Google Stadia will only support Pixel 3 smartphones at launch
by Lewis White
Google Stadia is attempting to be the play anywhere example for cloud gaming, but it won’t be on launch. Instead, on launch, Google Stadia will only support Pixel 3 smartphones. Announced via the new Stadia FAQ, Google annou...
Chromebooks are getting bluetooth battery indicators for accessories
Chromebooks are getting a new feature down the pipeline as Google is working on adding Bluetooth battery indicators for accessories. Bluetooth battery indicators are a feature that currently exist on Android and iOS. They are a w...
Google is testing an AirDrop competitor for Android and Chrome OS
Google is working on a new sharing tool for Android to replace Android Beam, its current deprecated feature. From what we can tell, Fast Share is a tool that lets users share files directly to other nearby devices without internet...
Chrome OS 75 rolls out with kid friendly assistant and third-party cloud storage integration
We reported earlier that Google was working on bringing support for OneDrive and other third-party Android cloud storage apps to Chromebooks, and now the update is here with Chrome OS 75. That’s not all that’s new, Goo...
Google is preparing Chrome OS and Android to work more closely together
One of the things that Apple users love about iPhones and Mac is the working of the two devices together. According to many of them, Continuity is one of the reasons they are still in Apple’s ecosystem. Microsoft is also on ...
Google lays off dozens of employees as it wants to shrink its hardware ambitions
Google admits that its hardware business is not profitable enough to accommodate a large number of employees and therefore has decided to trim the fat. Google told dozens of employees working on its hardware division to find new j...
Google is bringing virtual desktops to Chrome OS
Chrome OS, previously envisioned as a web-first platform presumably didn’t need virtual desktops. With every app a website, a user need only launch a new window to approximate the virtual desktop feature on Windows and macO...
Google tests new feature to make the Chrome OS file manager more desktop like
Google’s Chrome OS has had a basic file manager for years. While Google intended its operating system to be cloud based with minimal offline interaction, Google allowed users a way to manage their downloads in Chrome OS. It ...
Google is working on a fix for the Pixel Slate lag
Google this year released its first flagship Chrome OS tablet, the Pixel Slate. This device was meant to usher in a new period of Chrome OS being used on tablets and highlight the capabilities of Google’s new tablet ecosyste...
Official Chrome OS Windows 10 Dual-boot support nearing completion
We heard in August this year that Google was working on officially supporting dual-boot Windows 10 on Chrome OS laptops. Now the work appears to have entered an advanced stage, with evidence from a number of code commits that Goog...
Chrome OS 71 lands with Android Messages, Android Pie and more
Google rolled out Chrome 71 to desktop users last week, this week it is following it up with Chrome OS 71 for users of Chromebooks. The update comes with many new features, most of them are for the Pixel Slate but are currently be...