Articles Tagged android

Chrome Now Lets You Install Browser Extensions from Your Android Phone

Google has added a new feature to the Chrome Web Store: the ability to install extensions on the desktop Chrome browser using an Android device.

8 September 2016

Google Play Store Arrives on the ASUS Chromebook Flip

Access to the Google Play Store, and a world of Android Apps, has begun rolling out to the ASUS Chromebook Flip.

17 June 2016

The Google Play Store Is Coming to Chromebooks

You'll soon be able to use the Google Play Store on a Chromebook, according to recent code additions to Chrome OS that let you enable the feature.

25 April 2016
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Chrome OS Will Be Merged Into Android

Google has spent the past two years merging Chrome OS and Android and will have a unified OS in 2017.

29 October 2015

Chrome for Android Is Now ‘Almost Entirely Open Source’

Chrome for Android is now largely open source after a drop of more than 100,000 lines of code, including the browser's UI, lands in the Chromium repo.

22 May 2015

Chrome for Android Dev Channel (Finally) Arrives

Google has launched a new dev channel version of Chrome for Android, letting mobile users test Chrome's bleeding edge changes for the first time.

30 April 2015

Android Development on Chromebooks Could Soon Be Easier

Android development on Chromebooks could soon be easier, as Google looks to make two key features of the Android SDK available on Chrome OS images by default.

23 January 2015

VP of Android Engineering Now Heading Chrome OS Team

Vice president of engineering for Android Hiroshi Lockheimer is now heading up the engineering team for Chrome OS.

17 October 2014

3 More Android Apps Now Available for Chrome OS, Including Podcast Addict

Another three Android apps are now available on Chrome OS officially: e-mail client CloudMagic, football news hub Onefootball and podcast tool Podcast Addict.

8 October 2014

Toshiba Chromebook 2 Webpage Talks Up “Android Synergy”

The US product page for the Toshiba Chromebook 2 references Android apps not yet available on Chrome OS — but is it an unsubtle leak or a misunderstanding?

8 October 2014

Don’t Expect Android and Chrome to Merge Soon, Says Google Exec

Google's Sundar Pichai has said that there are no plans to 'force convergence' between its two operating systems, instead letting it happen organically.

2 October 2014
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Twerk is a Desktop App That Converts Android Apps for Use in Chrome

Twerk is a desktop Chrome App that converts any Android .apk file into a Chrome compatible extension that can then be used with the ARChon plugin.

1 October 2014