One small code change could have a large positive effect on how long you can browse on your Chromebook: Initial tests suggest up to a 28 percent battery life boost in Chrome OS. Here’s how it works.
Chrome OS 84 is expected to bring multiple tabs and customization settings to the Linux Terminal on Chromebooks. But you can preview the settings now for an early look. Here’s how.
Using a mouse with your Chromebook or Chrome tablet? You might accidentally graze that trackpad when typing. Here’s how to disable the trackpad so that doesn’t happen.
The beginnings of a new feature to display the battery life of connected Bluetooth devices has arrived in Chrome OS 77. It’s still a work in progress but will be a welcome addition to the Chromebook platform.
The Dev Channel of Chrome OS is now up to version 76, bringing a simple flag to enable GPU hardware acceleration in Linux. Here’s a video of Portal in Steam on the Pixel Slate, with and without GPU acceleration.
The mobile-friendly web page option for Chrome tablets is available in the Chrome OS 72 Dev Channel. Here’s how to enable and use it, although if you have a large-screened slate, you might not ever need it.
Don’t like the new keyboard shortcut viewer on your Chromebook? This tip will bring back the old on-screen shortcut helper in less than a minute.