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How To Setup A New Chromebook

How To Setup A New Chromebook and Adjust Settings! – By Nessie Ruiz youtube.com  VIDEO

This tutorial will walk you through setting up your new Chromebook for the first time. We will go through all of the set up options including picking your wifi network, signing in to your Chromebook with your gmail address, picking your Chrome sync settings, and setting up the other options.

Master Split-Screen Mode on Your Chromebook

How To Master Split-Screen Mode on Your Chromebook – By Chrome Unboxed youtube.com VIDEO

Over the course of the time Chromebooks have been available, they have become very adept at window management. From a useful overview mode to virtual desks to easy window snapping, Chrome OS has quite a few tricks up its sleeve to help you be productive with more than one window at once.

– Best Android apps of 2020 for your new phone, tablet, or Chromebook

The 30 best Android apps of 2020 for your new phone, tablet, or Chromebook – By Matthew Sholtz androidpolice.com

The year is almost over, and it was one for the record books, that’s for sure. While 2020 may have been a challenging year for many of us, we’ve also seen some fantastic apps released this year.


Other Noteworthy Chromebook Apps: – By Kyle Bradshaw 9to5google.com

Did you recently get your first Chromebook, whether for the holidays or as a self-gift to improve your work-from-home setup? Here are some of the best apps to use on your new Chromebook across the web, Android, and Linux.

– How to view apps or browser tabs side-by-side on a Chromebook

How to view apps or browser tabs side-by-side on a Chromebook – By Kevin C. Tofel aboutchromebooks.com
Given how long other operating systems have supported side-by-side app viewing, I’m surprised how many Chromebook users don’t realize that Chrome OS supports the same feature. Not a month goes by where I don’t get an email asking about this.

How to use Chrome Remote Desktop to Access Your Computers

How to use Chrome Remote Desktop to Access Your Computers – By Simpletivity youtube.com  VIDEO

Want to access your work or home desktop computer from anywhere? It’s easier than you think with Chrome Remote Desktop. In this video tutorial, Scott Friesen shows you why remote access is useful and how to set up Chrome Remote Desktop in just minutes.

– Factory reset your device before selling or recycling it

Wipe and reset your iPhone to factory settings before selling or recycling it – By Jason Cipriani cnet.com

There are a lot of reasons to say goodbye to your old phone. Whether you’re upgrading to the latest shiny new iPhone, trading it in to save some cash, selling it to a random stranger, or repurposing it. Part of saying bye, however, has to include clearing it of all your personal information.


How to Factory Reset an Android Phone or Tablet – by Support.com

A factory reset is a process that erases the data on a tablet or smartphone and restores it to mostly the same condition as when it was first purchased.

Enhance your Chromebook’s performance

How to enhance your Chromebook’s performance: 5 tips – By Jack Wallen techrepublic.com

For many, the Chromebook is a simple solution to a complex problem–working with a mobile device that offers ease of use, security, and reliability. For the most part, those devices work like no other platform you’ll ever use, especially given that the majority (if not all) of your work will be found within a browser window.

Google enables Ambient Mode

Google enables Ambient Mode by default in Chrome OS, bringing a Screen Saver to Chromebooks – By Brandon Russell xda-developers.com

For over a year now, Chrome OS has featured an Ambient Mode, which could be enabled via a feature flag. Ambient Mode essentially served as the platform’s version of a screensaver, and in version 88 of Chrome OS Canary, the feature flag has been set to true by default.

 

Enhance your Chromebook’s performance

How to enhance your Chromebook’s performance: 5 tips – By Jack Wallen techrepublic.com

For many, the Chromebook is a simple solution to a complex problem–working with a mobile device that offers ease of use, security, and reliability. For the most part, those devices work like no other platform you’ll ever use, especially given that the majority (if not all) of your work will be found within a browser window.

– Set up Your Chromebooks Printer

Set up Your Chromebooks Printer

You can print from your Chromebook using most printers that connect to Wi-Fi or a wired network. Currently, Chromebooks don’t support Bluetooth printing. Tip: You can also use a USB cable to connect your printer to your Chromebook. When you use a cable, you’ll see a notification. Follow any on-screen instructions. Your printer won’t need to be connected to Wi-Fi if it is directly connected to your Chromebook.

How to Send Text Messages from Your Chromebook

How to Send Text Messages from Your Chromebook– By Shubham Agarwal howtogeek.com

OS offers a handful of ways to keep your Chromebook and Android phone in sync. One of its features allows you to access your SMS inbox and respond to texts from your Chromebook. Here’s how to set it up.


Chrome OS 86 Stable Channel arrives on Chromebooks: What you need to know – By Kevin C. Tofel aboutchromebooks.com

this week, Google announced the Stable Channel release of Chrome OS, although the Acer Chromebook Spin 713 I recently reviewed hasn’t received the update yet. There are a few other Chromebook models that haven’t as of the time of writing; you can look for your Chromebook here to see if the update is available. Instead of waiting for the update and sharing all of the latest features in it like I normally do, here’s a rundown of what you need to know about Chrome OS 86.

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