When Jack Wallen’s Chromebook Pixel fell out of support, he wanted to keep that machine working. See what he did to eke out a bit more time from the equipment.
Image: Jack Wallen
Recently, my Chromebook Pixel 2015 found itself no longer supported. I really loved that Chromebook. The two of us wrote several novels together and the keyboard/screen was unmatched. To this day I’ve yet to experience a better keyboard/trackpad combo. But, as they say, all things must end. So, when I received the notification that my Chromebook Pixel would no longer be receiving updates, I felt a tinge of sadness. Sure, I had a Pixelbook as a backup device, but it just wasn’t the same. It had a nice keyboard, but it was nowhere near that of the Pixel. And the screen? There was zero comparison.
I had a choice: Continue using the Pixel, even though it…