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Android and Chrome OS were originally separate projects, but the lines between the two have become very blurred. Here's my personal experience:
I tried out a Surface Go 3, to replace my ageing 7th Gen. Kindle...
Google recently added split-screen snapping to Chrome OS so you could easily put two windows or web apps side-by-side. Unfortunately, it didn't apply to Android apps before, but that functionality has now been added to the Chrome OS Canary channel.
Chrome OS 64 beta allowed you to run Android apps side-by-side just as you can with regular laptop apps. This improvement and more should now be part of the latest stable release, which is up to version number 64.0.3282.134 (Platform version: 10176.65.0).
Another notable addition is a new...
A photo emerged in a now-deleted tweet of what appears to be an Acer tablet running Chrome OS. The photo was snapped by an attendee at the Bett education and technology show in London and shows what would be the first ever Chrome OS tablet. There's a visible Acer logo on the bottom bezel.
ASUS has been making a Chromebox since 2014, and they're announcing a new one at CES 2018. Unfortunately, details are rather limited: we know it'll run an "8th generation Intel Core processor" with an untold amount of DDR4-2400 RAM.
Codeweavers has announced that CrossOver for Android is being put into open beta. CrossOver allows you to run Windows apps on other platforms. The company had been working on an Android port, but ultimately suspended the project due to market circumstances. It has since been revived as a boon...
Chrome OS is getting a few visual tweaks for v61, which has started to roll out to users. Notable changes include a newly designed login screen and a redesigned app launcher. The changes should make it more touch friendly for devices like the upcoming PixelBook.
Once you enable Developer Mode on your Chromebook and manually turn on the -enable-tablet-splitview flag in the Chome OS Shell, a new split-screen feature becomes available. Once this is done, you can press the overlay button to see all your open windows, and drag them to different sides of the...
The latest Canary build of Chrome OS shows a new feature that will eventually make its way into the stable brand of the operating system. This is the typical power setting for what the software should do when it detects the lid of a Chromebook has been closed.
Google announced that they want to help application developers create a better large screen experience for their apps. This will mainly be for Chrome OS, so today the company announced they are beta testing an emulator so developers can test their applications.
Dark Mode settings are getting popular these days and even Google is experimenting with one for Chrome OS. The latest canary build of Chrome OS has this feature baked in, and should be pushed to the stable branch once the bugs are squashed.
Microsoft recently launched their competitor to Chrome OS, and now Google looks to be getting more serious with Chrome OS. The company has just announced they're expanding their partnership with VMware to integrate with VMware Workspace ONE.