Everything you ever wanted to know about Chromebooks
What is a Chromebook?
A Chromebook is a type of laptop computer that runs on an Operating System created by Google. Chromebooks were specifically constructed to be connected to the Internet. Chromebooks are perfect for the use of Android and Google Apps, such as Gmail, Google’s email, and Google Drive, a document creation and storage system.
Can I use my Chromebook without Internet?
Chromebooks were designed to be used with the Internet. Almost everything Chromebooks do requires the Internet. Some Google Apps have the capability to be used in offline mode, but not all of them. Users need the Internet for the full use of their Chromebooks.
Do Chromebooks have Microsoft Office?
Unlike a typical laptop, Chromebooks don’t have software like Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint. Instead, all word processing documents, spreadsheets, and presentations can be created through Google Drive. All documents are stored online.
Why is it important for a Chromebook to be connected to the Internet?
When connecting your Chromebook to the Internet, you are able to access an online data storage system, the Cloud. An online storage system allows users to quickly share files with others and easily work on the same document on different devices. Because all your documents, music, and photos will be accessible via the Cloud, users do not have to worry about damage to their device. The documents, music, and photo files will still be online and accessible from another device. Being connected to the Internet also means that your laptop is able to automatically update should updates become available. This means that there is no slowdown that typical laptops experience when they are not updated. It also means that the newest anti-viral software is installed on your device as soon as it becomes available.
What’s the difference between a Chromebook and a laptop?
A Chromebook needs the Internet to work, while a regular laptop does not. Regular laptops require a lot of hard drive and memory to store all your files. But because all documents will be stored online, you don’t need as much storage space on your device. Chromebooks also have built-in virus protection, which typical laptops don’t have. And unlike a regular laptop, a Chromebook will always be as fast as the day you bought it thanks to Chromebook’s automatic updates. Chromebook are also significantly lighter than typical laptops.
What are the advantages of buying a Chromebook?
There are many advantages to buying a Chromebook over a laptop. Because Chromebooks run on Google’s Operating System, all documents will be stored online, meaning you can never lose them, even in the case of accidental spills or damage. Documents on Google Drive are automatically synced with other devices with your Google account. A Chromebook automatically updates, so your Chromebook will never slow down because it needs to be updated and always be protected from viruses. The battery life of a Chromebook allows its users to leave the charger at home. A Chromebook’s lightweight design allows for it to be easily transported.
What are the specs of an Acer Chromebook?
All Chromebooks have a Google Chrome Operating System. Acer Chromebooks have Intel Celeron processors, hard drives of 16GB, and memory of 2GB. Our Chromebooks have a screen size of 15.6 inches, are mobile (Wi-Fi ready), and have webcams. Acer Chromebooks even come with a 90-Day Limited Warranty.