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How to take screenshots on your Chromebook

Chromebooks 101: How to take screenshots on your Chromebook – By Barbara Krasnoff theverge.com

Screenshots can be useful for a variety of reasons. For example, you can send copies of error messages to support services, show a friend what your game screen looks like, or save a tweet that you suspect is going to be deleted in a few minutes. Today’s laptops all include ways to take screenshots, and that includes Chromebooks.


RIP Windows 7: Could a Chromebook replace your now-outdated laptop? – By Ben Schoon 9to5google.com

It’s official. This week, support ends for Windows 7 as Microsoft pushes users to upgrade to Windows 10. While a Windows 7 laptop isn’t just going to die, a lack of future updates leaves it open to attacks. So, is a Chromebook a viable replacement for your Windows 7 machine? Let’s discuss.

Why you should consider a Chromebook

Why you should consider a Chromebook – By Osmond Chia slashgear.com

2019 has been an exciting year for Chromebooks. Google’s line of Chrome OS laptops has seen plenty of releases this year, adding to the range of budget-friendly models and even introducing a new flagship, spec-ed out Chromebook in the Pixelbook Go. It may be enough to get Apple and Windows users on the other side interested, but will it work for you?

HP Chromebook 15 review

HP Chromebook 15 review: A great way to do more with Chrome at home – By Joshua Goldman cnet.com

You may be used to Chromebooks that are small, plasticky and underpowered, but the HP Chromebook 15 is none of those things. In fact, it's more like a higher-end mainstream Windows 10 laptop, but with the simplicity and security of Chrome OS and a price under $470. If mobility isn't a concern and you're ready to make a Chromebook your primary computer at home, this 15.6-inch HP is an easy recommendation. 

Chromebooks vs Laptops: Which is best for you?

Chromebooks vs Laptops: Which is best for you? – By Sydney Butler 9to5google.com

Google Chromebooks sure look a lot like any other normal laptop. However, when it comes to Chromebooks vs laptops, that resemblance is only skin deep. So which type of clam-shell computer is right for you? It turns out there’s a surprisingly long list of things to consider before making your purchase!

How to access the Task Manager in Google Chrome

How to access the Task Manager in Google Chrome – By Sydney Butler9to5google.com

Most people think of Google Chrome as a simple web browser, but the truth is that it has to do many tasks that aren’t altogether different from what the proper operating system does.  So it’s no surprise that Chrome is equipped with its own task manager. It also happens to be a powerful tool to diagnose and fix many desktop Chrome issues that crop up!

Chromebook Keyboard Shortcut Cheat Sheet

Chromebook Keyboard Shortcut Cheat Sheet – By Joey-Elijah Sneddon omgchrome.com

See, we’ve shared a list of the best Chromebook keyboard shortcuts before, but realised that infographics often make it easier to remember things, especially keyboard shortcuts!


The Best Chrome Flags to Enable for Better Browsing – By Chris HoffmanBrady Gavin howtogeek.com

Before some features release in Google Chrome, they’re often added in as optional tweaks that are hidden behind “flags” you can enable to get a sneak peek. Here are some of the best flags for better browsing.

Best Chromebooks for 2019

Best Chromebooks for 2019 – By Justin Jaffecnet.com

Google's Chrome operating system excels at the basics. As a browser-based OS, it's naturally suited for the cloud-based services prevalent in modern work life. But it's also great for watching movies, listening to music and, of course, browsing the internet. All of this is doubly true if you're already immersed in Google's ecosystem, which extends from apps such as Gmail and Google Docs to the Pixel phone or one of the company's smart home devices.

 

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