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A podcast dedicated to everyday Chrome users. Get the latest tips, news, and reviews on all things Google Chrome. Do you have a Chromebook, or do you use the Chrome browser? Then this is the podcast to keep you in the know. Come join us on the next episode of Practical Chrome podcast.

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We are moving!

2/19/2015
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Those of you that tuned into our most recent episode will already know that Practical Chrome will soon be replaced with +Chromebooks Today. We're happy to announce that we've put together a pre-roll episode that helps to explain the transition in more detail. You can also subscribe to our brand new MP3 feed (which we promise will remain active this time!) by visiting our landing page at http:

Duration: 00:08:14


Develop on a Chromebook

9/17/2014
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Do you develop software? Can you do it on a Chromebook? We take a look at how and why you might want to develop on a Chromebook. We will take a look at some online IDEs and also see what else you can do. The Web Starter Kit might just be the beginning! Also in the news Disney is now on Chromecast, and Dropbox is coming to your Chromebook! Video URL: http://youtu.be/4k9tWbN5Ci0

Duration: 01:16:00


News Hour

9/10/2014
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Nothing but the news this week. With reviews of the new Nvidia K1 chipset, Microsoft releasing a version of Windows with Bing, Apple's iPhone/iWatch announcements, there couldn't be more to talk about except the news! Plus Craig got a Moto 360! Video URL: http://youtu.be/sG1UfdsgfP4 Audio Download: mp3 | Subscribe: MP3 - iTunes - TuneIn - Stitcher Radio - Player.fm Show Notes

Duration: 01:50:45


Lenovo N20p Chromebook

9/3/2014
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Lenovo officially sets it sights on the consumer market with the touchable and convertible N20p. With industry leading enterprise computers, can Lenovo produce a low end Chromebook? They have produced expensive heavy duty Thinkpads like the x31 and the new 11e for the education market, but with this model they are more Chromebook like. Inexpensive, light, good battery life, but with

Duration: 01:32:39


After the Last Bell: Privacy Questions Regarding School Issued Chromebooks

8/27/2014
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Where is the line between privacy and safety when it comes to kids and schools? Should they monitor a child's computer at all times, even when not in school? Should they be able to activate the microphone and/or camera at any time? We will debate this issue and how extensions from companies selling administrative software allow this type of tracking in Chromebooks. Video URL: http://

Duration: 01:40:15


Buy a Chromebook for School

8/20/2014
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Don't let them fool you, Chromebooks might just be the exact computer you are looking for when it comes to back to school shopping. With awesome deals available on the most popular models we will highlight some of the reasons Chromebooks are the choice for a laptop purchase right now. Also in the new Acer reveals a new breed of ARM based Chromebook, Senkatel gets into the education

Duration: 02:09:06


The Idea of Chrome OS

8/6/2014
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We have had many operating systems since the time of the computer began. From DOS to Windows, Mac OS to OS X, users have come to know and love some trusted friends. So why Chrome OS, what is the reason? Do we need another OS, a different kind of OS? We tackle this exciting subject with special guest Ara Wagoner on this episode of Practical Chrome. Video URL: http://youtu.be/

Duration: 01:30:40


Croutons & Bitcoin Part 2 - Practical Chrome 32

7/30/2014
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In part 2 of the crouton challenge, we find out how John, Craig and James fared. How difficult was each install? Were any Chromebooks harmed in the process? In the end what were the pros and cons of sideloading/dual booting another linux distro on a Chrome OS device? Also in the news we wish the Chromecast a happy birthday, Free Chromecasts with more free stuff… and Chrome Beta for

Duration: 01:20:34


Croutons & Bitcoin Part 1 - Practical Chrome 31

7/23/2014
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A few brave tech savvy folks have installed another distribution of Linux next to Chrome OS, but why? In the first of a two part episode we will go over the details of what, why and how users install another Linux on their Chromebooks. We will go over the steps that we are going to follow before returning next week to report on how it all works. Also in the news Dell is now taking

Duration: 01:12:34


The Pinnacle of Native Client - Practical Chrome 29

7/9/2014
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This week on Practical Chrome we look at and try and understand Native Client vs HTML5 when it comes to Chrome Apps. One is using only web based languages such as HTML, CSS, and Javascript while the other is using much lower level languages like C that we see on Windows and MAC computers. What does this mean to us? Video URL: http://youtu.be/ASxOz9kndM8 Audio Download: mp3 | Subscribe:

Duration: 01:03:18


The Pinnacle of Native Client - Practical Chrome 29

7/8/2014
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This week on Practical Chrome we look at and try and understand Native Client vs HTML5 when it comes to Chrome Apps. One is using only web based languages such as HTML, CSS, and Javascript while the other is using much lower level languages like C that we see on Windows and MAC computers. What does this mean to us? Video URL:http://youtu.be/ASxOz9kndM8 Audio Download:mp3 |Subscribe:

Duration: 01:03:18


Google I/O 2014 Post-show - Practical Chrome 28

7/4/2014
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This week on Practical Chrome we jump into all the Google I/O happenings. Will Android and Chrome OS join hands and sing or will a merger just be skin deep? What about Chromecast did it get some love? Also it appears that Google Docs would like a Word regarding your document format habits. Then in the news Acer reveals a intel i3 Chromebook, CTL enters the Chromebook fray and legacy apps

Duration: 01:24:32


I Need a Shoulder - Practical Chrome 25

7/1/2014
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This week on Practical Chrome we find a shoulder to lean on. What communities are out there for support? What type of support does Google offer for Chrome? Is it easy to find? We have explored the web and will let you know what we found, and what you need to know. Also in the news international soccer on your Chromecast, easy email encryption for the masses, and VLC gives chromecast a big hug

Duration: 01:20:50


Nine Tenths of the Law - Practical Chrome 24

5/29/2014
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This week on Practical Chrome we talk about what you own, and what is good for you, when it comes to your apps. Last week Google disabled an app that held users valuable data without asking, and we ask the question: Is this my app or are you just letting me use it? Most OS manufacturers are going this route. What say you? Video URL:http://youtu.be/j7ZhAs_ZgZA Audio Download:mp3 |

Duration: 01:13:01


HP 14 Chromebook - Practical Chrome 23

5/22/2014
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This week on Practical Chrome we take a deep look at the HP 14 Chromebook. With 4GB or ram, an Intel Celeron processor and a 14 inch screen, this large, powerful and colorful Chromebook might just be a standard bearer. Do you have a question about the HP 14 or the 11? Please send them in and we will answer them on air. Video URL:http://youtu.be/LzmBM2FPUUo Audio Download:mp3 |

Duration: 01:35:34


Q and A Spring 2014 - Practical Chrome 22

5/15/2014
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This week we read and take your questions live on the air. Do you have a question about your Chromebook or Chrome browser? Then send it to us and we will answer it live on the broadcast. You can reach us via the contact link at the top of PracticalChrome.com, @PracticalChrome on Twitter or in the comments section on the G+ event page. Also in the news Chrome App integration in MACs goes

Duration: 00:59:16


If You Can, Snagit - Practical Chrome 21

5/8/2014
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On this episode of Practical Chrome we interview a few members of the team from TechSmith that created Snagit for Chrome. We will discuss with Kelly Rush and Randy Schott, SnagIt’s journey from an awesome Windows app to a, cannot live without, Chrome based screencasting powerhouse. Also in the news we Bing in Chrome OS and info on the Google and Intel event that happened. Plus how is the

Duration: 01:08:50


Scuttlebutt - Practical Chrome 20

5/1/2014
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On the episode of Practical Chromewe dive into the Scuttlebutt of it all. There have been a few big stories recently around G+, new Chromebooks from ASUS, Acer, and Samsung. Also there have been some big applications hitting the Chrome Web Store. We bring it all to you and more on this broadcast! Finally we also find out 'What's in the Box!' that just came in from Mountain View. Video

Duration: 01:08:25


The New Age Of Ascension - Practical Chrome 19

4/24/2014
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This week on+Practical Chromewe interview+James Niesewand, CEO and lead Game Designer at+IllyriadGames. The web is dramatically changing, with new technologies and standards being developed every day. We will discuss how+Illyriadis paving the future of the web with their new game+Age Of Ascent. Video URL:http://youtu.be/9qJ2Rt7J32o Audio Download:mp3 |Subscribe:MP3- iTunes

Duration: 01:48:10


Stand And Deliver - Practical Chrome 18

4/16/2014
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This week on+Practical ChromeEducation IT Coordinator, and fellow podcaster,+Bjorn Behrendtjoins us to discuss Chrome in education. With so many school districts starting to use Chrome we talk to Bjorn about these transitions and how it all works. Also in the news this week the video debuting the new+LenovoYoga Laptop Chromebook for education just came out, and it is neat. That and so

Duration: 01:26:00

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