Wednesday, April 9, 2014

5 things to know when purchasing chromebooks

Photo by Newmind intern Meghan Muffett

Every day, we need to make choices. Mini Wheats or Cheerios? A right turn or left? Whether at the grocery store or on the road, life presents us with opportunities - both small and large - to act as a decision-maker. With so many options available on the market today, choosing a computer probably creates a little bit more pressure than say, making the right cereal choice. Because of this, really the first decision to make is the decision to educate yourself on the wide range of products that are out there. Well, in this first of a two-part blog series, I’m going to try and help out with just that for those of you considering choosing Chromebooks as your perfect companion.

There’s no doubt that Chromebooks are awesome. The evidence speaks for itself. Whether it’s by saving time, money, increasing collaboration, etc., schools and businesses can really benefit in profound ways. That being said, it is important to do the proper research and make sure Chromebooks are able to do all that you need from a computer. Not only that, but making sure to purchase the most suitable kind (since there are many models) and preparing your school or business for deployment is key. When it comes to purchasing Chromebooks, here are 5 tips to keep in mind and better equip you for a seamless experience - the overarching motto being: begin with the end in mind.

Click here to find out the 5 tips...