Jan 17th 2020 - In an interview with Android Police last week at CES, Google’s Director of Product Management for Chrome OS, Kan Liu indicated that the Chrome team has been working on Steam support. Now before you get too excited, there was no talk of delivery dates, so don’t go looking for Steam support in the next Chrome …
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Jan 17th 2020 - One of the few surprises of CES 2020 for me was the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook, I’ll freely concede it isn’t a groundbreaking new innovation, but it is a step forward for Chromebooks that I didn’t expect out of anyone other than Google. The $999 starting price was the attention grabber for most people as we …
Nov 7th 2019 - The latest version of Chrome OS, version 78, adds picture-in-picture support to its YouTube Android app, as well as improving printer support, and introduces tweaks to the Chrome OS’s settings menus. Early reports tell us that YouTube’s picture-in-picture mode activates whenever the app is minimised or otherwise covered while a video is still playing. Google …
Mar 26th 2018 - Acer and Google have announced the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 which is the first tablet released which is powered by Chrome OS. The tablet will launch in North America next month for $329.
Jan 26th 2018 - A new image has been leaked which shows off an Acer tablet which is being powered by Google’s Chrome OS. However, there has been no mention of a release, let alone specs, regarding this unnamed tablet.
Nov 10th 2017 - Chrome OS devices have a feature called “tablet mode” for devices with touchscreens. Something that people like to do with large-screen tablets is use multiple apps side-by-side.
Oct 10th 2017 - Last week, Google announced the Pixelbook, a premium Chromebook with the Pixel design. It won’t be available for a couple of weeks yet, but Google is getting Chrome OS ready.
May 19th 2017 - During the Android Fireside Chat at Google I/O 2017 Dave Burke, Google VP of engineering for Android, was asked about the Fuchsia project and he provided a great non-answer.
Jan 24th 2017 - Chrome OS isn’t just for laptops anymore. Google’s Rajen Sheth has confirmed his company hopes to see more Chrome OS form factors in the future, including detachables and tablets based on the OS.
Dec 16th 2016 - A Lenovo executive has confirmed the company will be releasing a Chrome OS variant of the Lenovo Yoga Book in 2017.
Dec 12th 2016 - Hiroshi Lockheimer discusses the differences between Android and ChromeOS and why Google doesn’t have plans to merge the two, despite borrowing features from each other.
Sep 26th 2016 - After teasing that we may here about their first efforts with Andromeda on October 4th, evidence shows that Google is already testing the OS on existing devices.
Sep 22nd 2016 - Google Play support on Chrome OS was only available for those willing to put their devices on the developer channel, but if you’re more of a stability type of person then today is your day. Google Play is now seeding out to Chrome OS stable.
Sep 6th 2016 - In Google’s attempt to inject Chrome OS with more Android, they’re getting ready to add some supporting cast features. New commits to the code for Chrome OS is showing signs of support for fingerprint sensors.
May 19th 2016 - Day 2 at Google I/O featured some much awaited news. Users will now be able to enjoy their favorite Android Apps across both Android and Chrome OS.
May 19th 2016 - Google’s play to announce Play Store integration with Chrome OS at I/O was mistakenly revealed in a breakout session description. Since the announcement was never made, the session was updated to focus on adding multi-window, keyboard & trackpad support to Android apps.
Apr 25th 2016 - 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.
Nov 2nd 2015 - Over the weekend, a report from The Wall Street Journal said that Google would fully merge Chrome OS into Android in 2017. Addressing those rumors is Google who now says that Chrome OS is here to stay.
Oct 29th 2015 - You may remember back during Google’s big Nexus event, the all new Pixel C was also introduced. It didn’t make much sense then but the tablet — which by name, many were expecting to run Chrome OS — was actually running Android instead. Now things are starting to make a whole lot more sense. In …
Oct 9th 2014 - Google has just announced a new upgrade for Google Hangouts that folks on Windows and Chrome OS will no doubt get a kick out of. The upgrade brings a few cool new features, particularly for those who don’t fancy having to open a browser to chat with friends and family.