobile device purchases by K-12 schools in the US last year, and since 2014, they have led classroom notebook and tablet shipments. As it turns out, schools love cheap computers that back up everything to the cloud and can be easily reset.

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ASUS makes the Chromebook 12 C223 official with a Celeron N3350 and 4GB of RAM

ASUS is no stranger to the Chromebook game, and we reviewed the rather nice Chromebook Flip C302 earlier this year. However, we might be getting another option: the Chromebook 12 C223. No, it's not as nice as the Chromebook Flip (especially the one with a Core m7 and 16GB of RAM), but it's also not as expensive.

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Google Camera app is coming to Pixelbook and other future Chromebooks

Chromebooks have been steadily improving over the last few years, to the point where the Google Pixelbook offers genuine competition to high-end MacBooks and Windows machines (depending on what you use a laptop for). However, the camera experience is still sorely lacking.

The Google Camera app is probably the best mobile camera software around, with its HDR+ and portrait mode allowing Pixel phones to match the imaging performance of other devices with dual and even triple-camera setups. With Android apps now available on numerous Chromebooks, why not make use of that already excellent app? Thankfully, that seems to be the plan.

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Acer Chromebook 13 and Chromebook Spin 13 arriving in September, starting at $650

It's been quite a while since we've heard about the Acer Chromebook 13 and Chromebook Spin 13, but it looks like we'll have to wait another few months for them to make it stateside. The Chromebook 13 and Chromebook Spin 13 are coming to North America in September, and they'll start at $649.99 and $749.99, respectively.

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Google fires shots at Microsoft and Apple with new Chromebook ad

Google has made countless advertisements for Chromebooks, but none of them have directly pointed out flaws in traditional operating systems like Windows and macOS - until now. The company just released a new Chromebook commercial that calls out its competitors for being annoying, buggy, and slow.

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[Deal Alert] HP selling its Chromebook x2 for just $520 ($80 off)

HP's Chromebook x2 was the first Chrome OS-powered detachable, and although it was an interesting novelty (and probable future for the platform), the $599 asking price may have been a bit steep. Not long after launch, it went on a small $30-off discount, but as of today you can pick one up for a more sizable $80 markdown, sold directly from HP.

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Weekend poll: Do you use a Chromebook?

The long-term future of Android tablets is a bit concerning, but thankfully Google seems to be pushing Chromebooks to fill that niche. Analysts seem to agree the platform could have a future in that market, especially given the continued decline in tablet sales. And since most recent models have touchscreens and support Android apps—some even come in a tablet form-factor—chances are good some of our readers have picked one up.

So, do you use one?

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[Update: Live] Chrome may soon add ability to import new tab backgrounds from Google Photos

Google added the option to customize Chrome's new tab page with a very familiar-looking selection of wallpapers last month. But if you thought Google was done working on the new tab page, you'd be wrong. About Chromebooks recently discovered a new change in Chromium Gerrit that'll allow users to import their new tab backgrounds from Google Photos as well.

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[Deal Alert] The HP Chromebook x2 is $570 ($30 off) at Best Buy

HP launched the world's first detachable Chrome OS 2-in-1 back in April, and it went on sale the following month. The Chromebook x2 normally costs $599 with the keyboard dock and stylus included, but now you can get it for $569.99 - a $30 reduction in price.

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