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The Google Pixelbook 2 may have just showed up at the FCC

Google might have officially given up on making its own tablets, but we've still been patiently waiting for a new Chrome OS laptop from its hardware division. The original Pixelbook is beautifully designed, and even though we concluded that its cost-benefit ratio leans on the more expensive side for the vast majority of consumers, it still showcases how good Chrome OS devices can be — that keyboard is to die for. With the laptop being on the market for more than a year and a half, we're more than ready for a successor by now. A new FCC filing offers hope that a Pixelbook 2 could be on the horizon.

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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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Google Pixelbook Pen discounted to $80 ($19 off) on Amazon

For those of you who enjoy handwriting notes or doodling on your Pixelbook, the Pixelbook Pen is probably what you've been looking for. At its regular price of $99, it is a bit pricey, but Amazon is currently discounting it by $19 to a more reasonable $79.59.

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Google Pixelbook i7/512GB model is $1,199 ($451 off) from Amazon and Walmart

Not many people require a ton of power and storage with their Chromebooks, but for those who do, Google offers a Pixelbook with a Core i7, 16GB of RAM, and 512GB of storage. With an MSRP of $1,650, it's no surprise that this spec is frequently discounted. It's currently down to $1,199 on Amazon and Walmart (well, it's a dollar more), which equates to a ~$450 discount.

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[Update: Working, possibly] Reminder: Grab your Chromebook freebies, including INKredible Pro and Noteshelf

If you've bought any Chromebook in recent times, you've probably redeemed your 100GB Drive storage perk, but Google offers more freebies from time to time, and it's a shame not to pick them up.

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[Update: Other retailers, too] The Google Home Max is down to $299 ($100 off) on the Google Store

The Google Home Max is Google's biggest, loudest speaker. It's really great, but it's also really expensive at $399. If you've been waiting for a discount, today's your day: the Max is $100 off on the Google Store, along with discounts on a handful of other Google goods.

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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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Google appears to be downsizing its laptop and tablet hardware division, asking employees to transfer to other groups

Google's in-house laptop/tablet gambit may not be panning out as well as the company had hoped. According to Business Insider, the company is telling dozens of employees on the Google Create division, which oversaw the Pixelbook and Pixel Slate, to temporarily move to other positions within Alphabet amidst "roadmap cutbacks."

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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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Pick up a fully-loaded Core i7 Pixelbook for $1,195 ($454 off)

Looking for a Chromebook to last you years? The Pixelbook is a good bet — it's light, sleek, and a great performer. The base model is undoubtedly fine for most users, but if you're really trying to future-proof, you can spec it all the way up to an Intel Core i7 processor and a bunch of other fancy internals, and that top-of-the-line model is available for more than $400 off MSRP right now on Amazon.

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