What’s the difference between Developer Mode and the Dev Channel on a Chromebook?

New Chromebook owners eventually hear about both Developer Mode and the Dev Channel of Chrome OS, wondering if they’re the same thing. They’re not. Here’s an explanation and how to change Chrome OS channels on your Chromebook.

How to enable the experimental Screen Recording function on your Chromebook with Chrome OS 88

Ready to try the native screen video recording feature on your Chromebook? You’ll need Chrome OS 88 and one experimental flag enabled.
After that, you can capture full screen, partial screen or a window on video from your Chromebook.

How to turn your Chromebook screen saver into a Google Nest display of sorts with Chrome OS 88

It’s easy to customize your Chromebook screen saver to look more like a Google Nest smart display. With Chrome OS 88 you only get your choice of images or albums from Google Photos, the time and local weather. Perhaps this functionality is expanded in the future?

How I turned an old Chromebook Pixel into a native Linux laptop running Ubuntu

Got an old Chromebook lying around that’s not getting software updates anymore? One option is to flash the firmware so you can install whatever OS you want. I did just that by installing Linux on a 2013 Chromebook Pixel. Here’s how.

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