Acer Chromebook Spin 13 review: The most powerful Chromebook you can buy, but maybe shouldn't

Acer’s Chromebook Spin 13 is arriving a bit later than it was initially expected, but based on what we’ve seen, it will be worth the wait. The 2-in-1, Wacom stylus-equipped Chromebook delivers category-topping performance, but tempers that speed with some unfortunate design shortcomings. Altogether, it’s one of the best Chromebooks you can’t buy right now.

Turns out, the Chromebook Spin 13 was originally targeted to business/corporate customers, and while I’m sure Acer is pleased with all the positive consumer-level reviews coming in, it isn’t actually available through traditional retail channels just yet (though B&H Photo has a pre-order up). Read MoreAcer Chromebook Spin 13 review: The most powerful Chromebook you can buy, but maybe shouldn’t was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

ASUS Chromebook 12 C223NA review: A step backwards

In my opinion, Asus makes the best Chromebooks on the market, second only to Google. Last year’s Chromebook Flip C302 is still one of the best Chrome OS laptops you can buy, especially considering its competitive price point. The company’s lower-end C101PA is also a fantastic 10-inch convertible. I think you can easily make the argument that without Asus, Chromebooks wouldn’t have the mainstream appeal they enjoy today.
That being said, both the C101PA and C302 are nearly two years old and long-overdue for a replacement. Read MoreASUS Chromebook 12 C223NA review: A step backwards was written by the awesome team at Android Police.