CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.
The Acer Chromebook C720P manages to get better at all the key things, adding up to a little laptop alternative that's better than any budget Chromebook we've seen before.
One of the nicer-looking and better-performing Chrome OS systems, the 13-inch Acer Chromebook adds some zip by ditching Intel for an Nvidia processor, but also hits a few issues with popular Chrome apps.
The education-aimed Yoga 11e Chromebook bends into several useful hybrid shapes, but it's also too thick and rugged for commuters who want lightweight hardware for their lightweight operating system.
Microsoft is pushing inexpensive laptops to contain the growing Google-fueled threat. But they could wind up as extinct as the late-naughts netbook.
For its second Chromebook, Toshiba shaved off as much chassis as possible without sacrificing screen size or quality -- and without jacking up the price.
New, more capable hardware should make for a faster, more pleasant Chromebook experience.
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These won't last long, in part because they come with 200MB of monthly 4G data -- for life -- and in part because they're awesome.
With a touch display that bends back 300 degrees, the N20p isn't a much of as shapechanger as its sister Yoga Chromebook.
Lenovo's Yoga 11e Chromebook combines Chrome simplicity with Yoga flexibility
You may not have known that you wanted Android apps to run on Chrome OS, but Google thinks they should. The first four Android apps for Chromebooks are now available.