Chrome Beta for Android picked up an update to v66.0.3359.30 today and it arrives with Chrome Duplex, the possible replacement for Chrome Home. Its arrival appears to mean the end for Chrome Home, as the option to switch to Duplex’s predecessor is now gone. Show More Summary
Google is now rolling out Chrome 65 for Android devices through the Play Store. The upgraded browser introduces a handful of new tools. Primarily, users will be able to set language preferences for web content in the settings screen....Show More Summary
Google’s Chromebooks will soon support split screen for Android users. While Google’s Francois Beaufort teased the feature last year, it is now available in ChromeOS Canary. Once enabled via using the chrome://flags/#enable-split-view flag you’ll now be able to snap apps to either the left or the right. Show More Summary
Google has quietly added a new feature to Chrome for Android. From v64 onwards, Chrome for Android has the ability to shorten the URLs you share with your friends. So you can now share a clean link without any of that unnecessary tracking information included. Show More Summary
The feature is available on the Canary Channel for Chrome OS. Regular Chrome OS has three phases: dev, beta, and stable. Canary is an even more developmental stage that most people shouldn't use.
Now that all new Chromebooks run Android apps, let’s turn our gaze to running PC programs. And with a new app called CrossOver for Chrome OS, you can install several Windows software on your Chromebook. It seems a little counter-intuitive to the whole point of using Chromebooks to run Windows programs on it. Show More Summary
Mobile URL links are also converted to their standard (desktop) form when shared.
Links are the lifeblood of the Internet. They point from one site to another and are often used to connect similar resources with each other, for attribution, or research. Links can be […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Show More Summary
Available first in Chrome OS's Canary channel. While Chrome OS may have started out as Google's own desktop operating system, it's rapidly been doubling as the company's new focus for tablets, too. In the latest move towards this, Chrome...Show More Summary
VideoLAN today launched version 3.0 of its media player across all major desktop and mobile platforms: Windows (ARM, x86, x64), macOS, Linux, Android, iOS, Android TV, Apple TV, and Chrome OS. The world’s most used media player that plays everything just got even better. You can download the new version now: Android, iOS, and everything […]
Google Assistant for Chromebooks further blurs the line between Chrome OS and Android.
Once Chrome hit the scene for Android in 2012, it seemed like many of the 3rd-party browser apps we used sorta disappeared. However, over the years, we still have plenty of options beyond Google’s offering for our web browsing needs....Show More Summary
Back in mid-2015, Turing Robotics Industries unveiled its delightfully quirky debut smartphone, an encrypted Android device encased in colorful chrome. Though we cautioned that it could be delayed for a myriad of reasons that often plague...Show More Summary
We reported earlier that Google was planning to implement split-screen mode while in tablet mode for Android apps in ChromeOS, the firm has now added that feature to its PC OS with Chrome OS 64. Chrome OS 64, aside from also fixing the...Show More Summary
OnePlus today begain pushing OxygenOS 5.0.2, which includes Android 8 Oreo, to the OnePlus 5T handset. As expected, the Oreo update contains notification dots, picture-in-picture, and autofill tools in Chrome. This update for the 5T also packs security patches, general bug fixes, and a new design for the Quick Settings screen. Show More Summary
Google announced the availability of Chrome 64 for Android yesterday. The new version features protections against abuse ad experiences according to Google among other improvements. Google notes on the official Chrome Releases […] Ghacks needs you. Show More Summary
Chrome 64 for Android has begun rolling out, and it's supposed to make it harder for annoying pop-up windows and tabs to show up.
Googled push out an update to both Chrome and Chrome Beta on Android last night, an update that includes an ad blocker of sorts. With this latest version of Chrome for Android, Google will do its best to “prevent sites with abusive ad...Show More Summary