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Kain Young

How much will a Chromebook cost?

By Chromebook, Reviews

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So how much does a Chromebook cost to buy and own? With all the information out there on how little it costs for businesses and schools to own Chromebooks, the private owner seems to be overlooked a little. Especially when it comes to how much it costs to use a Chromebook. It is, after all, only really fun when you’re always connected.

There are two ways for your Chromebook to stay connected: you either latch on to the nearest free Wi-Fi network or you go 3G. The latter having a price tag you should keep track of. Both Acer and Samsung do however have  a Wi-Fi only model which keeps your usage cost at $0,- dollar. If you don’t go and make use of paid Wi-Fi excess in, say, hotels that is.
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Instantly online with 8 second startup

By News

Always and immediately online is now possible thanks to the Chromebook 8 second startup time. Traditionally laptops formed an obstacle in the surge of information immediacy. With the Chromebook that is now a problem of the past. Enjoy a smooth browsing experience and access your favorite websites easily on the go. Full support of the latest web standards and Adobe® Flash® make that all websites can be viewed as intended.

Can I use a headset with a Chromebook?

By Accessories, Reviews

chromebook headsetchromebook headsetIf you’re anything like an average Chromebook user, you’ll find yourself using a headset with Google Talk/Voice and Google Plus Hangouts more and more. If so you will undoubtedly run into the limitations of the on-board microphone on both new Chromebook models. They’re fine for a quick call to a friend, but lack the quality for continuous use. A shortcoming, especially during those important calls when quality of sound is important. Not to worry though. There is an excellent solution, or two actually.

Disclosure: Please note that some of the links below are affiliate links, and at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you decide to make a purchase. Please understand that I try to find the best fit for the need with products made by great companies, and I recommend them because they are helpful and useful, not because of the small commissions I make if you decide to buy something. Please do not spend any money on these products unless you feel you need them or that they will help you achieve your goals.

Buddy FlamingoMic 7G

The Buddy FlamingoMic 7G Portable is a 17″ unidirectional noise-canceling microphone. It has a specially designed L shaped USB connector, designed especially for the Chromebook, notebook, netbook and tablet PC.
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The Chrome web store, fueling your Chromebook

By Apps

Web apps are the future. Web applications accessed over a network such as the Internet or an intranet that bring added capability to your Chromebook or laptop. Thanks to the awesome capabilities of HTML5 it is now possible for web apps to have the same features that you’re only used to getting from heavy desktop applications. Read More

What is a Chromebook?

By Chromebook

To get a good idea of what a Chromebook really is you might think of it as a laptop that’s always online and has a browser as the only piece of software on it. A netbook or notebook completely build and optimized for the web, running on the Chrome operating system called Chrome OS.
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