Chromebooks are already growing more popular with each passing quarter, having recently surpassed MacBook sales for the first time ever. These Chrome OS powered machines are already likely far more capable than you think, but their utility is about to increase exponentially. Show More Summary
Following the announcement of Android apps for Chrome OS, Google has given tablet manufacturers a touch choice moving forward, but will Ch
One of the most exciting features coming in Android N is one that doesn't have an iPhone equivalent, and it concerns systems updates. Google adapted one of the features from Chrome OS for Android in order to offer users quick and hassle-free updates. Show More Summary
Google's Chrome OS and Chromebooks have never been an appealing option for me, but the ability to run Android apps on Chrome just might be the thing that gets me on board.
Chromebook sales in the US are on the rise in the US, overtaking Macs for the first time. With the news that Chrome OS will get Google Play and Android app support later this year, Chromebook sales will likely grow even further.
We're coming at you live from Google I/O 2016! It's Google's annual developer conference where we not only learn about upcoming consumer-facing products and services for things like Android and Chrome and VR — developers get to learn...Show More Summary
Chrome OS sits at a strange intersection of technology. It’s an alloy of Web and desktop, which does it little service for power users. The addition of Android apps for Chrome OS will help, and the sleeper hit may be gaming. At a session during I/O, Google execs confirmed you’d be able to run any Android app you liked on Chrome OS — at least someday. Show More Summary
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google's Play Store, home to more than 1 million Android apps, is finally moving beyond the confines of Android. Chrome OS, the operating system that powers Chromebooks, is getting support for the Play Store,Show More Summary
A few thoughts on what Android apps for Chrome OS are going to mean for app design, the transition process and target audiences for apps in future.
Rumors and speculation regarding one major new feature coming to Chrome OS and Chromebooks have been circulating for a bit of time now, and Google has finally made it official. During the second day of Google I/O, the company officially announced that native Android apps are arriving on Chrome OS later this year. [...]
The keynote for Google I/O 2016 was jam-packed with exciting announcements and unexpected reveals, but even with two hours at their disposal, the executives and developers at Google still weren't able to share everything. One huge announcement...Show More Summary
It's been rumored for quite some time, and now the news is finally official: Android apps are coming to Chrome OS!
Google just took a big step to unite its two operating systems, Chrome and Android, and it's great news for users. The company is bringing its mobile OS Android app store, Play, to Chrome OS, the software that runs on its ChromebookShow More Summary
I have been waiting for this day for a very long time. Google’s success with Android and Chrome OS had to eventually find some sort of merging of the two platforms. I am still not convinced that Chrome OS will remain its own operating system, but that’s for a different [...]
Posted by Dylan Reid and Elijah Taylor, Software Engineers, Chrome OS Users love Chromebooks for their speed, security and simplicity. According to IDC 1, in Q1 of this year Chromebook shipments overtook Macs in the U.S. That means, thanks to your support, in the U.S. Show More Summary
A Google IO session scheduled for May 19th seems to have confirmed Android apps and the Google Play Store are coming to Chrome OS, but now it's gone.
It wasn't mentioned during today's keynote, but we're pretty sure you will hear about Google getting Android apps and the Play Store running on Chrome OS tomorrow. Confirmation has come through a (since updated) I/O calendar entry pointed...Show More Summary
Android apps are coming to Chrome OS. First spotted by 9to5Google in the session ‘Bring your Android App to Chrome’ officially discuss the merger of mobile and desktop: Today we announced that we’re adding the best mobile app experiences...Show More Summary
We go on a deep dive into Android's new Chrome OS-inspired partition system.
Android VR, Chrome, self-driving cars, chatbots, and all kinds of other fun stuff. Google is going to tell us what the company has in store for the year—and many years— ahead. It all starts at 1pm ET/10am PT. Read more...