Your Chromebook: The Essential Guide to Cloud Computing with the Google Pixelbook and other Chromebooks

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If you bought or are thinking of buying a Google Pixelbook or any other chromebook, this book will help you get to grips with the new kind of computer and its cloud computing connotations.

Read all about it! As well as finding out about the Pixelbook peculiarities which might be coming to a chromebook near you in the near future, those of you with any other chromebook will also learn all about…

...Chromebook installation and initialization.

...The chromebook keyboard and (optional) touchscreen.

...Interacting with Chrome OS operating system.

...Working with the web browser and web apps.

...Accessing Android apps.

...Your Google account.

...Google Drive, Docs, Sheets and Slides.

...Music, Movies and Google Play.

...Cloud computing conundrums (such as printing).

...Cloud computing without a chromebook.

...A cloud computing case study.

...Advanced aspects of your chromebook computer.

www.yourchromebook.com

Praise for the previous edition ("The Chrome Book" by C H Rome):

"Buy this book if you get or give a Chromebook. Great coverage and straightforward language."

"Clearly illustrates the capabilities of the Chrome experience, and very helpful for anyone considering buying a Chromebook."

"If you buy a Chromebook and you're not familiar with cloud computing, this is the book for you."

"A very good starting point if you are not familiar with cloud computing using Google services."

"Now I see what cloud computing and the Chromebooks are all about."

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About the author

Tony Loton is “creative director” of his one-man-band publishing company. When not contracted to write for commercial clients, he works with words and pictures as a freelance writer, editor, publishing consultant and sometimes journalist.

www.lotontech.com


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LOTONtech
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Published on
Nov 25, 2017
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Pages
150
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ISBN
9781978195417
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Cloud Computing
Computers / Hardware / Mobile Devices
Computers / Hardware / Tablets
Computers / Web / Browsers
Education / Computers & Technology
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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