In Pictures: 12 tips and tools for Chromebook power users

The Chromebook can be a powerful workhorse -- here's how to replace your standard laptop for work

Chrome Remote Desktop Chrome Remote Desktop is an essential tool for those looking to make Chromebook their primary laptop but can’t quite cut the cord completely on their other machines. With it, you can screenshare any of your computers wherever they are, even behind firewalls or on home broadband.

It’s the perfect way to help family, retrieve files, and make use of apps otherwise unavailable on the Chromebook.

There is also a full version of VNCViewer available for the Chromebook, allowing sharing of any VNC server (including Macs) visible to your network. I also use the 2X RDP viewer to access Windows sessions.

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