Google today announced plans to kill off Chrome apps for Windows, Mac, and Linux in early 2018. Chrome extensions and themes will not be affected, while Chrome apps will continue to live on in Chrome OS. Chrome apps are web applications that run on Google’s browser. There are two types: Hosted apps (first available in […]
How many of you actually use Chrome apps on your computers? Unless it's running Chrome OS, chances are you don't. This is why Google is deciding to retire Chrome apps from Windows, Mac and Linux.
New apps will be available only on Chromebooks by the end of this year, and will stop loading on non-Chrome OS machines in 2018.
Google announced today that it will discontinue Chrome apps on all desktop operating system systems, but keep supporting them on Chrome OS. Google Chrome supports web browser extensions and so-called Chrome apps. Google launched Chrome apps three years ago to deliver experiences the Web could not provide. Show More Summary
Chrome OS will remain supported "for the foreseeable future."
Chrome apps are dying. Google today announced that it’s planning to phase out support for its browser-based Chrome apps for every single OS except – of course – Chrome OS proper. That means no Chrome apps will be available to download...Show More Summary
Fans of Google’s Android and Chrome operating systems will want to keep their eyes on a new project recently mirrored on GitHub called Fuchsia, and despite it appearing on the open source repository source, very little is actually known about the project as of now. Show More Summary
Google is developing a new operating system, codenamed Fuchsia. No one really knows what it’s for yet, and unlike Android and Chrome OS, it’s not based on Linux. Read more...
A small posting led to conjecture that Google apparently is planning a third major operating system (OS) to go alongside Chrome and Android.
Google could be looking toward what comes after Android and Chrome OS.
Google posted code for a new operating system that could run on phones and PCs. The odd part is that the code isn't related to Android or Chrome OS.
Google is working on Fuchsia, a new operating system. Will it complement Chrome OS and Android, or replace it?
Google is working on a new operating system, codenamed "Fuchsia," which may end up replacing Chrome OS, Android, and all of Android's variations for other industries.
Google is rumored to be working on a new operating system secretly called "Fuchsia."
The latest buzz from Google seems to be that the search engine giant is working on a lightweight operating system (OS) called Fuchsia. For those who do not know, the Android OS running on many smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy S7, Google Nexus 6p, and the HTC 10 is made by Google, and so is... Show More Summary
Google has never shied away from building operating systems — just look at Chrome OS and Android. The thing is, they’re both based on Linux and while it’s open-source and incredibly flexible, it might not be up to the task for Google’s future conquests. Enter “Fuchsia”, a new, non-Linux OS the company appears to be developing. More »
Here’s a bit of unexpected Friday news: Google is building a completely new operating system. As in, not just an upgrade to Android or Chrome OS, but instead, a new system that’s not derived from the Linux kernel. It’s called Fuschia. Show More Summary
With a $500 Chromebook, HP gives Chrome OS the middle ground it needed. The post Review: HP Chromebook 13 appeared first on WIRED.
Don't look now, but your web browser is about to become aware of the devices around you. After months of testing, Google has switched on broader experimental support in Chrome and Chrome OS for Web Bluetooth, which lets websites interact with your nearby Bluetooth gear. Show More Summary
Currently, if you want to add a lock screen to your Chromebook, you either have to use your Google password (which should be long ) or pair it with a smartphone. Soon, you may be able to use a PIN instead. Read more...