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10 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Chromebook Owner Should Know

10 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Chromebook Owner Should Know
Do You Know These? So you own a Chromebook — but do you know how to use it like a pro? Just like Windows and Mac OS X, Chrome OS supports a variety of keyboard shortcuts. Some of these reveal extra functionality, some simply speed up repetitive tasks. In the rundown below you’ll find ten shortcuts we think are worth knowing about. If you like what you see do give this article a share! 10. To take a screenshot of the entire screen press the Ctrl key and the Switcher key at the same time: Just need a bit of the screen? 9. Opening the file manager in Chrome OS is easy using a trackpad or mouse (especially if you pin it to the app shelf) but keyboard aficionados aren’t left out: just tap the following pairing. 8. Is Chrome suddenly running slow? 7. Applications pinned to the Shelf (the bar at the bottom of the screen in Chrome OS) can be opened using a keyboard shortcut. The first app in from the left – count the Chrome icon as 0 – is 1, the next 2, and so on until you reach 8. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1.

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3 of The Best Chromebook Tools for Creating and Editing Videos June 15, 2015 Video editing is no longer the preserve of tech geeks. The proliferation of web based tools makes it super easy for anyone with rudimentary knowledge to embark on editing and creating beautiful footages. We have already reviewed several of these tools in previous posts but today we are featuring 3 excellent applications specifically for Chromebook users. Edit Google Drive documents offline - Chromebook Help Using Google Drive, you can read and edit your saved Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drawings documents when you're offline. Turn on Google Drive offline To save your Google Drive documents for offline use: If you haven't already, sign in to your Chromebook. Make sure that your Chromebook is connected to the web. Open Chrome .

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 10 Important Chromebook Tips Every Teacher Should Know about October 30, 2015 If you are using or planning to use Chromebook in your instruction, the tips below are definitely worth your attention. These are instructions to help you make the best of your Chromebook in terms of how to search for and find educational apps to use on it, how to customize its settings to suit your own teaching purposes, how to save files to Google Drive and edit and share images using Chromebook's built-in editor, how to add users and control who can use your Chromebook and several other tips that are integral to an effective integration of this device in your class. 1- Find apps for your Chromebook Apps are web applications that allow you to do specific tasks on your Chromebook. Chrome Web Store is the place where you can look for and download Chromebook apps.

100 Best Chromebook Tips, Tricks and Time Savers Getting started with a Google Chromebook is very easy so is being a normal Google Chromebook user. But to be a power user, you need to know some tips, tricks and secrets. Here is a few to get you started! Towards the end of the list you will find tips mostly found on development channel or beta channel of Chrome OS. So if you are using stable version of Chrome OS and find a feature not working, do not worry, it will be there in few weeks time when Chrome team updates stable version. Thanks everyone who shared these tips on various forums and communities. Guide to Chromebook Privacy Settings for Students If your child's school issued them a Chromebook, there are some important settings you can chance to improve their privacy. Be sure to also check out our Guide to Google Account Privacy Settings for Students. Open the Chromebook’s settings by clicking on your username in the bottom right-hand corner, then clicking “Settings.”

Träna mera – länktips Links to improve your skills in English Vocabulary Vocabulary for learners of English Lyricstraining BaBaDum The Chrome OS Challenge: A New User's Day on a Chromebook We’ve written plenty about Chromebooks at MakeUseOf, and by following their progression it’s easy to tell how much these devices have evolved. From the humble Chrome browser shell to today’s full-featured OS that allows you to do quite a bit, the Chromebook is a serious contender in the laptop-lite world. However, how does it stack up for someone who’s used to a Windows or Mac setup? Angela, our Browsers editor, challenged someone to get a Chromebook and document their early thoughts with it. Seizing a deal on a refurbished model online, I’ve done just that.

Some app substitutions for iPad apps to use on a Chromebook Chromebooks - apps recommendations and substitutions Many “apps” made for iOS and Android aren’t meant to be used as apps on a Chromebook, anymore than they would be on a Mac or Windows device. You can just use the website. Others have web apps and/or extensions. Stage - no direct alternative, but there are “whiteboarding apps” Chatterpix - use Pixlr or PicMonkey (see #4)PhotoFun Animal - no direct alternative (doesn’t seem educational either)iPhoto - use Pixlr or Pickmonkey (#4 above) for editing.

The Chromebook as Signifier Why would someone who could afford a $1,500 MacBook Air choose instead to purchase a $250 Chromebook? My hypothesis is that there are two distinct Chromebook buyers. Chromebook Buyer 1: A person, or organization, who buys Chromebooks mostly for reasons of costs. WeVideo Blog The chroma key effect, also known as green screen, is a favorite among our users. It is widely used in popular movies and TV shows and I’m almost certain that your favorite movie had at least one scene made using the chroma key effect. Green screen definitely lifts your video up a level and it is surprisingly easy to use. Follow these simple steps to create your very first green screen video: First you need to find a solid colored background. It doesn’t have to be green, but you should make sure that the people/objects that will be in front of the camera don’t match the color of your background.

Pernilla's English Classroom: Templates and posters Here I have gathered some templates and posters that you are free to use. :) All templates designed by me. Chromebooks in school: How to pick the best laptop for any student Tim Ebbeck admitted that while he is an accountant by trade, his skills are ubiquitous, which is why it's possible for him to take up top roles, including his current position as Oracle Australia and New Zealand's managing director. "I think it lets you really move across industry, and even in the technology game I find it useful that at the end of the day, no one wakes up in the morning and thinks about, 'I want to buy technology'; they're usually after business outcomes, because generally, it's articulated into the common language: Money. If you can talk in that language, then you're doing OK," he said.