June 23rd, 2015 by Michael Sauers

By default the Chrombook allows anyone with a Google account to sign in. But for some, that amount of sharing might be a little too open. If you would like to limit who can sign in to your Chomebook to a specific list of users, open settings and search restrict. You’ll be guided to the “Manage other users…” button. Click that then check “Restrict sign-in to to the following users:” and add the allowed usernames in the box. Click Done and close settings and now only those on your list can sign into your Chrombook. (Don’t forget you may also want to disallow Guest access too.)

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June 16th, 2015 by Michael Sauers

I love my Chromebook but I also love to have system details. Here’s a simple piece of information that’s not so easy to find: how much free space is available on the drive? To find the answer enter chrome://quota-internals/ into the browser.

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June 9th, 2015 by Michael Sauers

On a Chromebook see what happens when you type CRTL-ALT-SHIFT-reload…

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April 28th, 2015 by Michael Sauers

My brand new Acer Chromebook 15 has a problem with the display. The line appears randomly and can be “dismissed” by strategically tapping on the (non-touch) screen. Amazon is sending me a replacement.

Acer Chromebook 15 screen problem 2

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April 24th, 2015 by Michael Sauers

New job, new laptop. (Well, I do have to give the State of Nebraska their laptop back…)
Acer Chromebook 15 (top)Acer Chromebook 15 (open)

 

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