6 Chromebook Annoyances You Should Fix Right Now

6 Chromebook Annoyances You Should Fix Right Now

Chromebooks are fun, lightweight, and convenient. But in many ways they can also be terribly annoying at times.

Over time, those annoyances crop up to bug you so often that before long, you’ll end up feeling like throwing the thing through the nearest window.

Have no fear. While a Chromebook has a few limitations compared to a regular laptop, there are ways you can either work around these issues, or fix them entirely.

6 Chromebook Annoyances You Should Fix Right Now

Original Article Appeared 3/22/2018

Best Chromebooks 2018 the 8 top Chromebooks ranked

Best Chromebooks 2018: the 8 top Chromebooks ranked

Similar to Windows laptops, Chromebooks are available in a wide assortment of sizes, shapes, price tags, and manufacturers. The market is pretty diverse. What unifies the world of Chromebooks is an attention to details like long battery life, and speedy performance without the price premiums that high end CPUs carry with them. However, that does mean that they don’t have the greatest graphics capability, but they don’t need it – they make the most out of what they have to offer.

Best Chromebooks 2018 the 8 top Chromebooks ranked

Original Article Appeared 3/22/2018

Chromebook Keyboard Shortcuts Getting A New Look

Chromebook Keyboard Shortcuts Getting A New Look

For many users, keyboard shortcuts are the bread and butter of a proficient workflow. If you’re a Chrome OS fan, you’re probably familiar with your Chromebook’s popup keyboard that lists all the available shortcuts at your disposal.

If, by chance, you aren’t privy to this little feature, go ahead and check it out for yourself and see what you’ve been missing.

Chromebook Keyboard Shortcuts Getting A New Look

Original Article Appeared 3/19/2018

Acer Chromebook R11 Not Charging Here’s The Fix

Acer Chromebook R11 Not Charging? Here’s The Fix

If your Chromebook hasn’t been taking a full charge as of late, you’re not alone. It appears that a bug has found its way into the popular C738T model of the Acer Chromebook R11 and users are reporting as little as 40% battery level after a full day on the charger.

Acer Chromebook R11 Not Charging Here’s The Fix

Original Article Appeared 3/16/2018

What to Do if an App is Incompatible with Your Chromebook

What to Do if an App is Incompatible with Your Chromebook

Most Chromebooks have Android app support now, but not all your favorite apps are along for the ride. Here’s what to do if an app you want show up as “not compatible” with your Chromebook.

What to Do if an App is Incompatible with Your Chromebook

Original Article Appeared 3/15/2018

Reset your Chromebook (When and How!)

Reset your Chromebook (When and How!)

Chrome OS resets come in different shapes and colors. Or so it looks. This article will help you understand different types of resets, why and why to do them and of course, how to do them.

Reset your Chromebook (When and How!)

Original Article Appeared 3/13/2018

Acer Chromebook 15 Review Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts

Acer Chromebook 15 Review: Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts

The title up there was written on purpose. The Acer Chromebook 15 is nothing if not underwhelming on the spec sheet. As we go through the specifics of this device, it would be easy to consider writing off this machine based individual stats. Other than one area, this Chromebook isn’t the best at anything.

Acer Chromebook 15 Review Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts

Original Article Appeared 3/12/2018

Use Google Lens On Your Chromebook To Grab Text From Images

Use Google Lens On Your Chromebook To Grab Text From Images

Google has, in various ways through the years, attempted to allow users to pull text from images. Be it Google Drive, Google Docs, Translate or some other service, there have been some pretty solid tries to convert images to text by Google.

To this point, none of them have been viable, useful tools for actually doing this on a regular basis. Why would you want this, anyway?

Use Google Lens On Your Chromebook To Grab Text From Images

Original Article Appeared 3/7/2018

Acer Chromebook 15 (Cb5-571) And Six Other Models Get Official Android App Support

Acer Chromebook 15 (CB5-571) And Six Other Models Get Official Android App Support

Every few weeks, another batch of Chromebooks receive official support for the Play Store. The feature has rolled out to most popular models by now, but there are still a few left without it. Seven more Chromebooks now have Android app support in the Chrome OS stable channel, including the Acer Chromebook 15.

Acer Chromebook 15 (Cb5-571) And Six Other Models Get Official Android App Support

Original Article Appeared 3/5/2018

How To Check For Chrome OS Updates

How To Check For Chrome OS Updates

One of the beautiful features of Chrome OS is that it automatically updates itself every couple of weeks. But if you know an update is available and don’t want to wait for it, there’s a way to manually check for updates. Here’s how…

How To Check For Chrome OS Updates

Original Article Appeared 3/1/2018