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About Chromebooks

About Chromebooks

What is a Chromebook?
Chromebooks are sometimes described as "a browser in a box." What do you use to browse the Internet - Mozilla Firefox? Internet Explorer? Google Chrome? Safari? These web browsers all do essentially the same thing in that they make navigating the Internet possible. A Chromebook is simply Google Chrome in a sleek hardware package. This video clip illustrates this incredibly well. Take a look! 
The Chromebook Keyboard
To immediately see functions for the keyboard keys, type Ctrl+Alt+/ then type Ctrl+Alt+/ again to hide the functions.
Chromebook Shortcuts
Take a look this Google Slideshow to see how to quickly perform some common tasks using the Chromebook.


Here's a full list of Chromebook shortcuts from Google's Chromebook help page.