Tablet tablets everywhere and not a screen to touch

Apple has been making a push for the iPads in the classroom, and their latest salvo is an iPad that works with the Apple Pencil and Logitech Crayon. Unfortunately for Apple, I don’t believe the new iPad and the push for multimedia creation will be enough to sway schools from the lure of Chromebooks. To […]

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Printing to local network printers without Cloudprint

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Chromebooks recently gained the experimental ability to print to local printers with the release of Chrome OS Version 57 to the stable channel. That’s great news if you want to use a Chromebook with network printers that don’t support Google Cloud Print. Local printing also allows you to print when your internet connection is down or […]

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Coming soon – ChromeOS tablets!

Get ready for Chrome OS to get a lot more pervasive and a lot more interesting this year, if only because it’s going to show up in new kinds of hardware. Google has been talking up the latest round of Chromebooks — the Samsung Chromebook Pro from CES and today’s new education-focused Chromebooks — but […]

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Accessing Windows and macOS file sharing with Chromebooks

Google’s new app, available in the Chrome Web Store, lets you easily access files on a network server from within Chrome OS. Source: Chromebooks can now seamlessly access Windows network file shares | PCWorld Although the article focusses on Windows file sharing, macOS computer can use the same networking protocol, SMB. This means that the […]

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More Chromebooks support Android and Google Play

Liliputing is reporting that several more models of Chromebooks now support Android. These Chromebooks are the Acer Chromebook 14, Acer Chromebook 15, Samsung Chromebook 3, and Toshiba Chromebook 2 (2015). The downside is that while the first three models (the Asus Flip, Acer R11, and Pixel 2) can now run Android running the stable version of […]

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Amazon App store on Chromebooks

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In my initial post about Android on the Asus Flip Chromebook, I wrote how it was pretty easy to get the Amazon App store up and running.  Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. At the time, my Chromebook was in Developer Mode. This mode is different from the Developer Channel for ChromeOS. Developer Mode removes a […]

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