Articles Tagged chromebook basics

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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

How to Right Click on a Chromebook Touchpad

Wondering how to right click on a Chromebook, middle click or scroll? This guide to Chromebook touchpad gestures shows you how.

18 May 2015

Window Snap in Chrome OS Is More Awesome Than You Realize

The 'window snap' feature in Chrome OS is a handy way to view two apps/browser pages side-by-side — but have you discovered its hidden extra feature?

15 January 2015

15 Useful Chromebook Tips & Tricks

I've been using Chromebooks for several years now, but even I continue to learn of new ways of getting more from it, from simple time-saving tips to keyboard shortcuts that speed up my workflow.

1 January 2015

‘Intel Easy Migration’ App Makes Moving Files to Chromebooks Simple

Intel has launched a new utility to help new (Intel-powered) Chromebook owners transfer fave files and settings from iOS, Android or Windows to Chrome OS.

22 December 2014

How to Extend Your Chromebook Battery Life

Long battery life is a big selling point for Chromebooks, but even the longest battery life won't seem long enough when you're out of the house and running low on power.

20 November 2014

How To Make Your Chromebook Ask for Password on Wake

The long battery life on a Chromebook affords the lazy among us a luxury: close the lid, put it to one side, return a few days later, open and resume.

7 October 2014
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Essential Guide: How To Format an SD Card or USB Drive on a Chromebook

Sometimes SD cards and USB thumb drives play up, get full or just otherwise require a quick once over to get them back in shipshape.

28 April 2014

Learn to Use the Chrome OS Image Editor Like a Pro

Chrome OS comes preloaded with tools for basic computing needs, including viewing, editing and managing your photo and image files.

4 April 2014

How to Merge PDF Files On A Chromebook

Combining multiple PDF documents in to one file is not something I have to do often. Nevertheless, knowing how to do it is something I appreciate.

6 February 2014
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How to Take A Screenshot on a Chromebook

It's a question that I see new Chrome OS users ask time and time again: 'How do you take a screenshot on a Chromebook?' It's really very simple...

24 January 2014

How To Switch to Beta or Dev Channels on Chrome OS

I get it. You’ve had your Chromebook for a couple of months and now you want to see what features and changes are coming up. The good news is that Google make it very, very […]

16 September 2013