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Google: All Chromebooks launched in 2017 will run Android apps

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.
Computing

AOpen’s Chromebase Mini is a Chrome OS tablet with enterprise appeal

Digital signage specialist Aopen unveiled the Chromebase Mini, a hardy 10.1-inch tablet that runs Chrome OS and can be implemented in a wide variety of customer-facing scenarios.
Mobile

Android 7.1 apps will finally soon be supported on the Chrome OS

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.
Computing

Samsung’s new Chromebooks should make Microsoft and Intel nervous

Samsung's new Chromebook Plus and Pro may signal a new battle with very deep roots. On one side is ARM and Chrome OS -- on the other, Intel and Windows.
Computing

Playing with Android apps on the first laptop built especially for them

Samsung's new Chromebook Pro is designed in partnership with Google to take full advantage of the Google Play Store, and that's not the only trick this premium Chromebook has hidden up its sleeve.
Computing

Chromebook, say cheese! Here’s how to snap pictures on Chrome OS

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.
Computing

Is your Chromebook ill? A simple reset can fix its woes

Are you ready to sell or give away your Chromebook? Then you'll probably want to erase all of your user data so it doesn't accidently fall into the wrong hands. Luckily, Google makes it easy to do so.
Computing

A Chrome OS version of Lenovo's Yoga Book 2-in-1 PC will ship some time in 2017

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.
Computing

Latest Chrome OS update adds a few visual tweaks and squashes bugs

Google has announced a new update to Chrome OS, which will introduce feature enhancements as well as user interface tweaks and bug fixes as it's distributed to users over the next several days.
Computing

Desktop OS showdown: Windows 10 vs. macOS vs. Chrome OS

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.
Computing

Google Play Store support expanded to more Chromebooks on developer build

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.
Computing

Google reaches for the stars with rumored do-it-all laptop running new "Andromeda" OS

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.