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> Should I Buy a Chromebook?

Chromebook Review (2019) – Should I Buy a Chromebook?  by Style Factory
"Should I buy a Chromebook?" is a question that is asked with increasing frequency by both individuals and businesses looking to reduce their computing costs and/or work exclusively in the cloud. This Chromebook review explores the pros and cons of using Chromebooks and other Chrome OS-based computers and helps you answer that question.

How to change your Gmail signature

How to change your Gmail signature – By Aliya Chaudhry theverge.com

Adding an email signature is a considerate thing to do when you’re communicating professionally. You can have all of the necessary information — such as your full name, position, and contact information — right there, and you don’t have to worry if you accidentally forget to sign off your emails. It’s also useful if you’re in a hurry or sending an email from your phone. (You can also set it up on your mobile app.) It’s easy to set one up in Gmail. Here’s how:

> How to use copy and paste on a Chromebook

How to use copy and paste on a Chromebook – By Andrew Myrick androidcentral.com

It should come as no surprise that as time has passed everyone by, Chromebooks have progressed and become true productivity machines. And while these devices give us a lot of functionality that you won't find elsewhere, you'll likely want to know how to do some of the more basic tasks. One such task that is performed a plethora of times per day is to simply copy and paste text or other items from one place to another. Here's how you can do so right from your Chromebook.

> How to clean up Google Chrome when it’s slow or acting up

How to clean up Google Chrome when it's slow or acting up – By Kyle Bradshaw 9to5google.com

These days, you can’t get hardly anything done without a good, working web browser, but what do you do when Google Chrome starts acting up? Here’s a guide for how to clean up some of Google Chrome’s most common issues including slow loading, excess notifications, using the wrong search engine, and more.

How to change your inbox layout in Gmail

How to change your inbox layout in Gmail – By Aliya Chaudhry theverge.com

Gmail offers you several customizable formats — so many that you can have multiple Gmail accounts and they can all look completely different. For example, you can have all of your emails in one long list, you can separate your messages into multiple tabs, or you can have your inbox split into unread and read messages.

Gmail’s Smart Reply & Smart Compose

How to enable and use Gmail’s AI-powered Smart Reply and Smart Compose tools – By Natt Garun theverge.com

Leading up to Gmail’s 15th birthday last year, Google added a lot of productivity and machine learning tools to its email service. (It may also have been trying to make up for the disappearance of its Inbox email app, but that’s an argument for another day.) Additions included a way for Gmail to write email subject lines for you and schedule an email to send at a later time.

– > 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.

How to force quit a task on a Chromebook

How to force quit a task on a Chromebook – By Chris Wedel androidcentral.com

For everything that Chromebooks have going for them, every now and then an app can hang up and cause some frustration. Thankfully, there's a relatively simple way to find out which app or task is the culprit behind the slowdown. Let's get into the steps you can take to get your Chromebook back smoothly humming along.

How to use Google Docs: Basic tutorial

How to use Google Docs: Basic tutorial, plus tips and tricks – By Nick Fernandez androidauthority.com

Google Docs has really solidified its position as the premier cloud-based alternative to Microsoft Word, but there are still many people who haven’t made the switch. If you’re one of those completely new to the service, don’t worry! We’re here to help with a beginner’s guide to how to use Google Docs.

– 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.

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