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Amazon has the i7/16GB Pixelbook for $1,120 ($530 off) right now

Despite being old news at this point – and amid the rumors of Google downsizing its hardware business – the Pixelbook remains a solid Chromebook. At launch, it came in two configurations, both of which were astronomically overpriced, but we've seen many sales since then. Most of those focus on the base i5 model, but the i7 version is getting some love. You can pick up one for yourself for $1,119.99 on Amazon, a whole $530 off MSRP.

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Lenovo's excellent C330 Flip Chromebook is down to $220 ($80 off)

Google's Chrome OS can run on much more modest hardware than the average Windows-powered laptop, but the cheapest Chromebooks still have to cut corners when it comes to the display, keyboard, and connectivity. The Lenovo C330 Flip Chromebook avoids many of those cheap Chromebook pitfalls, which is why we gave it our "Most Wanted" award. Now, you can get this device for just $219.99 at Newegg, which is $80 off the already totally reasonable price.

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Best Buy has deals on tons of Chromebooks, including the HP Chromebook X2 for $399 ($200 off)

Chromebooks have matured a lot since they debuted in 2011. The experience is still largely browser-based, but the scope of tasks that can be completed within Chrome has widened considerably since then, not to mention support for Android and Linux apps. If you've been considering one, Best Buy has deals on a number of hot ticket units, including the HP Chromebook X2, Lenovo Yoga C630, and even refurbished Pixelbooks.

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Acer's overpowered i5/16GB Chromebook Spin 13 is now available for $999

The world of premium, high-end Chromebooks is starting to heat up — the Pixelbook is no longer all by its lonesome. Though not new, per se, Acer's Chromebook Spin 13 is now available in a new configuration. The most expensive one yet, you get an i5 CPU with 16GB of RAM for $999.

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Chrome is getting a unified app management page, includes Android apps on Chromebooks

According to the folks at Chrome Story, Chrome's Canary channel just picked up a new app management page, triggered via a new flag. Although it's present across desktop platforms, on Chrome OS this page contains not only Chrome apps (which Google is still trying to retire) but Android apps as well. That's right, Chrome OS is finally picking up a unified way to manage apps — but Linux applications sadly aren't included just yet.

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Chrome OS multiple account support is live on the Canary channel

Last September, we told you about an upcoming Chrome OS feature that would allow you to log in multiple Google accounts at once. The skeleton of the feature was there, but it didn't work. For the past months, I've been peeking inside my Pixelbook's settings searching for it and getting disappointed time after time. Well, today brings that wait to an end. Multiple account support is live in the latest Chrome OS Canary version.

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Chrome OS 74 may bring backup and restore for Linux containers

Setting up a new Chrome OS device is a breeze compared to almost any other operating system. Your browsing data, extensions, and even Android apps sync down in a flash. The exception is Linux apps, which only live on a single piece of hardware. That could change as soon as Chrome OS 74 thanks to the inclusion of native backup and restore for Linux containers.

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Save $100 on a Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 from Amazon or Best Buy

Chromebooks are quite plentiful these days, giving consumers a wide variety of choices for an affordable laptop. If you're looking to save some money on one of the mid-rangers, today is your lucky day. Right now, you can save $100 on a Samsung Chromebook Plus.

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HP refreshes classroom-bound Chromebook x360 11 and Chromebook 11 with Intel's latest N-series Celerons

Today HP has announced two new refreshed Chromebooks in it's 11" series targeting the education market: the Chromebook X360 11 G2 and Chromebook 11 G7. As their names suggest, they're both 11" laptops running Chrome OS and designed for that extra durability required in the classroom. That means rubber trim, spill-resistant keyboards, and Gorilla Glass as required.

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HP's AMD-powered Chromebook 14 is available for pre-order at $270, ships next week

For years, we've had to choose between Intel and ARM-based Chromebooks, but a new contender is entering the game. HP announced the first AMD-powered Chromebook at CES this year. Now, you can drop some cash on this first-of-its-kind laptop with shipping next week.

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