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My Google Chromebook™, Second Edition by Michael Miller

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3. Using Chrome OS and the Chrome Desktop

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In this chapter, you find out how to turn your Chromebook on and off, and how to navigate the Chrome desktop.

Using a Chromebook is similar to using a traditional notebook computer, but faster. Because there’s less operating system overhead involved, as well as fewer internal components, a Chromebook boots up much quicker than a Windows or Mac machine; it wakes up from sleep mode almost immediately.

What you find after you start up your Chromebook, however, might not be totally familiar to you, especially ...

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