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.
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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Chromebooks Stories February 12
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 …
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…
Chromebooks Stories November 2, 2017
How to take screenshots on a Chromebook
While it can be incredibly easy to take screenshots on smartphones, a little more work has to go into capturing portions of your Chromebook’s display. The good news, though, is that once you learn how to take screenshots, the process is pretty hard to forget and takes just seconds to do…