Category Archives: Customization
Folder Sharing A cool feature on computers that is overlooked is the ability to share folders on our computer to others on the same WiFi network! It is easy to set up, and makes for fast file-finding for other family members! … Continue reading
Many of you have probably seen in the movies or on a tv show where someone has a computer and multiple screens that the mouse can move to. You might not know it but your 1:1 Laptop is capable of … Continue reading
Having a computer to use is great, but you can make it more personal by customizing it the way you want. This can be done by changing the wallpaper, theme, icons, etc.
Google Chrome is already an excellent web browser but maybe it just doesn’t feel like home. Today I will be showing you how to change the look of Google Chrome.
Tired of seeing that same old picture on your desktop everyday? Well now with a program called Wallch, which I will be showing you how to install and use today, you can now create a background that changes pictures!
There are two internet browsers included with the 1:1 systems: Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. The default browser is Google Chrome. You can set the default internet browser on your 1:1 laptop to your preference. To change the default browser … Continue reading
One question a few students have asked the 1:1 helpdesk is how to enable additional keyboard languages, such as Russian, on their 1:1 laptop for their foreign language courses. It is possible to add and change keyboards easily, as they … Continue reading
Although the 1:1 Laptop Project provides students with a wide selection of applications installed on their 1:1 laptop, there are thousands of other “apps” available to students to install on their system. Similar to the App Store found on Apple … Continue reading
By default, the 1:1 laptop’s launcher dock bar has nine icons. The launcher is fully user customizable, it is possible to easily add apps and folders to it and rearrange and remove icons to make it suit your liking. Read on for an overview … Continue reading
Here’s one of the ways you can change your desktop’s wallpaper. We will assume you have an image file stored on your computer, in this case we will be using an image stored in the Pictures folder.