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Make sure you have plenty of storage to go with your Chromebox

Chromeboxes aren't laptops. You're not tossing one into a backpack and setting it up at Starbucks. Instead, it sits quietly behind a screen of some sort and is always ready. That means there's no reason to try and get by with 16 or 32GB of storage. Most models are easy to take apart and upgrade if you're the DIY type, but adding more storage is as easy as plugging in a cable. These are the best external hard drives and SSDs for your Chromebox . The affordable choice WD 1TB My Passport Portable External Hard Drive Staff Pick WD My Passport is the best Chromebox hard drive you can buy at a bargain. It's a spinning disk drive so you won't be breaking any read speed records, but it's perfect for storing photos, music and video. It's also available in 1TB to 5TB options. From $52 at Amazon When you wanna go fast! SAMSUNG T5 Portable SSD 1TB External Solid State Drive If you need a big boost in storage for your Chromebox but need to have SSD speeds,

This lowest-ever HP Chromebook Prime Day deal is ready for your vacation

While many of us have spent the last year working from home and distance learning, with the world opening back up, it's time to take a trip and explore. Taking your primary laptop with you on vacations and afternoon jaunts to the coffee shop can be risky business — what if it gets stolen? Or breaks? — and let's be real, when you're out in the world, you're usually just using your laptop to check email and kill time. You don't need your clunky old 15 or 17-inch laptop for any of that! Instead, you can save your back, your sanity, and your private data by taking advantage of fantastic Prime Day Chromebook deals to grab a lightweight, quick-to-boot Chromebook that's ready for all-day excursions and whatever vacation you're planning this summer. HP Chromebook 11a | $32 off at Amazon It may lack a touchscreen, but this Chromebook has the essentials you need to browse the web, play some Android games, and get homework done. It features the same MediaTek 8

The best Chromebook deals for Prime Day 2021

As millions of us continue to learn and work from home, Prime Day deals will make a great time to replace your aging desktop or add another Chromebook to your family's collection. Most of the best Chromebooks have been available for over a year now, which means that deals are much more likely this year than they were last year — when we were also in the midst of the 2020 Chromebook shortage. Part of why Chromebooks have (almost) always had great deals on Prime Day is that mid-range Chromebooks come down to budget prices, and budget Chromebooks come down to impulse-buy prices. Considering that Chrome OS is designed to run on more affordable hardware to begin with, and that means that Prime Day is the best time to get a laptop, especially a budget laptop. Premium Chromebooks like the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook are already seeing deep discounts ahead of Prime Day, so you can grab a great Chromebook and have it in time for Prime Day on Monday. No matter your budget this Prime D

5 reasons to buy a discounted Chromebook on Prime Day 2021

Whether you need a new Chromebook for the kiddo or just want to see what the fuss is about, now's the time to buy. While Amazon Prime Day is a great time to buy things like half-off yoga pants and Android phone deals , it's a uniquely opportune time to buy a Chromebook as well. In the last year, Chromebook sales have soared as more and more people realized what I did half a decade ago: Chromebooks are wonderfully streamlined laptops that are perfect for work from home or working on the go. If you've been considering a laptop purchase, here are a few of the reasons that you should buy a Chromebook on Prime Day during the many, many deals to come. You'll be able to buy a better quality Chromebook for less This Chromebook has already been down to $330. Can it go lower? Chromebooks are broken up into essentially three segments: we have more premium Chromebooks over $600, we have mid-range Chromebooks from $400-$600, and we have budget Chromebooks below $400. Each

These are the best USB-C hubs for your Chromebook

Chromebooks are built light, lithe, and long-lasting. Still, as more Chromebooks shed USB-A and card-reading ports for future-proof, multifunctional USB-C ports, users are faced with a choice: You can try to upgrade all your peripherals to USB-C, or you can get a USB-C hub and keep using your USB-A keyboard and ripping photos off your camera's SD cards. Many USB-C hubs also support HDMI monitors, Ethernet, and Power Delivery charging too, so no matter your needs, there's a great USB-C hub out there for you! Here are some of the best Chromebook USB-C hubs you can buy right now. USB-C peripherals Anker USB C Hub, PowerExpand+ 7-in-1 USB C Hub Adapter Anker makes a wide, wide array of USB-C hubs, but this one stands out. In addition to having a PD port for pass-through charging, there's also an extra data port for plugging in a USB-C peripheral like a USB-C flash drive or keyboard. $28 at Amazon Pocket-friendly powerhouse Uni USB-C Hub $34 at Amazon (6-in-1) $40