Imagine you are editing a PDF file using Chrome. You make some changes and then download the file. You would expect Chrome to give you an updated file. However, it downloads the original file, without your edits. A workaround is to use the Print option and then print the file as PDF. This is not […]
Chromebook News and Chromebook Tips
Chromebooks are computers that run Google's Chrome OS operating system. They are easy to set up and maintain. Modern Chromebook can support a wide range of apps.
With a Chromebook, you can browse the web using the Chrome browser, install web apps, PWAs, Android apps, and even Linux apps.
Chrome Story is a website for Chrome and Chromebook users. We help you stay up to date on all the latest Chrome and Chromebook news.
We also regularly publish how-to guides that help you make the best out of your Chrome OS device.
Chrome Story also takes pride in bringing you all the breaking news from the Chrome OS world. We use the bleeding edge version of Chrome and Chrome OS, called Canary. We also go through all the code changes that the team makes to bring you news about upcoming features of the browser and the operating system.
Chrome OS will soon get an option to change cursor color. This feature will be introduced as an accessibility feature for Chromebooks. Change Cursor Color Flag The black and white cursor color may not be the best option for all users. As the bug created for this feature says, some users may find the standard […]
Google Chrome is experimenting a new Profile Picker that will work almost like a login screen for Chrome. If you have multiple profile on your Chrome browser, you will be asked to choose one when you launch Chrome. Most of us have work and personal Chrome profiles on the same Chrome browser. We switch between […]
Remember the new “Explore” app that we featured a few months ago? This app is now the default “Get Help” app on Chromebook. If you click the “Get Help with Chrome OS” link in the Settings app, the new Explore app will be launched. Note: I am writing this from the Canary version of Chrome […]
Google has dropped plans to develop “Corner Shortcuts” a feature similar to Hot Corners on macOS. The feature was under development for a brief period. However, a latest code change spotted by 9to5Google shows that the team has cancelled the project. Hot Corners Hot Corners is a macOS feature that allows you to trigger actions […]
Guest Mode allows you to easily share your Chromebook. Your friends can use your Chromebook without logging in. Browsing history is not saved and your data also stays secured. However, what if you want to disable Guest Mode? Disabling Guest Mode When Guest Mode is enabled, you will see a “Browse as Guest” option on […]
MAC address is a unique ID assigned to each device on a network. Occasionally, you need this ID for troubleshooting purposes. In this article, I will show you how to find the MAC address of your Chromebook. Find MAC Address of your Chromebook Hope you found this guide useful. Post your questions in the comments […]
Does the Chromebook have a Task Manager? If there is one, how do you access it? Well, you don’t have CTRL + ALT + DELETE on the Chromebook. However, you still get a Task Manager that lets you force-close apps and processes. Open Task Manager The Chromebook has a Task Manager. You can open it […]
First-generation Chromebooks came with a 16 GB SSD storage. Chromebooks these days have plenty more storage. However, when you use them with Android apps and Linux apps, you might still run into storage issues. This article explains how to find remaining storage on your Chromebook. View Free Space on a Chromebook The quickest way to […]
Google is testing an improved version of the search (which looks similar to Android’s) within the Settings app of Chrome OS. A new flag named “New OS Settings Search” is available in the Canary channel of Chrome OS. New OS Settings Search The description of the flag states: “Enables New OS Settings search with fuzzy […]