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How to Turn an Old PC or Mac Into a Faster Chromebook

Feb 20th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

How to Turn an Old PC or Mac Into a Faster Chromebook

Do you have a slow old PC? People just like you are salvaging old PCs by turning them into fast Chromebooks. It’s not as hard as you think. Today, we’re going to show you how to refurbish old PCs and turn them into Chromebooks – just like one New York City startup that is refurbishing the old Windows and Mac computers at schools and turning them into Chromebooks that students can actua

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6 Reasons to Consider Switching to Chromebook (and Chrome OS)

Jan 11th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Laptop Tweaks and Repairs | 0 Comment

6 Reasons to Consider Switching to Chromebook (and Chrome OS)

Google’s Chromebook and Chrome OS are popular low-cost PCs. But most people still don’t really understand why you’d buy one. So why should you consider switching to a Chromebook and Chrome OS? Here are 6 reasons why users love it: 1) It’s Great if You Don’t Use Advanced PC Software Chromebooks only run Chrome OS apps and Chrome extensions. That limits you if you’re trying to do th

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5 Limitations of the Google Chromebook

Mar 1st 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Mobile | 0 Comment

5 Limitations of the Google Chromebook

If you believe Microsoft’s Scroogled campaign, then Chromebooks are useless pieces of plastic garbage that only let you use Google Search and that’s it. If you have a brain and have used a Chromebook for more than 2 seconds, then you know that’s not really the case. Somewhere between the Scroogled extreme and the “Chromebook does everything” extreme lies the truth. Today, I’m goi

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Chrome App for Windows 8.1 Launches Chrome OS Inside Windows, Overrides Metro

Oct 12th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Chrome App for Windows 8.1 Launches Chrome OS Inside Windows, Overrides Metro

Google appears to be trying to take over Microsoft’s newest operating system. The next version of the Chrome browser for Windows 8.1 will feature a full-fledged operating environment from which users can launch all sorts of different Google services. This latest version of Chrome was recently released to developers and should be released to the Windows-using public in the near future. The Chr

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Is Acer’s $199 C7 Chromebook the Best Fast PC Available Today?

Jan 17th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Is Acer’s $199 C7 Chromebook the Best Fast PC Available Today?

Regular readers of the Speed Up My PC Free blog already know how important speed and performance are to us. But there’s one thing we appreciate even more than speed and performance: saving money! And that’s why we’re always on the hunt for the cheapest computers and the most cost-effective ways to speed up PCs. A recently released laptop from Acer caught our eye. And before you can cry ou

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