Google has indicated that all Chromebooks launched in 2017 will run Android apps, along with the extensive list of older machines already slated to receive support, which will greatly enhance the platform's functionality.
Chrome OS has been able to run Android apps for a while now, but its underlying software has lagged a little behind. Thankfully, it seems as though Chrome OS will soon finally be able to run Android 7.1 apps.
ChromeOS has a number of built-in screenshot options and can also be used with Chrome screenshot extensions for added flexibility. You have a lot of options - but how they work isn't immediately obvious.
Lenovo's Jeff Meredith recently confirmed in an interview that the company will release a third Yoga Book in 2017 sporting Google's Chrome OS operating system. Currently, Lenovo offers two models: one with Android and one with Windows 10.
Windows, Apple Macs, and Chromebooks have a lot to differentiate them. If you're on the fence for a purchase, our breakdown of the pros and cons of each will help you make the right decision for your needs.
Acer, Samsung, and Toshiba can now all say that their Chromebooks support Android applications through the Google Play Store, thanks to a new developer build of theChrome OS. We expect this list to grow exponentially in the coming months.
Google may debut a laptop and tablet hybrid in 2017 that runs an operating system that merges Android and Chrome OS. Internally, the OS is codenamed Andromeda. The ultra-thin laptop is rumored to cost $800.