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How to manage deleted files on a Chromebook

How to manage deleted files on a Chromebook – By David Nield The Verge
Like Windows and macOS computers, Chromebooks handle file deletion in two steps. Initially, the files aren’t actually deleted, even though they disappear from view. They’re kept around in what is called the Trash, just in case you ever need them back, and then are wiped automatically after a certain amount of time. However, if you’re dealing with sensitive information or selling your device, you can also permanently erase them.

How to Take Full Control of Your Notifications on a Chromebook

How to Take Full Control of Your Notifications on a Chromebook – By David Nield Lifehacker
Notifications are an inescapable part of modern life at this point, but they can vary from the important to the irrelevant. Striking the right balance is key, so that you’re not going to miss the alerts you need to see, but aren’t bombarded and distracted by the ones you don’t.

Improve your corporate Chromebook experience

5 ways to improve your corporate Chromebook experience – By John R. Sowash chromeunboxed.com
Chromebooks are great fleet devices thanks to their budget-friendly price, streamlined management, and top-notch security features. With hundreds of customizable policies available in the Google Admin Console, IT administrators have the power to tailor the Chromebook experience to perfectly fit their organization’s needs.

You can try the Chromebook ‘App Mall’ now in ChromeOS 125

You can try the Chromebook ‘App Mall’ now in ChromeOS 125 – By Robby Payne chromeunboxed.com

Back in March, news began to circulate about a new ‘App Mall’ coming for Chromebooks that would help simplify and unify app discovery in ChromeOS. With the ability for Chromebook users to get apps from a few different places in a few different ways, a single source for great Chromebook apps makes a lot of sense.

6 reasons why I’d buy a Chromebook instead of a Windows laptop

6 reasons why I’d buy a Chromebook instead of a Windows laptop – By Adrian Sobolewski-Kiwerski www.pocket-lint.com
The world of computer operating systems used to be quite stale. You had two operating systems for casual and professional use: macOS and Windows, and there was Linux for all the tech-savvy (and a bit nerdy) users. However, with the introduction of ChromeOS in 2011, everything changed, and another contender was introduced with an emphasis on ease-of-use and simplicity.

Chromebooks get new cursor settings and automatic screen magnifier

Chromebooks get new cursor settings and automatic screen magnifier – By Dylan R. Coyle Android Police
May 16, 2024, marks the 13th annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), which is a day that aims to bring awareness to the struggles of digital inclusion and access to the over-one-billion people who live with disabilities. While phones and other smart devices have certainly gotten easier as technology has progressed, there will always be room for accessibility improvements.

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