Chromebook For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 16, 2020 - Computers - 496 pages

Get the most out of your Google Chromebook

Chromebook For Dummies walks you through setting up your Chromebook, transitioning from traditional computers, customizing a Chromebook to fit your needs, navigating the many apps and their uses, and applying advanced settings and features.

This book documents the features of all Chromebooks, approaching them from the point of view of a smart person who is intimidated by the technology.

  • Offers extensive and practical information
  • Covers all portable computers powered by Chrome OS
  • Helps make it easy to drive these fast, user-friendly devices
  • Includes coverage of the latest features in the Chrome operating system

You’ll end up keeping this book close at hand, referring to it often as you explore the features of your Chromebook.


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Table of Contents
Chapter 2
Surveying the Chrome Browser
Getting Your Hands on the Keyboard and Touchpad
Finding and Exploring Chromebook Apps
Chapter 5
Working with Gmail and Google Calendar
Summarizing Sheets
Preparing Presentations
Mustering Your Music
Having Fun with Photos
Playing Video on the Chromebook
Customizing Your Chromebook
Securing Your Chromebook
Ten Hardware Features to Consider When Buying

Finding Your Files
Chapter 7
Writing with Word Processing
Ten Handy Chromebook Shortcuts
Do a Barrel Roll

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About the author (2020)

Peter H. Gregory is a cybersecurity leader and executive advisor at a global security advisory firm. He is also a cybersecurity advisor and adjunct instructor for the University of Washington and the University of South Florida, and is the author of over 40 books. Mark LaFay is a graduate of the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology. His professional career, however, didn't start in engineering and technology. He started two successful businesses in the music industry before co-founding two tech start-ups.

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