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Me and my Chromebook 2 - Spannerman's Edublog

Me and my Chromebook 2 - Spannerman's Edublog | Chromebooks | Scoop.it
In my last post I had just acquired my shiny Chromebook and all in all I could not have be happier. However next up was the workplace test. My college it must be said has pretty good IT. All the...
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Google Takes Gmail, Calendar, Docs Offline: A Big Plus For Chromebook - Forbes

Google Takes Gmail, Calendar, Docs Offline: A Big Plus For Chromebook - Forbes | Chromebooks | Scoop.it
Google has added offline access to its web apps such as Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Docs. Offline mode is a key feature in Google's Chromebook push, which is itself a plank in its battle with Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows.
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How to Build a Google Chromebook

How to Build a Google Chromebook | Chromebooks | Scoop.it

The good news is that the Chrome OS project is an open source one, so anyone with an interest and some spare time can go online, grab the source code and compile their own version of the operating system. The even better news is that someone has already done that for you.
A helpful chap called Hexxeh has been churning out automated nightly builds of the Chrome OS for quite some time, and making them available to download at www.bit.ly/mayVHY. This makes it easy to try out Chrome OS in various forms, from running it on a virtual machine to booting it on real hardware. The latter part ranges from booting a USB drive to ultimately installing it on a suitable netbook, even in a dual-boot system.

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Google's ChromeOS, Chromebooks Get VPN, Netflix Support

Google's ChromeOS, Chromebooks Get VPN, Netflix Support | Chromebooks | Scoop.it
Google's ChromeOS took another step forward on Thursday, adding limited support for VPNs, Netflix streaming, and Citrix Receiver support, among other enhancements.
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25 Top Chromebook Apps

25 Top Chromebook Apps | Chromebooks | Scoop.it
Today we will showcase the best of the apps that you can download and use in your Chromebook. At the core of each Chromebook is the Chrome web browser.
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21 Chrome Web apps for serious work

21 Chrome Web apps for serious work | Chromebooks | Scoop.it

The Chrome browser is rapidly gaining fans and developers are responding by creating apps that will help keep you productive in Google's browser. Add these 21 apps to a Chromebook, and you'll have great tools for working anywhere.

Some of these apps, like Citrix Receiver, will run only on a Chromebook. Most, however, will run in the Chrome browser on any OS, and some are just links to a Web page.

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Back to School with Google Chromebooks

Back to School with Google Chromebooks | Chromebooks | Scoop.it
Today was the first day of school for Grace Lutheran School in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Among the various tasks that the students had to accomplish today were establishing their Google accounts and setting up their new Chromebooks.
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Native image editor coming soon to Chrome OS - Liliputing

Native image editor coming soon to Chrome OS - Liliputing | Chromebooks | Scoop.it

Google is building a native image editor into Chrome OS. You can use it to resize, rotate, crop, or add effects to images without uploading your image to the web first.

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Mozilla planning a Chrome OS-like operating system for phones and tablets

Mozilla planning a Chrome OS-like operating system for phones and tablets | Chromebooks | Scoop.it

The organization behind Firefox has plans to develop its own operating system for mobile devices -- a clear shot across the bow at Google's browser-based Chrome OS. In a page on Mozilla's own wiki, a handful of senior developers announced their intentions to create a "complete, standalone operating system for the open web" running HTML5 apps. The OS, codenamed "Boot to Gecko," will be designed with tablets and handsets in mind

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Samsung Chromebook Series 5 Review | TechnoBuffalo

Samsung Chromebook Series 5 Review | TechnoBuffalo | Chromebooks | Scoop.it
Is the Chrome OS running this Samsung Chromebook Series 5 notebook really all Google cracked it up to be? Yes and no.
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