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Surface Go vs. Chromebook: Which is better for you?

Microsoft's  Surface Go  is going to be available soon, and it's an intriguing device: $400 gets you a well-built tablet with full Windows. You can use any piece of Windows software built in the last twenty years, or stick to the store and web for an easier experience. Microsoft is positioning this as the perfect device for students, schools, and businesses. But Chromebooks may be a better option for all of those. Chromebooks don't have the backlog of software that Windows does, but most users can get by with the web and Android apps. Chromebooks are also easier on budgets and IT administrators' time For this comparison, we'll take a look at the  Lenovo 500e  since that is this year's  best Chromebook for students . There aren't any Chromebooks with the same processor as the Surface Go, but this is close enough for comparison's sake. Storage Design Ports Software Maintenance Price and Availability Which is best for you? Storage

Acer Chromebook Tab 10 Review

We’ve known for some time the day would come where we would review the world’s first Chrome OS-powered tablet. We weren’t exactly sure who would make it or what it would look like in the end, but we knew it was coming. With both convertibles and detachables making it to market before it, the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 fills in the only real remaining hardware gap in the Chrome OS ecosystem: the tablet. Though it isn’t the best tablet I’ve ever used, this offering from Acer really gives me hope for the future of Chrome OS tablets. Sure, I’d love for the naming to change as Chromebook Tab feels like a bit of a misnomer, but Acer has done some really good work with this first stab at a Chrome-powered tablet. Is it perfect? Not even close, but it is an encouraging look at what we could see in future. BUILD Overall, the build quality here is pretty good. There’s less to talk about with a tablet, but some things remain the same. It is sturdy, feels good in the hand, and is mainly gl