01-07-2014 07:31 PM
I have recently purchased a chromebook and need some help setting a few things up.
I would like to download itunes, skype however they were unable to download.
I know chromebooks don't have an operating system therefore I can use google docs to make and edit documents.
I have always been an apple user but I swtiched over to HP because I am fairly familiar with the brand since I use at work.
I am regreting my chromebook purchase because I didn't think I would need to use different applications in the chrome store. Please help!
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01-10-2014 02:21 PM
I'm sorry that you have some usability concerns with your new Chromebook.
As you know, Chromebooks are designed to function within Google's architecture - and applications like iTunes and Skype are not available. Fortunately, Google understands these concerns and has provided some alternatives:
- To learn how you can copy your music to Google Play, please visit https://play.google.com/about/music/unlock/
- While Skype isn't supported by Chromebooks, you can read about options for voice / video and instant messaging here: https://support.google.com/chromebook/answer/32174
The environment is definitely different, but is worthwhile... stable, secure, and a lot for your money! And as it grows in popularity, application support will probably increase.
I hope this helps. Good luck!
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