Chromebooks

Wired Magazine with a Christmas Tip:

How to Set Up Your New Chromebook: A Chromebook! A delightful little Internet machine, indeed. And delightfully simple to get started on. Setting up your Chromebook is literally a three step process, and that’s only if you include “turn it on” as one of the steps. Ready? Here you go: 1. Turn it on. 2.… Continue reading Wired Magazine with a Christmas Tip:

Chromebooks

Chromebook book for everyone!

Although I usually  cringe at the ‘dummies’ books, I’ve been asked many times about a paper reference manual for the popular Chromebooks. I’ve reviewed the Kindle version and like it! I will be stocking these. It contains all of the basics to use and maintain your Chromebook, along with some advanced uses. If you want… Continue reading Chromebook book for everyone!

Cloud Computing Concepts · Cloud Hardware · Google Application Training · Productivity

Using Google Cloud Print

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

Cloud Computing Concepts · Cloud Hardware

Chromebook: The (always) new computer

Chrome OS argues that much of the computer experience we take for granted today is outdated, clunky, and unnecessary.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

Productivity

5 ways to get more out of Google Drive storage

Some excellent Google Drive Tips. Normally if you send a collaborative document to multiple people, you’ll be returned a separate version of that document from each recipient, from which you’ll have to compile feedback into a master doc. But because Google Drive’s productivity apps—Docs, Sheets, and Slides—make each collaborator’s comments and changes visible in real… Continue reading 5 ways to get more out of Google Drive storage