Some Chromebooks can run Linux apps. Continually updated, always new, the Acer C7 Chromebook keeps getting better and better. I remember when the Intel Haswell based ChromeOS devices can out how impressed I was with the performance. All Chromebooks released since late 2017 can also run Android apps. Putting CR on Chromebooks with a proper method that is reliable is also fairly new so it's not something that has been a major issue until now, especially with the first major generation of Chromebooks only just reaching End of Life. Discussion One of the greatest Chromebooks of all time, the Acer C720, has now offically reached Auto Update End of Life (self.chromeos) submitted 7 days ago by studavis C720 | Beta This is the Chromebook that almost everyone who got into Chromebook's early will … A Chromebook is a laptop or tablet running the Linux-based Chrome OS as its operating system.The devices are primarily used to perform a variety of tasks using the Google Chrome browser, with most applications and data residing in the cloud rather than on the machine itself. I had an Acer C720 but not seen since my brother borrowed :-) They still hold up very well today and we have many of these devices still inactive service - Acer C720's, Asus CN60 Chromeboxes, Acer Chromeboxes and LG Chromebases to name a few. Acer Chromebook C720-2800 (11.6-inch HD, Intel Celeron, 4GB, 16GB) The New Acer Chomebook Acer introduces its new Chromebook, the C720 - the best performance 11.6-inch Chromebook with speed, simplicity and security all built in.