It is no secret that I love web-based tools. Being a Chromebook user for years has the tendency to do that to people. Honestly, getting to do cool, intensive tasks right in the browser is what drew me to Chrome OS in the first place. Back in the early days, there wasn’t a ton of […]
Tips & Tricks
Of all the things we share with our readers, we get some of the most positive feedback concerning our tips & tricks articles. As many aren't fully familiar with the ins and outs of Chrome OS, these articles provide interesting and useful info for new and experienced users alike.
Update: The Chrome OS team just pushed out an update to the Stable Channel. There has been no official statement as to whether this contains a fix for the Lenovo or not but I highly recommend attempting to update before proceeding with the steps below. Update 2: According to the corresponding bug report, the update […]
As we all learn to adjust in a world where working from home is the new normal, we thought it a good time to revisit how you can get a reliable, simple remote desktop setup up and running. This will work on any device you have across the board, so you don’t really have to […]
During this time of social distancing, remote working and homeschooling, Zoom has quickly become one of the most popular teleconferencing platforms in the world. Thanks to its low barrier of entry and cross-platform capabilities, the video meeting software has come to the aid of millions in a time where staying digitally connected has become paramount. […]
The bookmark bar for Chrome is prime real estate.
Once it’s full, your bookmarks fall off the edge and disappear!
There is a simple bookmark trick that will double the number of bookmarks you can save to your bookmarks bar!
Google’s line of smart speakers – now branded Google Nest – are great devices for helping you around the house, able to perform tasks from controlling your smart home devices to listening to your favorite podcast. But there are some fun features many users are likely not aware of that are built right into Google […]
Right in the middle of the current crisis our world is currently facing right now, new modes of doing standard things are needed. Maybe one of the most pressing needs most people have is figuring out how to transition their work practices from office spaces to areas in the home. Doing this drastically decreases the […]
Chrome extensions are like prescription drugs: you don’t want to use too many at one time! Here’s the secret that Chrome pros use to make managing extensions a little bit easier.
Desktop notifications can be a great addition to your workflow when managed properly. On the flip side, they can be an absolutely frustrating annoyance when they get out of hand and become a distraction. Once upon a time, notifications on Chrome OS were little more than what you’d expect when using a browser on any […]
As a former high school science teacher, I understand the power of showing something rather than trying to explain it. That’s why screenshots are so useful. If a picture is worth a 1,000 words, a screenshot is worth 10,000!
As the world continues to deal with the threat of the novel coronavirus, people are looking for ways to clean and disinfect their living spaces and belongings. In our latest episode of The Chrome Cast, we talked about the many tech events that have been canceled and how businesses and schools are closing for deep […]
Earlier this week, Robby wrote an article about the delayed rollout of Chrome OS 80 and the new features that are coming to Chromebooks. One of those new features is Netflix picture-in-picture (PiP), but we weren’t able to test it due to Netflix disappearing from the Play Store. I was hopeful the app would show […]