Author Archives: Joey-Elijah Sneddon

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Bill Nye Pimps Chromebooks in Brand New Video Ad

Bill Nye, aka 'The Science Guy', stars in a new Chromebook ad aimed at persuading people to 'switch to Chromebook' from Windows and macOS devices.

13 August 2019
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Must Read: Here’s Your First Look at Lenovo’s New Chromebooks

The Lenovo Chromebook C340 and S340 are showcased in a slick new promotional video from Lenovo. The new notebooks go on in the summer.

31 July 2019

Google Chrome 76 is Rolling Out, This is What’s New

As Google Chrome 76 rolls out to users we take a look at the new features and key changes the browser update brings.

31 July 2019
Chromebook App Shelf

How Many Apps Do You Pin to Your Chromebook’s Taskbar?

Chrome OS allows you to pin apps to the task bar (also known as the 'app shelf') at the bottom of the screen — but how many do you keep pinned?

30 July 2019
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How to Change Wallpaper on a Chromebook

Learn how to change the wallpaper on a Chromebook using any image in this Chrome OS basics guide, complete with screenshots.

29 July 2019
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Google Chrome to use native notifications on Windows 10

About time: Google Chrome will soon show native notifications on Windows 10, with a Chrome developer announcing support for native notifications via the Windows 10 Action Center.

9 August 2018
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Google’s New Chromebook Ad is an Epic Windows Takedown

Google has unveiled a new video to promote its pricey Chromebook Pixel line — and boy: it is one heck of a takedown of Windows. In the one minute promo, titled “If you want a laptop […]

31 July 2018
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All-New Login Screen Experience is Coming to Chromebooks

Here's your first look at the new login and lock screen designs coming to Chrome OS. The revamp, inspired by Material Design, is currently in testing.

13 June 2017

Are Chromebooks Fuelling Rise in Linux OS Marketshare?

It's a question many have been asking over the past few months, as open-source enthusiasts rallied around reports that show Linux marketshare gaining ground for another consecutive month.

22 December 2016
scroblr

Scrobble YouTube + Other Streaming Sites with this Chrome Extension

I’ve been using music discovery service Last.fm for over 10 years, and make Scrobble support the first thing I  look for a traditional desktop music player. But, like many, I increasingly use the web to listen to music. […]

21 December 2016
samsung series 5 chromebook

OMG! We Need Your Opinion On Something…

Hello, remember us?

21 November 2016

Typing Emoji on a Chromebook Just Got Easier

An easy way to access and enter emoji is available in Chrome OS, courtesy of the (dully named) 'input device menu'.

4 October 2016