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Chromebooks Now Have a Trash Folder

The trash folder (or recycle bin) has been a staple of desktop computing for decades, as a place for deleted files to stay before they are truly gone forever. It took a while, but Chromebooks now have a trash folder of their …

How to Install Steam on a Chromebook

You may not think of a Chromebook as a gaming device, but Google and Valve are working to change that. Steam is available on compatible Chrome OS devices. We’ll show you how to get it up and running.

These Are the First Gaming Chromebooks

Chromebooks have become increasingly popular over the past decade, with Google developing many workarounds for running popular applications and games, such as containers for Android and Linux apps. Google is now going all-in …

Which Chromebooks Support Steam?

Chromebooks are not known for being gaming powerhouses. They typically have low-powered, budget hardware, and Chrome OS itself feels like a glorified browser. However, Steam games are available if you have a compatible Chrome…

Here’s How Steam Works on Chromebooks

In early 2022, Google and Valve announced that Steam would be coming to Chrome OS. This instantly made Chromebooks much more capable gaming devices. It took a long time for this to happen, so how does it work?…

Framework Just Launched the Coolest Chromebook Ever

Laptops keep getting less and less repairable and upgradeable, but there’s a laptop maker that’s going the exact opposite direction: Framework. The company has been offering laptops for a while, but now it’s making a Chromebo…

How to Connect Your Chromebook to a TV

Chromebooks are portable devices that don’t usually have big screens. However, you may want a big screen from time to time, which is when it’s handy to share the screen to a TV. We’ll show you how.

How to Turn Off the Touch Screen on Chromebook

Many Chromebooks have touchscreen displays, which are great if you like to use your laptop in “tablet mode.” However, if you don’t use the touchscreen, it may just be a source of accidental touches. You can turn it off….

How to Turn Off Caps Lock on a Chromebook

Chromebooks have very unique keyboard layouts. Where most keyboards have a Caps Lock key, Chromebooks have a search key instead. Using Caps Lock takes a little extra work, which means turning it off is a little more complex t…

How to Restart a Chromebook

Every device needs to be restarted from time to time. It’s usually a pretty simple process that can solve little issues you’ve been having. How does it work for Chromebooks? Let’s take a look.

10 Chromebook Features You Should Be Using

Chromebooks may not be as feature-packed as a Windows laptop or MacBook, but they’re still incredibly useful devices. There are probably some features you don’t know about that can extend the functionality of your Chrome OS d…
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