For the past year, much of the attention and focus around Chromebooks has been aimed at the addition of the Google Play Store and Android app compatibility. Rightfully so, this addition could eventually lead to Chromebooks with much more flexibility and power than they currently have. In the search for more and more capability and legitimacy, however, I (and probably a lot of others) forgot about some of the core things Chromebooks – and Chrome OS by extension – are simply fantastic at.
I went back and read a post I authored about 10 months ago and a light went off for me concerning the Google Pixelbook. The article? This one about the […]
As time goes on, we continue seeing more and more Chromebooks getting the full Play Store treatment. Has it been a slow road? Sure. And there’s still quite a bit of work to do, for certain.
I love doing fun stuff with the kids; especially if we get to involve a little tech in the mix. So, last night, instead of pulling out an analog board game, we opted to try out a few of the new games on our Google Home with Google Assistant.
This week we talked through Chromebooks becoming uncertified in the Play Store, some insights on the Acer’s new Chromebook 15, the 64 GB Samsung Chromebook Pro showing up at Best Buy, Google coming to CES, and CrossOver finally showing up to the Play Store with the promise of Windows apps on your Chromebook.
With so much changing in and around Chromebooks in the last year, there’s a lot of stuff that feels a bit half-baked still. Tablet mode is one sore spot, but this feature will help a ton!
Slowly but surely, the Material Design language that is present in most parts of Android is starting to become the norm for Chromebooks as well. The main browser, settings, notifications […]
For a long time, Google has maintained a page dedicated to graphically-driven experiments for Chrome. It is a place to see the absolute bleeding-edge stuff developers are trying on Chrome […]
Bugs happen, especially with an OS that sees such frequent updates like Chrome OS. When bugs do inevitably crop up, there are basically two responses: get mad or do something. Let’s do something.