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How to manage downloads in Chrome for Android

When you check out the Chrome browser on Android, you may notice that it offers no option to manage downloads. The download listing that is part of the desktop version of Chrome is missing, and the internal URL chrome://downloads does not working either. Show More Summary

Amazon sale drops our favorite convertible Chromebook to $254

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

The Chrome dev channel can be unstable, and it might not be your thing

The Chrome Dev channel is marked experimental and unstable for a reason — it's experimental and it might become unstable. I really like my Chromebook, and seeing Android apps come to the Chromebook Flip is really cool. There are still some gaps in the functionality of Chrome OS that might be fixed by adding a million or so Android apps into the mix. Show More Summary

This is what it's like (so far) to use Android apps on a Chromebook

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

Do you need a mouse to use Android apps on your Chromebook?

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

Android Apps for Chrome OS Are Here, and They're the Future of Both Platforms

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...

Which Chromebooks support Android apps?

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.

How to install and uninstall Android apps on your Chromebook

Android apps install on your Chromebook just like they do on your phone, and they can be uninstalled just like any other Chrome app. It's time for a little tip using your Chromebook when it comes to adding and removing Android apps. While you install them the "normal" Android way, uninstalling them is a little different than you might be used to. Show More Summary

Google Data Saver for Firefox

Google DataSaver Proxy is a Firefox add-on that brings Google's popular data compression technology to the Mozilla browser. Google launched a data compression proxy for Chrome on Android in 2013, and has since then brought the technology as a browser extension to desktop versions of the Google Chrome web browser as well. Show More Summary

How to switch your Chromebook to the developer channel

Changing channels on your Chromebook is easy — you just have to know where the button is. The M53 dev channel update for the ASUS Chromebook Flip has arrived, and with it, we can have our first look at Android app support for Chromebooks. Show More Summary

Chrome OS 53 Starts Rolling Out, Brings Google Play and Android Apps With It

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

Support for Android apps is rolling out to Chromebook Flip

As promised, Google has begun rolling out support for Android apps to Chrome OS devices, starting with the Asus Chromebook Flip (developer channel).

ASUS Chromebook Flip is the first Chrome device to get Android apps

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.

Chrome OS developer channel 53 brings the Play Store to the ASUS Chromebook Flip

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

The future of Chromebooks: Security is still a priority

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

Here's why Chromebooks are going to be so awesome

Chromebooks are about to get a major upgrade. Later this year, Chromebooks will be able to run Android apps, which means they'll be fully-capable computers for the first time. That means no more doing everything in the Chrome browser. Show More Summary

Google shows how Android apps will run on your Chromebook

Google was quick to tout Chrome OS' upcoming support for Android apps during its I/O 2016 keynote, but how does it actually work in practice? You won't have to travel to Mountain View to find out: the search firm has posted the video of a developer presentation that shows how the Play Store and Android apps will run on your Chromebook. Show More Summary

Android apps on your Chromebook: Here's the video you've been waiting for

One of the most popular sessions from Google I/O 2016 was also one of the most limited when it came to seats. We're talking about the announcement of Android apps on Chrome OS. It also wasn't available online — until today. The video...Show More Summary

Android apps on Chrome OS are the antithesis of the Apple platform experience

Michael Gartenberg has covered the personal technology beat for more than two decades at places like Gartner, Jupiter Research and Altimeter Group. Most recently, he spent a few years at Apple as Sr. Director of Worldwide Product Marketing. / /-->/ /-->/ The...Show More Summary

A list of every single Chromebook that’ll support Android apps this fall

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

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