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Chromebooks - Their Functions Keys are Different and that's OK!

I just realized that in all hullabaloo I made about the keyboard when talking about upgrading my laptop, I totally didn’t mention that Chromebooks replace the traditional function keys at the top of the keyboard with a row of … well, function keys. 869 more words

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#SOL17: A Box

Brown cardboard box.

Inside the front door.

Big enough?

Ah, small package in front.

Another book.

Not unusual.

The bigger box?

4 x 18 x 12… 229 more words



Taking a screenshot or partial screenshot on a Chromebook couldn’t be easier:


The result is then stored in your Downloads folder and as a nice little touch you can even copy it to your clipboard from the notification: 87 more words


Will iPad purchases make a comeback against Chromebooks?

There’s been a lot written lately about the losing battle for the hearts and minds of schools between Google and Apple (not to mention Microsoft’s resurgence), mostly evidenced by the sales of Chrome Books beating iPads in the last few years. 230 more words


Lenovo N20P Chromebook.


The Lenovo N20P is a multi mode laptop/tablet hybrid running Google’s own Chrome OS. The OS is relatively lightweight, giving the system an impressively short boot time of around 3 seconds. 497 more words

It's Laptop Upgrade Time! HP Chromebook 14 G4 (2016) vs. Dell Inspiron 1501 (2006)

Back in 2007 my wife and I purchased a pair of Dell Inspiron 1501 laptops for $450 CAD each. They came with 1.8GHz single core AMD Sempron processors and 1GB of RAM, running Windows Vista Home Basic. 1,952 more words

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