Articles Filed Under Android

Developers Can Now Bring Their Android Apps to Chrome OS

Any Android developers are now able to bring their their Android apps to Chrome OS, as Google expands the 'ARC' plugin project with documentation and tools.

31 March 2015
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Educational Games Among 4 New Android Apps for Chromebooks

Four new Android apps are now available on the Chrome Web Store for use on Chromebooks and other Chrome devices.

23 March 2015

Chrome for Android Adds Pull to Refresh, Beta Gains Background Notifications

Google Chrome for Android has been updated, adding a handy new 'pull to refresh' action and gaining a fresh batch of always welcome bug fixes and security improvements.

12 March 2015
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Google Chrome Will Stop Supporting Android 4.0 From April

Chrome for Android is to stop supporting Android 4.0 'Ice Cream Sandwich' from April and the release of Chrome 42, Google has announced.

3 March 2015

8 Android Apps That Might Be Coming to Chromebooks Soon

Yik Yak and Facebook Messenger are among eight Android Apps that recent developer comments suggest might be coming to Chrome in the very near future.

30 January 2015

How To Set Up Smart Lock On a Chromebook

Yesterday's stable channel update to Chrome OS bought with it Smart Lock — a feature that lets you unlock your device simply by having your Android smartphone close by.

29 January 2015
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Chrome for Android Gains ‘Pull To Refresh’, UI Tweaks In Latest Beta

A new version of Google Chrome Beta for Android is now live on the Play Store, bumping the browser to version 41.0.2272.34. It’s an incremental update that adds one notable new feature (see below), a refreshed ‘material design’ settings […]

29 January 2015

Chrome for Android Hits 40, Adds More Material Design Touches

A new stable release of Google Chrome for Android is now rolling out through the Play Store.

22 January 2015

These Are The Most Popular Android Apps for Chromebooks

In the four months since the first set of Android apps were added to the Chrome Web Store a further fourteen have appeared — but which apps are proving most popular with Chrome OS users?

18 January 2015
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Chrome for Android Beta Adds More Material Touches, Enhanced Bookmarks

A new version of Google Chrome Beta for Android is rolling out on the Play Store, and for those running Lollipop there are some sweet changes to see.

4 December 2014
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Firefox for Android Can Now Mirror Tabs Over Chromecast

Having spent a few weeks ironing out the kinks, Mozilla today brings 'Tab Mirroring' via Chromecast to all users of Firefox for Android.

2 December 2014

4 Useful Features of Chrome OS That Android Should Totally Steal

We often hear people talk about Android features they'd like to see come to Chrome OS — but what about the other way around?

28 November 2014