Chromebooks and Chrome OS with Google's cloud services platform of apps, like its Docs, Sheets and Drive storage, continue to make inroads in the enterprise and other cost competitive markets like education. As a result, key computing OEMs like HP are continuing to flesh out Chromebook offerings that are more [...]
The just announced HP Chromebook 13 is a new take on the hardware side of Chrome OS — a premium system, with some specs reminiscent of Chrome OS laptops, but with the ultrabook spice seen on the market from Apple and Microsoft. Read More
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Mobile Industry Insider subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Google may be looking to add support for Android apps from the Google Play store on Chrome OS, its laptop...Show More Summary
The future of computing is hybrid. Phones have become tablets. Tablets have become desktop computers with keyboards. Hell, Microsoft even made Windows phones powerful enough to be used as full-fledged PCs. Bottom line: A gadget in 2016 needs to be flexible. That’s why Google bringing every single Android app to Chrome would be such a big deal . Read more...
A discovery in the Chrome OS source code revealed that the operating system may soon benefit from full Google Play Store integration, giving Chromebook users access to over one million Android apps.
There was a time not too long ago that Chromebooks were selling worse than Windows RT devices. Yes, really. Now, Windows RT is dead and Chrome OS devices will soon be able to […]
Windows' reign is slowly but surely coming to an end, and there's no question that Google's Chrome operating system is playing a role. It is absolutely remarkable what kind of value you can get in a Chrome OS machine, and the Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-C4T3 is a perfect example. Show More Summary
Over the weekend, Ars Technica reported that there are some solid signs that the Google Play app store could be coming to Google Chrome OS devices, including the lightweight Chromebook laptops. It's the latest in a long string of reports...Show More Summary
Right now, Chrome OS is technically capable of running some Android apps thanks the “App Runtime for Chrome (ARC)” project that Google implemented. For some Chrome OS users, though, that might not be enough Android app love. Luckily for those folks, it looks like a big change is coming down the [...]
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There's new evidence that Google is preparing a way to allow all of the Android apps in the Google Play Store to run on its Chrome OS as well, and that method may be used to allow those apps to run on Windows as well. ...
Google looks to be expanding Android apps tremendously in Chrome OS sometime soon. Hints of Google Play support for Chrome OS were unintentionally revealed to some users.
Screenshots posted by Reddit users support rumours of closer integration between Android and Chrome OS.
Chrome OS users over on Reddit have spotted a new option in the operating system’s settings screen that appears to enable access to a large section of the Google Play store catalog of apps and games.
Google’s Chrome OS might soon get a serious shot in the arm that will make it a lot more enticing. Users on Reddit recently noticed that the developer version of the platform recently revealed an option to run Android apps on it. Redditor...Show More Summary
Currently, Chromebooks run apps off the Chrome Web Store, as well as select Android apps in an experimental runtime. But according to details in the latest developer build of Chrome OS, compatability for Android’s millions of apps could be coming. Read more...
As Google I/O draws near, it looks like big things are in the works for Chrome OS. Google has been working on getting Android apps on Chrome for a while. We saw the release of the ARC Welder tool in April 2015, helping developers port Android apps to Chrome OS. Show More Summary
Google Play integration clues pop up in the source code and on users' devices.
Recently, it was announced that with the latest update, Chrome 50, the web browser will be shifting to Material Design. However, Google does not seem to be stopping at just the web browser — Chrome OS too is moving towards Material Design,...Show More Summary