Riverside Public Library

Riverside Public Library

Introducing the Chromebook

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What is a Chromebook?
Chromebooks are a new type of computer. They're fast to use, and don't slow down over time. They have built-in security, so you're protected against viruses and malware. They come with apps for all your everyday needs, and keep your stuff safely backed up on the cloud. And with free, automatic updates, your Chromebook keeps getting better and better.

Go fast
Get to the things you need quickly and easily. Chrome devices boot up in seconds, and use the latest web technology to load web pages with blazing speed. Access all your favorite apps instantly in just one click. Unlike traditional computers, your Chrome device doesn't slow down over time.

Starts fast, stays fast
Chrome devices boot up in seconds, and resume instantly. Unlike traditional computers, Chrome devices automatically stay up to date, avoid the bloat of old software and don't slow down over time.

Browse with Chrome
Load websites in a snap with the the built-in Chrome browser. With Chrome Instant, web pages that you frequently visit will begin loading as soon as you start typing their URLs. The V8 JavaScript engine runs even the most complex web applications with lightning speed.

Do everyday things, do amazing things
Go straight online to creating, sharing and enjoying. Chrome devices come with built-in apps for editing photos, creating documents and presentations, and video chat, so you can get everyday tasks done right out of the box. Offline apps like Gmail keep you productive even when you're not connected to the web.

Better with a free Google account
Your Google account lets you synchronize and back everything up. Whether you draft an email, add a contact's phone number, add an event to your calendar, or take a photo, your work gets backed up continuously by Google and synchronized with any computer where you use the same Google Account. Your Google Account also lets you take full advantage of any other Google apps and services that you may want to use, such as Gmail, Google Maps, Navigation, Google Play, Google Talk, Messaging, and many more. Sign up Here