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You Can Now Run Android Apps On Chromebooks

You Can Now Run Android Apps On Chromebooks

By Chris Crum September 11, 2014

Google has been hinting at merging Chrome OS and Android into one operating system in one way or another for years. It’s also suggested that it won’t do that. While the operating systems are hardly one now, Google has indeed …

Google Tightens Security On Chrome For Windows Google Tightens Security On Chrome For Windows

Google announced back in November that it would start requiring all Chrome extensions to be hosted in the Chrome Web Store for its Windows stable and beta channels (starting in January). Google announced today that it is now enforcing this. …

'Ok, Google' Now Available For All U.S. Chrome Users 'Ok, Google' Now Available For All U.S. Chrome Users

Chrome users can now search Google by saying, “Ok, Google” from their desktop browser from the Google homepage or the new tab page. Make sure you have the latest update of the browser, and go to google.com to turn it …

Shareaholic Browser Report: Safari Is On The Rise Shareaholic Browser Report: Safari Is On The Rise

Shareaholic has released its latest Browser Share Report, which indicates that Safari is creeping up in market share. The data comes from 250 million web users visiting over 200,000 publishers in Shareaholic’s network. Here’s how it shook out over the …

Microsoft Office 365 Personal Launches Today

In another bold move to increase its market-share and win back its customer base, Microsoft has released a new installment of its most famous Office product. Prior to today, Microsoft had limited its Office products to two categories – a …

A Discussion About Chromebook Developer Mode A Discussion About Chromebook Developer Mode

Google has released a new video about Chromebook Developer Mode. It’s part of the Google Developers Live series, and features Google Chromium evangelist Francois Beaufort talking about Developer Mode for Chrome OS, which is different than for Chrome itself. Image …

Chrome Web Store Gets New Monetization Options Chrome Web Store Gets New Monetization Options

Since its inception, the Chrome Web Store has been a great place for developers to market and sell Chrome apps. The options available to developers were always a little slim though. Starting today, Google is fixing that. Google announced today …

Google Voice Search Built Into Chrome Beta Google Voice Search Built Into Chrome Beta

At Google I/O last year, Google showed off conversational search on the desktop, including the now famous “OK Google” command. In November, this functionality became available via a Chrome extension. Now, the functionality is coming directly to Chrome. Google announced …

Pinterest Makes It Super Easy to Pin Pinterest Makes It Super Easy to Pin

Pinterest has just updated the Pin It Button for Google Chrome, and it will no doubt make it easier for the Pinterest-obsessed to build their boards. Now, when you hover over an image in Chrome, you’ll automatically see a “Pin …

Chrome OS Enteprise Gets Four Years Of Support Chrome OS Enteprise Gets Four Years Of Support

Did your company make the switch to Chrome OS devices in the last few years? You may have made the switch thinking that Google wouldn’t pull the rug out from under you like Microsoft does when it ends support for …

Get More Out Of Netflix With These Chrome Extensions Get More Out Of Netflix With These Chrome Extensions
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Netflix may have 44 million subscribers, and add content frequently, but it really doesn’t add new features all that often, which can make the interface a little boring. Luckily, other developers have built all kinds of tools to help users …

Google Now Notifications Come To Chrome (Beta) Google Now Notifications Come To Chrome (Beta)

Google announced that it has launched Google Now notifications in Chrome beta. If you’re on the beta channel, you’ll be getting notifications via the notification center on Mac, Windows or Chromebook. You’ll need to sign into Chrome with the Google …

Chromecast SDK Is Finally Out Of Beta Chromecast SDK Is Finally Out Of Beta

Last July, Google invaded the living room in a big way with Chromecast – a little HDMI dongle that streamed content to your television from an Android device. It was and still is a big hit thanks to its affordable …

Are Chromebooks The Machines Businesses Want? Are Chromebooks The Machines Businesses Want?
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Are Chromebooks the right choice of computer for businesses? Google certainly thinks so. The company’s rivals (namely Microsoft) obviously disagree. Either way, recent data indicates that the light, low-cost machines are gaining significant ground in the B2B space, not to …

Google From The Desktop By Saying, 'Ok Google' Google From The Desktop By Saying, 'Ok Google'
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Earlier this year, Google showed off its new conversational search capabilities for the desktop, including the ability to perform a search by simply saying, “Ok Google,” and then your search phrase. In May, Google released conversational search for Chrome, but …

Google’s New Chrome Experiment is ‘Hobbit’-Branded Google’s New Chrome Experiment is ‘Hobbit’-Branded
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Throughout the past two years, Google has been releasing its “Chrome Experiments” showcasing what its web browser and HTML 5 are capable of. Past experiments have included a variety of topics and games, including star charts, skee ball, and multiplayer …

Chrome Now Makes It Easy To Find The Noisy Tab Chrome Now Makes It Easy To Find The Noisy Tab

Have you ever drove yourself nuts clicking through all of your open tabs trying to find where that sound, music or audio was coming from? With that in mind, Chrome has just released an updated Chrome Beta that visually shows …