Tag Archive: Chromebook

Best External Monitors for your Chromebook

Because sometimes you just want to go big; plug into one of these monitors for that desktop feeling.

Chromebooks are perfect on-the-go computers for a lot of people, but sometimes you just want to sit down, relax, and do your thing with a big display. That’s why almost every laptop, regardless of what software is running on it, has some sort of port to send video out to an external display.

And connecting it all together really  [Read More…]

Add a HDMI port to your new Chromebook with this $17 Anker adapter

Anker’s USB-C to HDMI adapter is only $ 16.79 with code ANKER836. It’s $ 24 without the code and has not had a direct price drop from that price in many, many months.

In The Wirecutter‘s roundup of the best USB-C adapters, they consider this one the best for anyone who wants to hook up a modern USB-C only laptop to an HDMI monitor or high-definition TV. Not only does this tiny adapter have a solid build quality  [Read More…]

How to pair Bluetooth accessories with your Chromebook

Here’s how to pair your accessories with your Chromebook!

Chromebooks have great trackpads and keyboards. Having said that, a full-sized keyboard and mouse are a lot better if used in the right situation. While a wired accessory will just work, less wires means a less cluttered workspace. This is how to pair your Bluetooth accessories with your Chromebook!

How to pair your Bluetooth accessories with your Chromebook How to remove a Bluetooth device from your Chromebook How  [Read More…]

How to take a screenshot on a Chromebook

Here’s how to take a screenshot on your Chromebook!

Sometimes, you just need to show someone else the thing that’s on your screen. In this case, taking a screenshot is the easiest thing to do. Here’s how to take a screenshot on a Chromebook!

Use the keyboard

The window switch key on a Chromebook.

Every Chromebook has a keyboard, and taking a screenshot with the keyboard can be done in a couple ways.

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The $249 Asus Chromebook Flip can download and play apps via Google Play

Time for something new in your life.

The Asus 10.1-inch Chromebook Flip is down to $ 249 on Amazon. It normally sells for around $ 270 and has recently been selling as high as $ 300. This drop matches what it sold for on Black Friday and has hit a couple times since. It’s the lowest price ever and a great deal.

The Flip features a flexible 360-degree hinge and a touchscreen, allowing it to be used  [Read More…]

Best cases for ASUS Chromebook Flip

What are the best cases for the ASUS Chromebook Flip?

Cases for your ASUS Chromebook Flip come in many styles, from travel bags for business to minimalist sleeves in stylish colors. Take your pick from the cream of the crop.

iPearl mCover hard shell case VanGoddy Hydei shoulder bag sleeve Evecase Neoprene slim briefcase Navitech canvas laptop sleeve Case Star Neoprene sleeve AmazonBasics laptop and tablet bag

iPearl mCover hard shell case

This hard  [Read More…]

How to set up a VPN on a Chromebook

Setting up a VPN connection on your Chromebook isn’t hard once you know where to look.

If you have an account with a VPN provider, you can use it on your Chromebook, too!

While most VPN companies have something you can download for Windows or Mac that’s a one-click-install setup, on your Chromebook you’ll need to enter the information manually. It’s not difficult; you don’t need to know any network jargon or define any extra parameters, and  [Read More…]

Dell’s new 2-in-1 Chromebook has USB-C and stylus support

Pricing starts at $ 289.

Devices like the Pixelbook help Chrome OS be more appealing and attractive to general consumers, but in addition to this, there’s a giant slew of Chromebooks that are targeted specifically at schools. The Dell 5190 is the latest education-focused Chromebook to come to market, but even if you aren’t a student, there’s enough here that makes it worth checking out nonetheless.

The 5190 is Chromebook with an 11-inch screen, and it’s available  [Read More…]

How to set up a new Chromebook

These are the best tips to follow to set up your new Chromebook.

Speaking as someone who makes a living deploying and managing Windows laptops and Chromebooks , Chromebooks are awesome. Almost the entire initial setup is handled for the user automatically when they sign in with their Google account. Having said that, there are more things you can do to make your Chromebook yours after signing in.

Here are all the things you should do when setting up  [Read More…]

Running out of space on your Chromebook? Try these tips

16GB isn’t a lot of space. You might need a way to add more.

While Chromebooks are mostly cloud-centric machines, there are still quite a few offline packaged apps available. Sometimes, when you have a lot of those installed alongside media like music, video, and pictures, there’s not much room left. Add in Google Drive syncing, and running out of space is a real possibility — especially on the 16GB storage models.

There are a few things  [Read More…]