The Essential Guide to Cloud Computing with the Google Pixelbook and other Chromebooks

If you bought or are thinking of buying a Google Pixelbook or any other chromebook, this book will help you get to grips with the new kind of computer and its cloud computing connotations.Read all about it! As well as finding out about the Pixelbook peculiarities which might be coming to a chromebook near you in the near future, those of you with any other chromebook will also learn all about…

  • Chromebook installation and initialization.
  • The chromebook keyboard and (optional) touchscreen.
  • Interacting with Chrome OS operating system.
  • Working with the web browser and web apps.
  • Accessing Android apps.
  • Your Google account.
  • Google Drive, Docs, Sheets and Slides.
  • Music, Movies and Google Play.
  • Cloud computing conundrums (such as printing).
  • Cloud computing without a chromebook.
  • A cloud computing case study.
  • Advanced aspects of your chromebook computer.

See the book on,, and Google Play.

See the new Google Pixelbook on

The latest, most up-to-date Chromebook book, extensively rewritten to cover the game-changing Google Pixelbook while still telling you everything you need to know about cloud computing with any Chromebook computer. Praise for the previous edition ("The Chrome Book" by C H Rome):

 "Buy this book if you get or give a Chromebook. Great coverage and straightforward language."

"Clearly illustrates the capabilities of the Chrome experience, and very helpful for anyone considering buying a Chromebook."

"If you buy a Chromebook and you're not familiar with cloud computing, this is the book for you."

"A very good starting point if you are not familiar with cloud computing using Google services."

"Now I see what cloud computing and the Chromebooks are all about."

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Pixelbook (the new laptop / tablet)