You can reinstall a fresh version of the operating system on your Chromebook with an easy-to-use tool and a USB stick or SD card. If you see the "Chrome OS is missing or damaged" error when you start up your Chromebook, you'll need to reinstall the operating system. Show More Summary
With the entirety of the Google Play Store for tablets on its way to Chrome OS, the operating system is getting a much-needed Storage Manager.
In case you haven't heard, Android apps are coming to Chrome OS. In fact, they have already begun to arrive. Getting access to more than a million Android apps is a total game-charger for the Chrome operating system, and you're running out of excuses for continuing to use Windows or Mac. Show More Summary
We're in the very early days of Android apps working on Chrome OS. Here's what you need to know. Depending on who you ask, the ability for Android applications to run on a Chromebook is either a huge deal, or a monumental mistake. Reality usually isn't quite so binary. Show More Summary
You don't have to use a mouse while you're running Android apps on your Chromebook, but it can make the experience better. One of the questions that was asked at the Chromebook session that introduced Android apps for Chrome OS was "Do...Show More Summary
Google just made the entire library of Android apps available to Chromebook owners—but for now, just the Chromebook Flip. After trying a few, my Flip is now one of my most useful devices. There are still some rough edges, but in the near future, you’ll have a much more reason to buy a Chromebook. Read more...
How can we find out if our Chrome OS devices are compatible with the Google Play Store? Thankfully, it didn't take long for Google to create a list of supported Chromebooks.
As we noted this morning, Chrome OS 53 is rolling out to Chromebooks, bringing with it Google Play and Android apps. Three devices are scheduled to receive that access this month and the ASUS Chromebook Flip just so happens to be the first to go live. Since we have one in house, it’s only fitting […] Video: First Look at Android Apps on Chromebooks is a post from: Droid Life
Feel like testing the Android waters on your Chromebook? Here's how.
At Google I/O last month, Google announced plans to bring Android apps to select Chromebooks via the Google Play Store. Most consumers won't be able to get Android apps in Chrome OS until this fall, but anyone running the Developer channel version of Chrome OS can test it out starting Friday. Show More Summary
Chrome OS: About a month ago, Google announced that the Play Store would be coming to Chrome OS , bringing over a million Android apps with it. Today, the rollout begins. If you have a Chromebook Flip (one of our favorite Chromebooks ), you can switch to the developer channel and try it out now. Read more...
Back at Google I/O, as Google was announcing to press that Android apps and Google Play were soon coming to Chromebooks, they told us to expect the first dev builds of Chrome OS with support for the new feature during the month of June. Show More Summary
As promised, Google has begun rolling out support for Android apps to Chrome OS devices, starting with the Asus Chromebook Flip (developer channel).
If you haven't heard, Google announced at Google I/O that they would be bringing Google Play to Chrome OS, which means you can use all of the Android apps available on your notebook. While we're still waiting for that functionality in widespread form, at least one device has the honor of being able to enjoy it today.
Ladies and gentlemen, remember this date: June 17th, 2016. Why? Because on that day, the game officially changed. Google's Chrome OS powers a fleet of laptop and desktop computers that offer users a fantastic alternative to Windows machines. Show More Summary
The ASUS Chromebook Flip has picked up developer channel 53, bringing the Play Store to the device. Google said as much a month ago when it stated that Android apps would be coming to Chrome OS, and with the update now live for the Chromebook...Show More Summary
Google recently announced that we'll soon see all Android apps work inside Chrome OS, but Jide, one of the pioneers in making Android apps work well in the PC environment, continues to improve its Remix OS and announce new devices and partners.
Remember when Chrome was the fastest browser around? I certainly don't, because I deleted it 18 months ago, when it ate all my RAM and crashed OS X for the 17,000th time. It's a shame, because Chrome also has the best extensions and Google integrations. Google knows about its browser's shortcomings, and it looks like a major fix is in the works. Show More Summary
How Android apps will run on your Chromebook is just as important as the fact it's happening in the first place. For many, the announcement of Android apps running on Chromebooks — and other Chrome OS powered devices like Chromebases and Chromeboxes — was a highlight from Google I/O 2016. Show More Summary
At Google I/O 2016, it was announced that the Google Play Store would be making its way to Chromebooks and Chrome OS later this year. If you want to know more information and see the announcement yourself, Google has published the full session video on YouTube.