Chromebook met with initial skepticism upon its release in 2011. However, these doubts scaled down considerably because two years after its release, Chromebooks sold close to 2 million copies in the US business-to-business market.
How to get free chromebook for students
As a student, having a Chromebook can enhance your learning and productivity capacities. For students in Japan, Google is offering educational support and free Chromebooks. The parameters for getting your free Chromebook cover the following areas:
- Implementing a distance learning program for schools closed due to the pandemic.
- Registered students in qualifying institutions of learning will receive a Chromebook free of charge
- Students will be registered under the new G Suite for Education.
- Students will access online content for free, from anywhere in the world.
There are also free Chromebooks for students that may not have access to a digital learning environment. In addition to the free Chromebooks, students will also receive Chromebook LTE (with SIM) terminals or Chromebook Wi-Fi terminals without any cost. If you belong to this category, you can get yours by reaching out to the contact details here.
Chromebooks are a hit because they come with a number of superb features that enhance users’ productivity. These features include the following:
The Chrome Operating System (OS) is the simple and easy-to-use operating system that powers the Chromebook. The OS is essentially a free and open-source software, suited for running web applications and surfing the Web.
Long battery life
The Chromebook allows users to work up to twelve hours without the need to power the device from external sources. This feature translates to more productivity and less stress.
Students do not need to rue the absence of internet connectivity when using Chromebook. The device offers offline syncing capability, such that documents, emails and spreadsheets are available in an offline mode.
The OS of Chromebooks allows users smooth access to the productivity software such as the Microsoft office suite.
Automatic back-up of the most important files and folders
Users will never have to dread the loss of important documents due to device crashes. Chromebook OS updates to Google drive sheets and other documents get saved automatically when the device is connected to the web.
Safety and security guaranteed
Chromebooks come equipped with in-built protection from the harmful effects of virus and other malware. Users will find that there is no need to install third-party anti-virus protection.
Easy to boot Chromebooks come alive in no time, when users engage the start button. This feature means that users can get on with completing an assignment or take part in online class, at the push of a button.