As early as next month, ChromeOS will receive a slew of new productivity and video editing tools. The firm will release new Chromebook features, including editing features in the Google Photos app, improved app functionality, and tools to manage and complete tasks “with just a few taps.” Recently, Chromebooks got better integration with Android devices. Continue reading “Chromebooks to get new video editing and productivity apps”
Chrome OS has been updated with a bunch of new features aimed at improving functionality for the user. These include Virtual Desks to help organize your workspace, easier phone call making capabilities, quicker printing and feedback sharing.
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Apart from Pixel 3 flagships, Chromecast 3, Pixel stand, Google might also be launching a new Pixel Slate, Google’s first ever Chrome OS tablet. However, a Chromium commit seems to indicate that Chrome OS may not be the only operating system this Pixel Slate might run. Continue reading “Google’s upcoming Pixel Slate Chrome OS tablet might support Windows 10 dual-booting”
Google today announced that Chrome OS 69 stable is rolling out and this update brings the much-awaited Linux support for supported Chromebooks. It also includes other features such as a refreshed UI for browsing the files app, expanded dictation support for text entry, red-tinted Night Light, some tablet-centric tweaks, and more. Continue reading “Chrome OS 69 with support for Linux apps, refreshed UI for files app, night light and more rolling out”
Google has confirmed at the I/O 2018 that it is bringing some much-needed features like Gboard, app shortcuts to Chrome OS later this year and Android P for Chrome OS will bring support for Picture-in-Picture mode just like Android. These new additions will help developers and Chrome OS users as well. Continue reading “Chrome OS to get Gboard, app shortcuts, Picture-in-picture and more with Android P”
Chrome OS team looks to be working on app shortcuts within the right-click context menus which is a sign of better integration as more and more touch-oriented devices arrive. It is also working on better Bluetooth support. Continue reading “Chrome OS to get better Bluetooth support and Android app shortcuts”
With Chrome OS 64 beta, Google is about to bring in a new desktop-friendly feature that will let you run Android apps in parallel. The feature is found in Chrome OS 64 in the developer menu in Android preferences which on enabling lets Android apps behave like full-fledged desktop apps. Continue reading “Chrome OS 64 beta lets you run Android apps in parallel”
Android 7.1 is currently in testing in Chrome’s Canary channel, according to one reader of Chrome Unboxed. Nougat could be rolling out to a collection of Chromebooks as pictures of a pre-release version of Chrome OS featuring Android 7.1 integration have surfaced. Continue reading “Google is testing Android 7.1 Nougat for Chrome OS with multi-window support”
Lenovo will launch Chrome OS version of Yoga Book next year, according to a latest report from Laptop Mag. Lenovo’s Android and Chrome Computing Business Group president and VP Jeff Meredith confirmed that the company will release the Chrome OS version of Yoga Book in 2017.
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Google had announced at the I/O developer conference that the Google Play Store and Android apps will be coming to Chromebooks starting from mid-June. The company has now started rolling out Play Store to Chrome OS stable channel.
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Google has finally confirmed that Android apps are coming to Chrome OS, as per earlier reports. The company has not officially announced this latest development but a session description on its website confirms the same.
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It looks like Google Chrome OS could soon run all Android apps on Play Store. A Reddit user has recently come across the developer version of the platform with an option to run Android apps on it. Continue reading “Android apps could soon come to Chrome OS”
Samsung has now announced the pricing for its new Chromebook 3 that was introduced during CES last month. Continue reading “Samsung Chromebook 3 with Intel CPU goes on sale for $200”
After last week’s report saying that Google is looking to merge Chrome OS into Android by 2017, the company today confirmed that it has been working on ways to bring together the best of both operating systems, but it also said that there’s no plan to phase out Chrome OS. Continue reading “Google says it has no plans to phase out Chrome OS, Material Design, new media player coming”
Google is looking forward to merge Chrome OS into Android, as per a latest report from the Wall Street Journal. The company is planning to fold its Chrome OS that is used in personal computers into the popular Android mobile OS by 2017.
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