Articles Tagged Chrome OS

New Video App & Download Notifications Arrive in Chrome OS Update

A material design video player and new download notifications are among the changes arriving with the latest update to Google's Chrome OS.

27 January 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 OS Adds USB File Transfer Support for Android Devices

You can now transfer files from your Android phone or tablet to your Chromebook through USB, thanks to MTP support in the latest stable Chrome OS release.

7 October 2014

Google, Intel To Hold Joint ‘Chrome OS’ Press Event Next Week

Google and Intel are to hold a press event next week to highlight their latest collaboration involving Chrome OS — but precisely what remains unknown.

1 May 2014

‘No Plans’ For Chrome OS Android Merger, Chromecast Passes One Million Sales Mark

There are no immediate plans to merge Chrome OS with Android Google's Sundar Pichai has, once again, confirmed.

10 March 2014

9 New Features Coming to Chrome OS — From Trackpad Gestures to Multi-Profile Sessions

Chrome OS auto-updates make it hard to discover new features as they arrive. We've highlighted a few being tested on the Beta and Dev channels that you can look forward to in the coming months.

3 March 2014

Chrome OS 33 Hits Stable Channel, Adds New ‘First Run’ Tour, Contact Search

Google Chrome OS 33 has been released with a handful of new features, fixes and security updates.

24 February 2014

Launcher Bookmarks Support Heading to Chrome OS

It's been a long time coming but Chrome OS is to finally gain support for adding bookmarks to the application shelf and launcher.

21 January 2014
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Application Overview Mode Arrives in Latest Chrome OS Stable Update

Overview mode has been enabled by default in the latest update to the stable channel of Chrome OS.

15 January 2014
An Introduction to Tor on Chrome OS

An Introduction to Tor on Chrome OS

Want to use Tor on your Chromebook? In this post I show you how to set up a basic Tor connection using a couple of Android apps and some creative know-how.

9 October 2013

App Shelf Changes, Window Expose Arrive in Latest Chrome OS Dev Update

The latest update to the Google Chrome OS dev channel has brought with it several new features. Amongst them are the ‘new look’ app Shelf. The ‘App Launcher’ button has been moved from the right-hand […]

13 September 2013

Chrome OS 29 adds Immersive Browsing and Wallpaper Syncing

Google has released a new version of their operating system for Chrome devices. Version 29 brings major UI improvements such as Immersive browsing, improvements to App Launcher and wallpaper syncing.

22 August 2013