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Google is testing a new VRR display feature in Chrome OS

March 22nd, 2022

Google could be bringing variable refresh rate, or VRR, to its Chrome OS operating system, new reports say. About Chromebooks was the first to pick up on the change, which was recently added to the operating system’s dev channel. Making VRR in Chrome OS a staple feature could help Google’s OS keep up with more …

Google Fuchsia OS

Google might have quietly teased the OS that will replace Android

February 19th, 2021

A newly discovered welcome screen design for Chrome OS contains clues that Google is looking toward a future where the same OS could work on multiple types of devices. Google is developing a unified operating system to replace and unify Android and Chrome called Fuchsia. The new welcome screen message would certainly fit with Fuchsia, …

Google Pixel Slate

Meet Pixel Slate, Google’s first Chrome OS tablet

September 27th, 2018

In less than a week, Google will unveil a bunch of new products, including the Pixel 3 phones and plenty of Home-branded devices. Recent leaks also say that Google will launch at least one Pixelbook successor, a Chrome OS device with a detachable screen that would also work as a tablet. A new leak now tells …

Chrome OS Tablet

Chrome OS is coming to tablets, leaked Acer device suggests

January 26th, 2018

If you’ve been looking forward to someone making a Chrome OS tablet, then you should know your weird prayers have been answered. Such a device apparently exist, as seen in a picture that was posted briefly online before disappearing. But we have no idea when Acer will launch it. Yes, we do know that Acer …

Google Andromeda Fuchsia Android

Google’s future plans for Android might be truly exciting

February 16th, 2017

Imagine an Android operating system of the future that would work seamlessly across devices, offering similar experiences across screens and realities. Imagine an Android operating system that would receive regular updates just like the iPhone does. Google might be working on something like that. Only it’s not going to be Android. Android will be a …

Android And Chrome OS Merging

Sorry folks, Google has no plans to merge Chrome OS with Android

December 13th, 2016

Over the past few months, we’ve seen a number of reports suggesting that Google has been dutifully working on a plan to merge its Chrome OS with Android. This particular rumor first began to pick up steam following a Wall Street Journal report from a year-ago which claimed that Google was working on ways to …

Chrome OS Free Space

Chrome OS is slowly turning into a real operating system

June 26th, 2016

Chome OS has always been a thing I think of for people’s grandparents, or young students looking for their Fischer-Price My First Computer. But with Chromebook sales outstripping Macbooks, and Google adding serious new features at speed, it’s probably time to start taking Chrome OS seriously. Google has added a storage manager to the latest developer …

Chromebook Android App Support

A list of every single Chromebook that’ll support Android apps this fall

May 27th, 2016

Chromebooks are already growing more popular with each passing quarter, having recently surpassed MacBook sales for the first time ever. These Chrome OS powered machines are already likely far more capable than you think, but their utility is about to increase exponentially. Beginning this fall Google’s Chrome platform will add support for Android apps, instantly giving …