Chromebook For Dummies

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Get the most out of your Google Chromebook

Are you the proud new owner of a Google Chromebook and alittle—or a lot—intimidated by the technology? You'vecome to the right place! Chromebook For Dummies walks youthrough setting up the device, transitioning from traditionalcomputers and working in the cloud, customizing Chromebook to suityour needs, navigating the apps and their uses, and applyingadvanced settings and features. Fear not: with the step-by-stepguidance and helpful information inside, there's no reason to breaka sweat.

Chromebooks are affordable, fast, and sleek—and withGoogle driving the initiative, they're impossible to ignore. Soit's no wonder they're gaining popularity and enticing people fromall walks of life to make the switch from a traditional PC orlaptop. If you're one of those people and want to make the most ofyour experience, this book is a practical user's guide to allthings Chromebook.

  • Covers all Chromebooks on the market
  • Provides coverage of all Chromebook features in aneasy-to-follow manner
  • Serves as the go-to reference for successfully using aChromebook
  • Includes step-by-step coverage of everything you'll encounterwith your Chromebook

If you're a new or inexperienced user who wants to maximize theperformance of your Google Chromebook, you'll turn to this friendlyguide time and again.

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About the author

Mark LaFay is a graduate of the Purdue School ofEngineering and Technology. His professional career, however,didn’t start in engineering and technology. LaFay started twosuccessful businesses in the music industry before making the leapback to tech. Mark LaFay is the co-founder of DCODIA, co-founderand product engineer of Conversion In A Box and the co-founder ofRoust. He is also an adjunct professor at Indiana University -Purdue University Indianapolis.

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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Oct 15, 2014
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Pages
368
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ISBN
9781118951279
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Hardware / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Available on Android devices
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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to new Google Chromebook photos that show you exactly what to do

Help when you run into Chromebook problems or limitations

Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your brand-new Chromebook

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your Chromebook or ChromeboxTM working just the way you want. Learn how to:

Quickly set up your Chromebook or Chromebox, log in, and get productive Get comfortable with Google’s intuitive new Chrome Desktop interface Reliably connect to Wi-Fi or Ethernet networks Use Google Drive to access files from your Chromebook or any other computer Securely share files with Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ followers or friends Play and edit photos, music, and video online Browse and search the Web with the Google Chrome browser Safely share your Chromebook with other users Get started with free or low-cost web-based office productivity software Build shared calendars, schedule meetings, and manage email Find great new apps for business, education, entertainment, gaming, and more Print to your printer across the Internet with Google Cloud Print Configure your Chromebook for maximum security and privacy Optimize your Chromebook’s performance and battery life Work and play faster with Chromebook’s built-in keyboard shortcuts Evaluate the new top-of-the-line Google Chromebook Pixel Troubleshoot and recover from frozen apps and other problems

CATEGORY: PC Hardware

COVERS: Google Chromebook

USER LEVEL: Beginning-Intermediate

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