As I told you yesterday, my Chromebook is in for repair at the moment. That leaves me without a laptop for school. Fortunately I just found out about a new Chrome OS alternative called CloudReady from Neverware. It allows you to take almost any standard PC were a laptop and turn it into a Chrome OS computer.
Having been a computer tech in a former life, I’ve got a small amount of hardware still sitting around that I thought… Continue reading
As computer user you know this day is going to come sooner or later. My beloved Chromebook decided it needed to go back and visit its parents at the Asus tech support facility. Here’s the story:
I was at school working on my computer science work when it came time to go to my next class. No big deal. I just shut the computer down, put in my backpack, and headed off to class. After that class I went and… Continue reading
Is the Samsung Chromebook 2 XE500C12 all it’s cracked up to be? Well, it’s not quite as powerful as some of Samsung’s other Chromebooks but it’s worth taking a look at.
To start with, the XE500C12 has a 11.6 inch screen, measured diagonally, which seems a bit small to me. It also has 2 GB of RAM, a 1366 x 768 display, and an Intel Celeron N2840 Processor. It’s also built well. This
Comparing this Samsung Chromebook to the powerful Chromebook… Continue reading
First, we should talk about what a Chromebook is.
Briefly, a Chromebook is a type of laptop that runs on Google’s Chrome OS, which is essentially a browser. Chromebooks, as well as their cousins, Chromeboxes and Chromebases, are designed to be used while you are connected to the Internet.
They typically have extremely low price tags and are able to do far more than most people think. ABI Research says that Google Chromebook shipments doubled in 2014, proving that they’re… Continue reading