Working with Chromebooks: What Makes Chrome OS Notebooks Special


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Commercials for Chromebooks run non-stop. The message: Chromebooks are light, fast, protect against viruses and data loss, run for a long time and offer all of this at a low price. That sounds like the usual exaggerated advertising slogans, but in fact some promises are not out of thin air: Chrome OS does a lot of things differently than Windows, Linux and macOS – and a lot of them actually better.

In this article, we will therefore examine what distinguishes Chrome OS from other operating systems, what makes it special, and show you what to look for when buying a Chromebook.

You will find out which model is best suited for which area of ​​application. In the article “Finding suitable applications and workflows for Chrome SO”, we show you how to elegantly master the switch to Chrome OS and which software you can use to manage your everyday work on Chromebooks efficiently and with as little transition pains as possible.

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