Chromebooks Stories May 1

Here are 10 Chromebook keyboard shortcuts you need to know

Most people have grown up using and learning keyboard shortcuts for Windows or MacOS. But with Chromebooks becoming evermore popular, it’s time to learn some handy keyboard shortcuts for Chrome OS. Here are 10 to get you started…

Chromebooks Stories April 18

Earlier this year, Google killed off the Supervised User platform for Chrome and Chrome OS which allowed parents to monitor their kids’ computer usage. At the time, Google said it had a replacement in the pipeline but never expanded on what that was or when it would roll out. Now, without any formal announcement, it appears that Family Link accounts now work on Chromebooks.

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Chromebooks Stories March 26

This morning, Google officially took the wraps off of Chromebook tablets with the unveiling of the Acer Chromebook Tab 10. Now customers can enjoy the ease-of-use found in Chrome OS while also using Android apps in a tablet form factor.

Do you see a benefit of buying a tablet running Chrome OS over something running software from Apple or Microsoft?

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Ready to try the Pixelbook?

Chromebooks Stories February 12

How to use emoji on Chrome OS

If you’re like me, you’ve gone to tweet something or send someone a message but can’t easily include an emoji from your Chromebook. Thankfully, there’s an easy way to find and us Emoji using an on-screen virtual keyboard. Here’s how to use emoji on Chrome OS

Chromebooks Stories December 18, 2017

If you’ve ever battled with your kids to limit their screen time to the recommended 1-2 hours per day, there’s good news: it doesn’t appear to be necessary.

A joint study between the Oxford Internet Institute and Cardiff University published in the journal Child Development found that there was ‘no consistent correlation’ between limiting screen time and a range of child well-being measures …

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Chromebooks Stories November 26, 2017

Most companies, especially those the size of Google, are always coming up with new ideas and filing patents to maintain ownership of the design or product. Because of this, Google owns the patents on some interesting designs, but that doesn’t mean they’ll ever actually get incorporated into a real product.

A new patent just granted to Google, though, is something we could actually envision coming to a Chromebook or Pixelbook in the future…

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