It’s always great to read a “What exactly can you do on a Chromebook?” article. So I did. Unfortunately, it illustrates the widespread misperceptions about what a Chromebook can do in 2021.Read more
Looks like we only have a few weeks left before Google’s Phone Hub appears on Chromebooks. The feature integrates some notifications and browser tabs between Android and a Chromebook. It’s automatically enabled in Chrome OS 89.Read more
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.
Got a Google Workspace or G Suite account? Lucky you! You gain entry into the “green room” when using Google Meet on your Chromebook! It’s a new feature to help test and troubleshoot your mic, camera and speakers before a video call.Read more
I took Windows 10 for a spin on my Chromebook using Parallels Desktop for Chromebook Enterprise. I think this collaboration between Google and Parallels is a home run for companies that can use the security, speed, and simplicity of Chrome OS while hopping over to Windows for any required desktop apps.Read more
The experimental Read Later feature to save web page links for future reading on a Chromebook gets a little code love in Chrome OS 89. It’s much more refined although there’s still no offline reading mode.Read more
The native Media app in Chrome OS 89 is getting a few new features for Chromebooks. Ink annotations and photo filters are available. So to is the Trash can in the Files app, which restores deleted files on command.Read more
Is it a challenge to move photos from your iPhone to your Chromebook? Not at all: There are two easy ways to make it happen and one of them can even free up storage space your iPhone.Read more
Virtual Desks on Chromebooks are about to get a big improvement. With Chrome OS 89, you’ll have the option of restoring your previously open windows in the workspaces they were in. Here’s how it works and what it looks like.Read more
New to Chrome OS? You may not realize that you can view two windows, tabs or apps side by side, just like you can with other operating systems. Here’s how to do it on your Chromebook.Read more