Chromebook Tethering.

My Samsung XE303C12 Chromebook doesn't have 3g. I was wondering how I could tether my phone and after a bit of research found that if I simply plugged the phone into a USB port it was recognized as an ethernet device and I could tether to the phone. So ...

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Chrome Cloud Based Text Editors.

My preferred text editor is Emacs. However, sometimes I maybe in a situation where Emacs isn't available. For example if I am using Chrome OS on my Samsung Chromebook.

I decided to look and see what cloud based editors were available. There are many text editor apps on the Chrome Store, but I wanted something that supported Markdown, which reduced the field considerably.

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Samsung Chromebook.

I have been using a Samsung Netbook for several years. It has served me well, but now several of the keys are starting to stick. Also, the keyboard has always seemed a little cramped. Just before Christmas I decided I would try out a Chromebook. I wanted a light computer with decent screen and a keyboard large enough to type comfortably on. I wasn't convinced that Chrome OS would have everything I needed, but I could install ArchLinux on an SD card and dual boot.

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