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Google chrome   chromebooks

Google chrome chromebooks






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    • Everything You Need to Know About Google Chrome and Chromebooks Brandon Raymo MRVED Assistant Director http://bit.ly/googlechromebooks
    • What is a Chromebook? ● Computer that runs on a browser. ● Cloud-based computing ● All "Apps" are run through the Google Chrome Browser ● Boot time in less than 8 seconds.
    • The premise of a Google Chromebook is cloud computing EVERYTHING is done in an internet browser
    • What can you do with a Chromebook? ● Google Apps ○ Documents, Presentation, Spreadsheets, Forms, Drawing ● Extensions ○ Run within your browser to make your browsing experience easier (more on this later) ● Applications ○ Apps are programs that run within your browser (more on this later)
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    • Pros ● ● ● ● ● ● Boots up in 8 seconds No Viruses Updates Itself Easy Management No Error Messages Not Hardware Based & Cons ● ● ● ● Need internet to work Not as many options Just an internet browser Fundamental change in the way computers and people operate.
    • If it is less powerful, then why? ● ● ● ● ● No wasted time waiting for the machine to boot up and load. Easily manageable Serves a different purpose than the iPads Move to a paperless environment Collaborative
    • Apps, Apps, and More Apps ● AHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!! ● Chrome Apps, iPad Apps, Computer Apps ○ Chrome Apps- APPlications that run in the Google Chrome internet browser ○ iPad Apps- APPlications that run specifically on iDevices ○ Computer Apps- APPlications that run off your computer hard drive Computer App Chrome App iPad App Word Processing Microsoft Word Google Documents Pages Presentation Creator Microsoft PowerPoint Google Presentation Keynote Spreadsheets Microsoft Excel Google Spreadsheets Numbers Drawing Paint Sumo Paint Drawing Pad
    • What "Tool" is right for the job?
    • "If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail" Abraham Maslow
    • Google Chrome Toolbox ● Web 2.0 Tools ○ Websites that allow us to do things. Not just read and get. ● Chrome Extensions ○ Small programs that run in your browser to make your life easier. ■ Dictionary extension ■ Social bookmarking extension ■ Weather extension ● Chrome Apps ○ Applications that run in your browser, similar to how a computer program would run on your hard drive. ■ Google Docs ■ Games ■ Tools & Utilities ● Internet!
    • Don't Forget About Search
    • Chrome Store Hints & Tips