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News, tips, and other articles related to Google’s Chrome OS, the lean Linux-based operating system uses on Chromebooks, Chromeboxes, and more.

Chrome’s Wallpaper App Gets An Awesome New icon

We'll keep this one brief: the wallpaper picker app in Chrome OS will shortly gain a new Material Design icon.

25 February 2015
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Cloud Backup Enabled In Latest Chrome OS Dev

Remember we told you about a new cloud backup feature winging its way to Chrome OS? Well, if you're running the latest developer channel release the feature is available to try.

19 February 2015

Chrome OS App Launcher Icon Changed to Search Motif

The Chrome OS App Launcher icon is to be replaced with a plain white magnifying glass icon, a recent Chromium code commit reveals.

19 February 2015

Chrome OS Dev Debuts Material Design File Manager

A new look file manager is among the changes greeting users of the Chrome OS developer channel, as Google pushes out a new release.

12 February 2015

6 New Android Apps Available for Chrome OS, Including Tapatalk

Google has announced that it's added another six Android apps to the Chrome Web Store.

7 February 2015

ARM Chromebooks Can Now Upload Music to Google Play

If you're an owner of an ARM-based Chromebook you'll be pleased to hear you can finally upload music to Google Play from your Chromebook.

3 February 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

Chrome OS Beta 41 Supports Audio Headsets

Chrome OS 41 has hit the beta channel with some minor visual changes and a bevy of behind the scenes tweaks.

29 January 2015