How to Install Softmaker FreeOffice 2018 on your Chromebook

If you own a Chromebook that is Linux compatible (and have the Linux OS turned “on”), you may want to install the FREE (2018) version of Softmaker FreeOffice. Softmaker FreeOffice is very compatible with Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel. For home-based computer use, you cannot beat the price = $0 … What I like about FreeOffice is the simplicity and the fact that you can install it on your Chromebook (and on Windows and Android devices).

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All in all, Chromebook virus protection may not be necessary yet, but there is plenty of malware going around that could ruin your Chromebook experience…

Chromebooks are supposed to come with sufficient, built-in security. But is that really true? Can you use a Chromebook without having to think twice about general cybersecurity and anti-malware protection in particular? Or do you need Chromebook antivirus? Let’s have a look first at which security features are pre-packed in ChromeOS.

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If you have an older Windows 7, 8, or even Vista laptop sitting in a closet somewhere at home, it’s possible you can convert it into a secure and relatively performant Chrome OS device with the use of a totally free tool…

Here at “Tech News for Everyone”, I recently re-purposed an old Windows based laptop and turned it into a Chromebook (that works great)… Follow the source link below to learn more on how to do this.

Source: Android Police – Working from home? Get the most out of your old laptop by turning it into a Chromebook

Using The Chromebook’s Instant Tethering Feature (that allows you to use your phone’s mobile data to connect your Chromebook to the internet)

Many of you may be unaware of the Chromebook’s instant tethering feature (as I was). What this feature does, once set up with your Android phone, is this. If you lose your Wi-Fi connection, your Chromebook will automatically connect by default to your Android phone. Once connected, the Chromebook uses your phone’s data connection for internet access (similar to setting up a hotspot, but without the hassle).

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