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How to install Android apps on a Chromebook

How to install Android apps on a Chromebook One of Google’s most exciting announcements regarding its Chrome OS platform and Chromebook hardware is thesupport for Android apps.While Chrome OS can run Chrome browser extensions, web apps, and Chrome apps, the addition of the millions of Android apps greatly increases the platform’s value.

Android app abilities, hotter hardware boost Google’s Chrome OS

Android app abilities, hotter hardware boost Google’s Chrome OS It looks like Google’s Chrome operating system is steadily gaining against its better-known Windows and Mac OS competition.DT’s Brad Borque put the latest version of Chrome OS through its paces on the new Samsung Chromebook Pro and came away impressed.

Chrome 58 Canary update adds MacBook Pro Touch Bar support

Chrome 58 Canary update adds MacBook Pro Touch Bar support An upcoming browser update, Chrome 58, looks likely to include support for the MacBook Pro Touch Bar, as a recent Canary release has that functionality included.When Apple debuted the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, many people weren’t convinced it was a worthwhile feature.

Battle of the browsers: Edge vs. Chrome vs. Firefox vs. Opera vs. Vivaldi

Battle of the browsers: Edge vs. Chrome vs. Firefox vs. Opera vs. Vivaldi More: How to block pop-up ads in Google Chrome Bottom line, Chrome is fast, free, and light.You’re probably using Chrome or Firefox Firefox is a comfortable, familiar old standby.

Must-have Chrome extension Breather turns away your most annoying co-workers

Must-have Chrome extension Breather turns away your most annoying co-workers We’ve all been there: Your annoying co-worker from across the hall sends you a treatise of an email and wants to talk about it.It’s called Breather, and it’s a decoy for workplace distractions.

Google is ramping up MacOS protection in Safe Browsing to combat malware

Google is ramping up MacOS protection in Safe Browsing to combat malware Safe Browsing, Google’s in-browser warning system, has announced a number of new updates to help protect against malware in MacOS.According to a blog post on Wednesday, Safe Browsing is turning its attention to two common browser abuses — ad injection and manipulation of Chrome settings.

The 10 best themes available on the Chrome Web Store

The 10 best themes available on the Chrome Web Store More: 25 extensions to super-charge your Chrome browser Sometimes you just want Chrome to show a little personality, however, to look a little different, to ditch the grayscale for something a little more lively.If that’s the case, you’ve probably ventured into the Chrome Web Store at least once or twice.

This Chrome extension lets you blow off coworkers with class

This Chrome extension lets you blow off coworkers with class You sip your coffee, read your emails, finally settle in and start being productive when that coworker rolls up to your desk.You know, the one who either can't tell or doesn't care that you're in the middle of something (and if you don't know who that person is, well, then it's probably you).

Safari-like Reading List feature makes its way to Chrome beta on iOS

Safari-like Reading List feature makes its way to Chrome beta on iOS Why it matters to you Reading List is a useful tool that can help organize, sync, and enable content for offline reading, and is sure to be a welcome addition for Chrome users on iOS.Google’s Chrome browser for iOS is taking a page from Safari — literally.

Chrome 57 catches up with Firefox, now supports WebAssembly

Chrome 57 catches up with Firefox, now supports WebAssembly Firefox 52 was recently released with support for WebAssembly and now Google released Chrome 57 with support for the same.If you want to check out what WebAssembly is capable of accomplishing, then you can fire up Chrome or Firefox and play some games.

Snag this Lenovo 14-Inch IdeaPad N42-20 Chromebook for only $148

Snag this Lenovo 14-Inch IdeaPad N42-20 Chromebook for only $148 Best of all, Chromebooks don’t cost an arm and a leg, with most running hundreds less than your standard PC, such as this Lenovo 14-inch IdeaPad N42-20 Chromebook which is currently discounted to less than $150 on Amazon.More: The Best Chromebook You Can Buy The Lenovo 14-inch IdeaPad N42-20 Chromebook is powered by a 1.

Latest version of Google Chrome makes background tabs less resource hungry

Latest version of Google Chrome makes background tabs less resource hungry The new version brings big changes to the way background tabs operate, which will hopefully help laptop users get the most out of their battery life.Put simply, Chrome will now limit background tabs to an average CPU load of one percent on a single core, according to a report from Ars Technica.

Google Chrome is definitely not judging you and your 100 incognito tabs

Google Chrome is definitely not judging you and your 100 incognito tabs If you reach 100 tabs on the Chrome app, the tab count on the upper right becomes an adorable old school smiley—":)"—on iOS and ":D" on Android.And then, if you do the same using the incognito mode on iOS, you get the same thing—a nice, sweet ":)" But things get spicier on Android.

Neverware helps schools run Chrome OS and Office 365 on low-end machines

Neverware helps schools run Chrome OS and Office 365 on low-end machines Google’s Chrome OS has made some headway in the educational market for a few important reasons.One weakness of Chrome OS, however, is that it doesn’t provide the best integration with Microsoft’s productivity solutions.

Google releases Chrome OS 57 to stable channel, adds features for tablet mode

Google releases Chrome OS 57 to stable channel, adds features for tablet mode Where Chrome OS hasn’t been as strong is on 2-in-1 devices, due in part to the fact that the Linux-based OS isn’t highly optimized for such systems.That’s slowly changing, however, and the latest stable version, Chrome OS 57, introduces a couple of features that will make the growing number of touchscreen devices more attractive.