Chromebook

Asus Chrombook Flip Tablet Mode

Asus Chromebook Flip Tablet Mode

It’s not hard to find great reviews of the Asus Chromebook Flip [UK Link]. Whether, from a big name site such as Engadget or lesser known sites, its not hard to find an overall positive review. What you may have noticed, is how they tend to focus on use in laptop mode and skim the Asus Chromebook Flip tablet functionality.… Read more →

Sending and receiving text messages on your Chromebook - Main Image

Sending and receiving text messages on your Chromebook

  Please note, this topic has been revisited more recently in this post. How would you like to send and receive SMS text messages from your Chromebook? Interested? Read on. Short Message Service (SMS) or text messages have been around since the dawn of mobile phones. To this day, they are still king for brief text-based conversations. Now, thanks to… Read more →

Better Skype, Lync, Hangouts and Conference Call Audio

Better Skype, Lync, Hangouts and Conference Call Audio

Many information workers these days will be accustomed to spending hours on the phone, Skype, Lync, Hangouts or part of conference calls. The need to stay connected and collaborate is still ever present, despite workers being distributed across the globe. For the last month I’ve drastically improved my setup by adding a Jabra 510 Speakerphone into the mix. After much… Read more →

Install Skype on a Chromebook

Install Skype on a Chromebook

Following on from the success of ‘Install Flipboard on a Chromebook‘ I thought that I would look into running Skype on a Chromebook – my Acer C720 [UK Link] to be precise. Many people (myself included) are disappointed that Skype isn’t natively available for Chrome OS. Microsoft are working on providing Skype through the browser – which will probably work with Chromebooks but until… Read more →

Install Flipboard on Your Chromebook

Install Flipboard on a Chromebook

Following on from the success of ‘Install Flipboard on Your Mac or PC‘ I thought that I would look into running Flipboard on a Chromebook – my Acer C720 [UK Link] to be precise. At first I was disappointed to find that there was no dedicated Chrome OS app for Flipboard – but much like the lack of app for other desktops… Read more →