In order to use cloud services effectively, we need to know the difference between our local folders and our remote folders. I’ve noticed that there is quite a bit of confusion regarding Local (on the hard drive of our computer) folders versus Remote (Cloud – on a hard drive on a remote server) folders when… Continue reading Local vs Remote Folders – How the Cloud works.
Google Cloud Print Print securely anywhere, from any device – using your existing printers. Google Cloud Print is a new technology that connects your printers to the web, to allow printing from devices without installing any software or drivers. If you’re using a Chromebook or your smartphone, There’s Two ways to print from anywhere.Each involves associating your… Continue reading Using Google Cloud Print
Chrome OS argues that much of the computer experience we take for granted today is outdated, clunky, and unnecessary. Antivirus software, locally installed applications with their own separate updaters, system optimization tools, huge control panels full of settings going back to Windows 3.1, drivers for compatibility with 20 year old printers, the twenty system tray… Continue reading Chromebook: The (always) new computer