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Bought a Chromebook after July 2017?

Bought a Chromebook released after July 2017? You’ve got Stadia Pro free for three months by Kevin C. About Chromebooks
Another week brings another perk to Chromebooks, following on last week’s deal for 100 GB of Dropbox storage. This week you can snag three free months of Stadia Pro, which is a value of $29.97 at the Chromebooks Perks site. And even if you bought a super inexpensive, low-end Chromebook that was released on or after July 2017, you can get this deal and stream playable video games from Stadia.

– > Get the Best Photo Prints from Drug Store Printers

How to Get the Best Photo Prints from Drug Store Printers – By Harry Guinness howtogeek.com

There’s nothing quite like a printed photo. No electronic screensaver or digital photo frame can ever truly replace a cherished photo stuck to the door of the refrigerator or framed on the mantlepiece. And even if you don’t particularly like building a collage above your bed, a few well-chosen printed photos make a great gift.

What Is My IP Address?

What Is My IP Address? – By Courtney Linder popularmechanics.com

You've heard about one of those cases before: a high school student, or your neighbor down the street, has been receiving harassing messages from an unknown online assailant. That person's profile was devoid of identifying information, yet authorities tracked them down with something called an IP address.

– The best Chromebooks of 2020 so far

The best Chromebooks of 2020 so far [VIDEO] By Robby Payne chromeunboxed.com

In what is now becoming a semi-annual event around here, the time has come once again to name our favorite Chromebooks of 2020 so far. We like doing this twice a year for some pretty obvious reasons and dead-center in the calendar usually lands us in a place where the first wave of Chrome OS devices has landed and we’re in a holding pattern for new devices until the fall. That’s not been exactly the case here in 2020 due to the pandemic, but we’re still at a great point in the year to talk about the best Chromebooks on offer right now before any notable releases happen.

A quick note on how we break things down before we jump in. There are 3 categories that break t

Why People Look Different in Photos Taken with Different Lenses

Why People Look Different in Photos Taken with Different Lenses – By Harry Guinness howtogeek.com

If you’ve ever taken a close-up portrait of someone with your smartphone’s wide-angle lens, you might have noticed they look a little . . . off. Maybe their nose seemed a bit big, or their face was just a tad too wide. You weren’t imagining it.

5 reasons to make a Chromebook your next laptop 

5 reasons to make a Chromebook your next laptop – By Damien Wilde 9to5google.com

Are you in the market for a new laptop? If so, have you considered a Chromebook?

Gone are the days when you need to have a device running Windows or macOS to actually get things done. You can do so much within your browser without needing to install any software or applications, the browser is the place where almost all of the action occurs.

Open and edit photos on a Chromebook

How to open and edit photos on a Chromebook – By Ara Wagoner androidcentral.com

One of the many, many myths around Chromebooks is that you can't edit photos on them, which is just patently untrue because I edit 95% of the photos I use for my articles on Chrome OS. Just because the full-featured and full-priced Adobe Photoshop doesn't live on Chromebooks yet doesn't mean that you can't do simple tweaks or advance photo editing here. There's a basic photo editor built right into the Gallery app on every Chromebook, and among the myriad of photo editors out there, Google Photos' web editor can do a lot more than you'd think.

Lenovo Flex 5 Chromebook Review

Lenovo Flex 5 Chromebook Review: The New Measuring Stick – By Chrome Unboxed youtube.com  Video

The Lenovo Flex 5 Chromebook brings so much to the table at such a dramatically low price, it is difficult at this point to recommend any other Chromebook.  With it's ability to deliver a high-end experience on a low-end budget, this Chromebook is easily the new Chromebook to beat and will force other manufacturers to bring down prices on their new devices.


Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 – By Robby Payne chrmshop.com

While the Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 doesn’t quite stand up to the ultra-premium Galaxy Chromebook or ASUS’ Flip C436, that’s okay: it doesn’t have to and that’s the beauty of this device. On the inside, you’ll get the same, powerful internals with up-to a Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and a very respectable 128GB of PCIe SSD storage. Here’s a closer look at what the Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 has to offer.

Stop shouting at Google Home

Stop shouting at Google Home. Adjust this setting instead – By Dale Smith cnet.com

Has Google Home ever left you hanging? Like, you summon Google Assistant ("Hey," or "OK, Google") then wait. And wait. But all you get is a big fat nothing out of your Google Home? If it has, you can quit shouting about it now, because Google released a fix that also solves the opposite problem — when your Google Home in the other room perks up every time you say something that sounds even remotely like its wake words, aka "toaster strudel." 

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