We’ve been talking about if and when Google will combine Android and Chrome OS for ages now, but it seems our wishes may finally come true at the company’s upcoming October 4 hardware event. According to Android Police, Google will be unveiling a new operating system, currently nicknamed ‘Andromeda,’ which combines its two major software platforms. Show More Summary
After teasing that we may here about their first efforts with Andromeda on October 4th, evidence shows that Google is already testing the OS on existing devices.
References in the AOSP code hints that Google has been testing out its Android/Chrome OS hybrid software, known as Andromeda, on its Nexus 9 tablet.
You no longer have to be an early adopter to run Android apps on a Chromebook. Google has released a stable version of Chrome OS that includes Google Play Store access in beta, giving you the opportunity to run mobile apps on top of your usual web access. Show More Summary
Google has released an update for its Chrome OS that enables select Chromebooks to run apps designed for Google Android and access Google Play Store. Right now, only two mobile PCs, one from Acer and another from ASUS, are compatible...Show More Summary
If you're looking for a new desktop PC for your home and your main goal is to find an affordable machine for web browsing, media streaming and some light work, look no further. Google's Chrome OS has become a fantastic option for people seeking out a silky smooth user experience at a fraction of the price of Windows computers. Show More Summary
The day's latest Android news, now with more green battery icons and one fewer music streaming service. Another day, another evolution of the Galaxy Note 7 recall situation. But this is good news this time around — U.S. Note 7s are getting...Show More Summary
The Chrome OS version that packs in the Google Play Store has left beta and is now officially on Chromebooks. The new feature allows you to load up any Android app you want on your Chromebook . Read more...
Google Play support on Chrome OS was only available for those willing to put their devices on the developer channel, but if you're more of a stability type of person then today is your day. Google Play is now seeding out to Chrome OS stable.
Google Play and Android apps moved a step closer to a broader release to more devices today, thanks to a graduation of the Google Play beta experience to Chrome OS stable. Wait, did that make sense? What I’m saying is that Chrome OSShow More Summary
Good things come to those who wait, and nowhere is this truer than for some Chromebook users who’ll start getting access to Google Play after nearly five months of waiting.
At its I/O developer conference in May, Google announced its plans to bring support for Android apps to Chrome OS; it subsequently launched Google Play on the platform’s developer channel for Chromebooks in June. Now, Google Play is rolling out to the stable channel. Show More Summary
As promised, Google has finally brought the Google Play store to Chrome OS. Android apps, Android games, and media content from the store are all now finally available on Chromebooks running the latest stable build. But that still doesn’t mean all Chromebook owners can use it. This continues to be a gradual rollout — even […]
Android apps have arrived on Chrome OS. Right now they can be run on three Chromebook models, a number that will increase during the rest of 2016 and into the start of 2017 (Google has a full list). To save you the wait, we got hold of an Asus Chromebook Flip to show you how the Android experience works on a Chromebook. More »
The API cryptographically confirms the identity of a device and the user trying to access a network service.
If you need to use those productivity programs that Chrome OS just doesn't offer, or you just want to try something new, Linux on your Chromebook has you covered. You've may have seen chatter on the internet about installing Linux on your Chromebook. Show More Summary
Google today announced the availability of Verified Access for Chrome OS devices. The company has used Verified Access internally for years to enhance security of Chrome devices, and it’s now making the feature available for enterprises to leverage themselves. Verified Access ensures a network service (VPN gateway, server, a certificate authority, or a Wi-Fi access […]
There was a point in time where the only operating systems worth considering on a laptop where Microsoft's Windows and Apple's Mac operating system. But those days are now long gone. Google's Chrome OS can handle work and play just as...Show More Summary
Android apps have arrived on Chrome OS . Right now they can be run on three Chromebook models, a number that will increase during the rest of 2016 and into the start of 2017 (Google has a full list). To save you the wait, we got hold of an Asus Chromebook Flip to show you how the Android experience works on a Chromebook. Read more...