Could future Chromebooks with native Android and Linux apps run on Google’s Fuchsia OS?

Up until now, I didn’t see Fuchsia having much future impact to Chromebooks. A new design document for something called Starnix would bring support for Android and Linux apps to Fuchsia in a translation method similar to Apple’s Rosetta 2.

Google Photos may be coming to the Chrome OS Files app on Chromebooks, but there’s a catch

After decoupling Google Photos and Google Drive, Chromebook users have been left in the lurch: How to view Photos in the Chrome OS Files app? Code suggests Google is working on this but you’ll need Photos for Android installed.

Mobile apps: iOS on Apple’s M1 MacBooks face the same challenges as Android on Chromebooks

Although there are some benefits that Apple iOS and iPad OS developers have compared to Android developers, by and large, using mobile apps on the Mac doesn’t seem that much better than using mobile apps on a Chromebook.

Chrome OS 87 Dev Channel brings working LaCrOS and Nearby Share to Chromebooks

Ready to try LaCrOS and Nearby Share on your Chromebook? You can do that with the Dev Channel of Chrome OS 87 now. Here’s how and what they look like to use.

Here’s what Phone Hub for Chromebooks looks like in Chrome OS 87

The upcoming Phone Hub feature for Chromebooks is moving forward and you can see what it will offer, so far, in this early look video. My hope is that additional Android phone features are integrated but it’s too soon to say.

Google’s Phone Hub for Chromebooks has me considering a Microsoft Surface Duo

Microsoft’s Surface Duo and the Your Phone app integrates Android and Windows. Could Google’s Phone Hub for Chromebooks do the same? If so, count me in for a Surface Duo.

Chrome OS may sync Wi-Fi configurations between your Chromebook and Android phone

Setting up and signing in to your Wi-Fi network on a new Chromebook or Android phone may become a thing of the past. Chrome OS code commits show work on a feature that would sync your wireless network configuration between the two devices.

With Android, Linux, and now Windows 10 support, have Chromebooks lost their simplicity?

Back in 2009, Chrome OS was shown off as a modern OS with simplicity. Since then Android, Linux, and soon, Windows 10, are part of the experience. Some say the simplicity is gone. Here’s why I disagree.

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