Back when Google began spinning down support for Chrome Apps across most platforms, many thought the Chrome Web Store was about to begin the slow wind-down to obsolescence. I was in that company. I won’t lie. I simply thought Google was doing what Google so often does and were walking away from yet another marginally […]
There are multiple different channels that apps find themselves making their way onto your Chrome OS device. At one time it was via the Chrome Web Store. In that store, you can find dedicated Chrome OS apps alongside Extensions that expand the usability of Chrome. Now that Android has come on the scene, this section of the site will expand incredibly.
We’re anticipating some major upgrades when Chrome OS 70 hits sometime in early October but in the meantime, the Chrome team over at Google is giving desktop and mobile users a reason to join in on the browser’s 10th birthday. Saturday was the official anniversary of Chrome’s initial Beta launch on September 2nd, 2008 and […]
This particular feature of Chrome OS has likely been around for quite some time. To be honest, I’m not sure how long users have had access to this option, but I’ve simply not known it was possible and I can’t believe I’ve not been using it this whole time! Just the other day I was […]
Just yesterday Gabriel posted an article about 3 Chromebook devices being developed with AMD chipsets and how that entire segment of devices is progressing. The conversation around these upcoming AMD-powered devices always devolves into a pretty predictable question: what good is more GPU support on a Chromebook? As it turns out, the stars are aligning […]
Just a few days ago, we published an article and video highlighting the big, bold changes that are coming to Chrome OS in version 70. With the Developer Channel update, we’ve received what could be seen as the biggest single update in terms of feature set that Chrome OS has ever seen.
Reports started flying around the internet in the past couple days about Google seemingly confirming a whole group of Chromebooks that will not get Lixux apps. While these reports are mostly accurate, there are a few factors that must be considered when we look at the list of devices being left out of the Linux […]
If you didn’t already know, Android Messages is available on just about any device running Chrome, not just Chromebooks. The overall usability has been pretty great for me and I’d assume many of you out there are taking advantage of Android Messages on the web. For Chromebook users, the ability to set this to simply […]
So, you’ve got a Chromebook and you’re ready to give Linux Apps a try. Maybe you’re new to the world of Linux or perhaps you’d like to have the ability to install Linux Apps without using command line prompts in the terminal. Perhaps, like us, you like to do things just because you can. Whatever […]
A recent update to the Beta Channel of Chrome OS has brought with it a very exciting surprise. The “Crostini Project,” a.k.a. Linux Apps on Chrome OS has been floating around the Developer Channel for some time and can be found on various devices such as the Pixelbook, Kaby Lake Chromeboxes and even Apollo Lake […]
Times they are a-changin’ and the lines between browsers, apps and even operating systems continue to get fuzzier by the day. Progressive Web Apps very well may be the figurehead for this new generation of app delivery and Google is going all in with the cutting-edge platform. Just last month, Android Messages came to the […]
The addition of Linux apps to Chrome OS via the Crostini Project seems to be expanding at an exponential rate lately. Google has been content not sharing any insight into the project apart from the advantages it brings to developers but the latest update points at a larger target than just techies developing software. According […]
A recent update to the experimental Canary Channel of Chrome OS brought about the ability to install Debian packages with a simple double-click. The only prerequisite being you are on a Chromebook or Chromebox that has support for the Crostini Project.