Using a mouse? Here’s how to disable the trackpad on your Chromebook

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.

Chrome OS 77 to add Bluetooth device battery level indicator to Chromebooks

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.

Video: Pixel Slate gaming demo in Steam, with GPU and without on Chrome OS 76

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.

Chrome OS 72 Dev Channel adds tablet site option to view mobile versions of web pages

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.

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