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Google is bringing Android apps and the Google Play store to Chrome OS

May 19th, 2016

The keynote for Google I/O 2016 was jam-packed with exciting announcements and unexpected reveals, but even with two hours at their disposal, the executives and developers at Google still weren’t able to share everything. One huge announcement that didn’t make the cut: Google Play and Android apps are coming to Chrome OS later this year.

Chrome OS Vs Windows

Is this how Microsoft Windows finally dies?

April 25th, 2016

It’s not easy to imagine a world without the Windows operating system. Even in spite of Microsoft’s Windows 8 debacle, the company’s computing platform is still the most widely used desktop operating system by a wide margin. Of course, a decade ago it was equally difficult to envision a world without the Symbian platform, and now there are …

Google Chrome OS Is Dead

RIP, Chrome OS

October 29th, 2015

It was nice not really knowing you, Chrome OS. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is planning to effectively kill off Chrome OS and fold its best components into Android by 2017. Chrome OS, for those who don’t know, is the operating system that is used to run Google’s Chromebook line of laptops that are …

Google Android Chrome OS Merge

Google appears to be taking steps to merge Android and Chrome

October 27th, 2014

We live in an age where cohesion between mobile and desktop operating systems is becoming increasingly common. Continuity on Yosemite has brought iOS and OS X closer together than ever before, and within the next few years, Windows Phone will be all but indistinguishable from Windows 10. Speaking with CNET, Google’s Android heads continued to downplay …

LG Trademarks Chrome OS Devices

LG may inch away from Android with upcoming Chrome OS devices

October 21st, 2013

It is beginning to look like LG might reveal a set of its own Chrome OS devices in the near future. On Monday, TMWatch discovered three trademarks filed by LG earlier this month, each of which carries a Chrome-related moniker: “ChromeOne,” “ChromeDesk” and “ChromeStation.” Chrome OS LG devices were hinted at last year when LG signed …

AMD Android Chrome OS Support

AMD hedges Windows bet by developing Android, Chrome chips

June 6th, 2013

AMD plans to expand its line of processors to support both Android and Chrome OS. AMD senior vice president and general manager of global business units Lisa Su confirmed in an interview with PC World that the company plans to design chips based on both x86 and ARM architecture. The executive noted that while AMD …

New Chromebook Models

2013 is shaping up to be the year of the Chromebook

April 29th, 2013

A handful of companies are said to be preparing new Chromebook models that will launch later this year. According to a report from Digitimes, both Acer and ASUS are optimistic about the long-term prospects of Google’s Chromebooks and are working on low-priced computers that will debut in the second half of 2013. Acer is reportedly …