Chromebook

HP Chromebook 11 availability returns with Amazon

With the charger issue being taken care of, it seems the HP Chromebook 11 is returning to an available status. Things are not at a point where the Chromebook can be considered widely available, however Amazon does have an active product listing. The retailer has the Chromebook 11 available in white with blue trim and perhaps key here, shown as a Prime eligible item and being in-stock and ready to ship.

HP Chromebook 11 charger recall detailed by Google

Google and HP have recently begun the recall process for the Chromebook 11 charger. The charger was one of the reasons this particular Chromebook attracted some attention at launch, it is microUSB and similar to the one you already have for your smartphone or tablet. But at the same time, that charger was also prone to overheating and after some "guidance and approval" from the CPSC, the recall process is now underway.

HP Chromebook 11 charger test shows high temp of 140° F

HP released the Chromebook 11 back in October, only to have it pulled from the shelves a month later. The Chromebook was pulled due to issues with the charger. At the time HP had said a "small number" of user reports showed the charger being "damaged due to over-heating during use." While HP has yet to say when the Chromebook 11 would return to an available status, there has been some testing done on one of those chargers.
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