What Is a Chrome book And What Is It For?

By Tanner Abraham •  Updated: 09/05/22 •  7 min read

If you want to change your computer for a more compact one that has extensive tools and applications, here we will leave you all the details of the Chrome book.

The Chrome book is an operating system developed by Google, with Chrome as its main user interface. It is specially designed for people who most of the time are working online, or browsing the various social networks.

The platform on which the Chrome book runs its functions from the beginning is Linux, and also the Chrome OS operating system, which is similar to Windows. Currently this equipment is compatible to work with android applications.

This equipment is ideal if you want to use your emails, or simply surf the web. Also if you are a business executive who has to travel constantly, this powerful tool, in addition to being light, has an operating system where you will not need anything else, thus being able to carry out your activities without any type of interruption.

In addition, the Chrome book is a portable computer, fast, secure and a tool that also supports multiple users.

From now on we will be leaving you all the features of the Chrome book, what it is for, and how you should handle this powerful tool, through a detailed instruction. Finally you will find advice to solve problems that may arise.

What do you need

What will you need to know before purchasing a Chrome book?


Instructions you must follow to learn how to operate a Chrome book. The instructions you should know to learn how to operate a Chrome book are the following:

  1. If you’re in the office working on another device, your preferences and bookmarks will automatically sync to your Chrome book. This is because this computer works directly with the network, so all your files and applications will be stored in the cloud.
  2. In the new Chrome book you will have a free 1 GB Google Drive storage, whose duration is 2 years.
  3. Updating on Chrome books is silent and automatic, and will always be up to date and working properly.
  4. The Chrome book has a touch screen and with it you can run applications, games, among others, and you can also edit files, create and play music and movies of your choice.
    Emails, maps, music, and a host of other online activities work seamlessly with Chrome books. In addition, this equipment works perfectly without an internet connection.
  5. The Acer Chrome book 14 has been certified as MIL-STD-810G, which means that it has passed the durability tests used with US military equipment.
  6. The Chrome book comes in several models which will adapt to the types of work or activities that you usually do, if for example you need to read and write daily, the Samsung Chrome book 3would be very useful , which has dimensions of 1366 x 768 pixels.
  7. If your daily activity involves images, videos, and graphics, you’ll need the Chrome book with a full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel display.
  8. If you are one of those who spend many hours on the computer watching their favorite movies on Netflix, a 14 or 15-inch Chrome book model will serve you well.
  9. Chrome book RAM is 8GB or 16GB, with the 16GB models being the most expensive.
  10. The Chrome book generally won’t need a lot of storage since the Chrome OS is very light. The vast majority of these computers come with 32GB of storage.
  11. These are recommended for young students because of their ease of use.


Below we will give you some relevant tips so that you can address any problem that may arise with your Chrome book:

Tanner Abraham

Data Scientist and Software Engineer with a focus on experimental projects in new budding technologies that incorporate machine learning and quantum computing into web applications.