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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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Chromebook Pixel 2 Being Called the World’s Best MacBook Alternative

Mar 19th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Laptop Tweaks and Repairs | 0 Comment

Chromebook Pixel 2 Being Called the World’s Best MacBook Alternative

In 2013, Google released a laptop called the Chromebook Pixel. The original Pixel was designed to rival the MacBook in terms of aesthetic appeal and performance. Its major limitation was the fact that it just ran Chrome OS. The Pixel 2 was just released and aims to pick up where the original left off. The Pixel 2 comes with some amazingly powerful specs, like: -2560x1700 resolution (yes, tha

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Everything You Need to Know about Microsoft’s $199 Chromebook Competitor, the HP Stream

Aug 20th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Laptop Tweaks and Repairs | 0 Comment

Everything You Need to Know about Microsoft’s $199 Chromebook Competitor, the HP Stream

Microsoft and Google have not got along over the past few years. You see, Microsoft doesn’t like how Google’s Chromebooks are taking away PC market share. Microsoft argues that Chromebooks are useless when they’re not connected to the internet and that users are extremely limited when it comes to software and features. Both of those things are true. Unfortunately for Microsoft, many us

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Dell Unfazed By Microsoft’s Stupid “Scroogled” Campaign and Starts Producing Chromebooks

Dec 15th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

Dell Unfazed By Microsoft’s Stupid “Scroogled” Campaign and Starts Producing Chromebooks

Dell used to be Microsoft’s biggest manufacturing partner. And then Microsoft made the bizarre choice to create an operating system called Windows 8. Consumers hated Windows 8 and Microsoft’s manufacturing partners felt the pain. Sales plummeted and companies couldn’t give away Windows 8 tablets and computers. It got ugly. Fast. Well Dell, the world’s third largest PC maker, recently

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Microsoft Uses Pawn Stars to Make Fun of Google’s Chromebook in New Commercial

Nov 29th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

Microsoft Uses Pawn Stars to Make Fun of Google’s Chromebook in New Commercial

Pawn Stars is one of the best shows on the History Channel. You get to learn about history and meet some pretty whacky Las Vegas visitors while watching. Microsoft is clearly a fan of the Pawn Stars because they gave them a whole commercial to show off their bartering skills. In that commercial, the Pawn Stars are seen deriding some poor woman for bringing in a Google Chromebook. The insults

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