Acer’s 13″ Convertible R13 Chromebook Announced: Available In October


So far we've had a 10" convertible from Asus, and an 11" convertible from Acer. They've received mixed reviews, however I believe the reviews slant towards positive. People like the size and portability of the 10" Asus, but people prefer the noticeably better performance of the larger 11" from Acer. So where does a 13" […] Read More

Google Cast is now built-in to Chrome


Two years after launching Google Cast, Google has now made Cast built fully into Chrome. This means that any Google Cast user can now Cast without having to install or configure anything. Whenever you are on a website that is integrated with Cast, you will be able to see the Cast icon appear where your extension shortcuts are, […] Read More

Chromebook Pixel (2015) Out Of Stock…For Good?

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Some time ago, the i5 version ($999) of the 2015 model Chromebook Pixel went out of stock, and hasn't come back in stock since. Now, we've noticed that the i7 version ($1299) is also out of stock, and according to VentureBeat, it's not coming back. I wasn't able to gain any information from the support […] Read More

10 Chromebook Management Features

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Chromebooks are not only easy for end-users to operate, they also offer IT administrators best-in-class cloud management controls. It all begins with the $30 Chromebook management license that is necessary to register a Chromebook (any of them) to your Google Apps domain. Once this relationship is established, a multitude of user and device settings are […] Read More

Microsoft Update Catalog to Work in Chrome and Firefox also

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If you are a Microsoft Windows user, all the updates will  be automatically downloaded and installed on to your computer. To manually update changes, you will have to go to Internet Explorer and require Active X. You would very often see a message like the one below whenever you try to open it in any […] Read More

Chirp for Chrome-The Best Tool for Tweeting Quotes from Articles


Highlight, screenshot and post to twitter in one click. That's what Chirp does to you. Use Chirp for Twitter and the character limit in Twitter doesn't limit you from tweeting what you want. So, what does it do? Highlight any text from any article and post it to Twitter in one click.  Chirp lets you snap […] Read More

Hangouts Chrome Extension Updated with New UI


A new version of the Google Hangouts Chrome extension will be made available as the default for new users, and opt-in for existing users on August 31, 2016, according to a new update on the official Google Apps blog post.  As an intelligent way to maintain the Chrome app interface, this move comes right after the recent […] Read More

What’s Eating Battery on Your Chromebook?

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Do you find your Chromebook consuming more battery than you expected it to? Chrome does show you reports on the remaining battery available and an estimate of battery life, but does not contain detailed information on battery usage as you find in Android. If your Chromebook is not giving the expected 9 to 11 hours of battery check […] Read More

How To Change Password On A Chromebook


How do you change the password on a Chromebook? Here is a quick guide to help you with password management on a Chromebook. Your Chromebook account uses the same password as your Google account. So, to change your Chromebook's password, you need to change your Google account password. If you need help resetting your Google […] Read More

How To Change Default Apps On Chromebook


How do you open a file using a different app instead of the default app on a Chromebook? Here is a quick guide to help you with just that! Just like any other operating system, Chrome OS also has the option to change the default app that you use for different file types. This feature […] Read More

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