Use TeamViewer to empower your Chromebook through remote control.
A Chromebook can be a great alternative to both big, heavy-duty PCs and Laptops, as well as to small screen smart phones.
They often come as very affordable laptop/tablet hybrids and always with a lightweight Linux-based operating system (Chrome OS) and are perfect to work on the go due to their long battery life.
That’s because the machines heavily rely on the deeply integrated Google apps that make use of cloud computing with their only must-have requirement being an internet connection.
Because they’re designed to be that lightweight, the main drawbacks of Chromebooks are their limited processing power and storage.
Standard exemplars come with a 2GB RAM, a Core i3 or similar CPU and 16GB of onboard storage. That’s plenty for the intended uses cases that mainly consist of cloud computing and surfing the internet.
It only gets tricky whenever users want to perform tasks such as multimedia editing that require a lot more processing power and storage than their device offers.
Popular programs like Adobe’s range of editing software aren’t available in the Chrome Web and Google Play stores and these or similar graphic-intense programs would certainly overstrain a standard Chromebook’s capacities.
However, there’s an easy way to avoid these problems and harness the processing power of any other computer at your disposal.
TeamViewer Remote Control with Chromebooks
You can easily use TeamViewer on your Chromebook to remotely control or support computers, laptops, smart phones, …you name it.