Entries by Hewie Poplock

How to get Photoshop on Chromebooks

A Chromebook is an excellent and often cheap alternative to most laptops running Windows or MacOS. However, given the limited storage and use of the cloud with ChromeOS, major software that lots of people use on Windows and MacOS are unavailable. The good news is that things are slowly changing, especially with the option to now access Android apps on ChromeOS.

After using Chrome OS for four months, I never want to go back

Even though I’ve been enthralled by Android since the original Galaxy S Fascinate on Verizon Wireless, it took me until this year to finally give Google’s desktop operating system — Chrome OS — a proper try.

I dabbled with Chrome OS a bit back at my high school on education-focused machines, but I’ve never actually owned a proper “adult” Chromebook to get an idea for how the platform works and feels on a day-to-day basis.

Is A Chromebook Right For You? Comparing Word for Windows And Word For Android

If you’re thinking about buying a Chromebook, you’re probably wondering whether it will run a word processor that suits your needs. If you use Google Docs, there’s no problem. Google Docs is identical on Chromebooks and Windows platforms. Microsoft’s Word is another matter. There’s a Word for Android app that works beautifully on a Chromebook, but it’s not as full-featured as Word for Windows. Here’s how the two versions of Word differ so you can decide if Word for Android will work for you.

How to move from a Windows laptop to a Chromebook

Chromebooks are the perfect computer for most people: they’re easy to operate, all your data is backed up automatically, and set up is a breeze. But, if you’re already in another ecosystem, it can be a little daunting when you think about moving.

Here’s how to move from a Windows laptop to a Chromebook!

7 Chromebook Facts You May Have Not Known About!

If we specifically talk about specifications, Chromebook is surely a powerful machine. Initially launched in 2010 along with CR-48 model, they have surely come a long way since then. Chromebooks exclusively run on Google’s web centric Operating system aka Chrome OS. Chrome OS is a bit different than Windows environment of course and has a more Chrome browser like appearance. As per the software and OS, Chromebooks are incredibly lightweight than Windows and Mac.

If you’re a bit more curious about Chromebook environment here are few more things about Chrome OS you may have not known about.