Your Chromebook

Chromebook help, advice, and reviews.

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I have been a computer technician off and on since 1992. I had my own computer consulting company for 4 years and I think the Chrome OS is the operating system of the future. I use mine every day and I love it.

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Along with the question of “What can you really do with a Chromebook?” the next most common question I hear is “How much is a Chromebook?”

It’s a logical question. If you’re thinking about buying something, you want to know how much it’s going to cost. And you evaluate whether or not it’s worth the price. Trust me, Chromebooks and Chromeboxes are definitely worth the price.

You can find a Chromebook with an 11 inch screen for as little… Continue reading

I love my Chromebook. When I tell people about it, they look at me like I have 3 heads or I'm trying to sell them ocean-front property in Arizona. It's true, I really love my Chromebook. During the conversation, people often ask "Yeah, but what can a Chromebook do?" My response is generally, "Anything you want it to." And that's true for 90% of the people I talk to. Continue reading
There is no way to install a virus on a Chromebook because it doesn't install software in the normal sense. All software runs through the Google Chrome web browser and their cloud platform, Google Drive. What is possible, is getting a malicious browser add on. Chrome OS is a Browser based operating system after all. If something does hijack your browser, here are two different ways that you can remove the issues: Continue reading
So what can you expect after you upgrade to Beta? In the latest version, you get a new app launcher with Google Now. You’ll also get your 4 most recent apps just below your search bar. You'll also notice a button that will show you “all apps.” The beta version also has new, and I would say more important, features. You will now be able to open password-protected .ZIP files. Yes, that does matter. And if you're one that travels often, there's a new option in Settings the settings menu that will automatically update the time zone based on your location. Continue reading
Powerwashing your Chromebook will wipe out all of your settings, data, and programs. When you’re finished and you log in with your Google account, some of your personal settings will be replaced as they were before. You’ll also have access to your Google Account as well as your Chrome browser settings. You’ll also be able to access the files you saved in your Google Drive. Continue reading
If you've had your Chromebook for more than 15 minutes, you've probably downloaded and installed an app that wasn't what you wanted or expected. And if you're not going to use it, there's no sense is letting it take up space in your app list. Continue reading
Ok, you already know the Chromebook Pixel is the baddest machine on the Chrome OS block. But you need to know if the artillery is worth the hype and price. Here you go. Feast your eyes on this bad-ass laptop. Continue reading
If you’re thinking about buying a new laptop, here's a bit of info to help you make up your mind. When you buy a computer featuring Chrome OS, there's no software to install. All your data and settings are saved in Google Drive. Surf the web anytime and almost anywhere. And Chromebooks boot up ultra fast. Continue reading
It's a new and innovative type of laptop that's really inexpensive. In fact, you can often pick up a brand new one for under $200. They use Google’s Chrome OS instead of Windows, Mac-OS, or any other operating system that you’re familiar with. They're web-based, which means they're a lot like a tablet. Continue reading