For CES 2022, Google announced several handy features coming to Chromebooks. Chrome OS Bluetooth Fast Pair is on the way and you’ll be able to use Android chat apps without installing them on your Chromebook.
The Stable Channel for Chrome OS 87 is now rolling out to Chromebooks, bringing new native and experimental features. An improved photo editor, hand-drawn wallpapers and the experimental Read Later are just some of them. Here’s what you need to know.
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.
Chrome OS 81 is shaping up to be a pretty hefty release when it arrives in late March. However, the latest Dev Channel upgrade adds a trio of Linux features now: Debian Buster, disk resizing and custom username.
In the works for Chrome OS 81 is a more traditional looking Bluetooth mouse and keyboard pairing experience on a Chromebook.
Additional details on the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook have surfaced including the number of configuration models, support for wideband audio over Bluetooth and more.
I had to dig around the FCC and Bluetooth databases to find it, but it appears that Logitech is making a new USB and Bluetooth keyboard called the Slim Multi-Device ChromeOS Edition K580
USB-tethering to an iPhone for web access is in the works for Chromebooks. Why would you need this? It uses less battery on your device compared to Wi-Fi or Bluetooth tethering.
The beginnings of a new feature to display the battery life of connected Bluetooth devices has arrived in Chrome OS 77. It’s still a work in progress but will be a welcome addition to the Chromebook platform.
Do your Bluetooth voice calls over the web on a Chromebook sound like an old telephone call? That’s going to change with the addition of wireless wideband audio support, just added to Chrome OS 76.
The Brydge Type-C dual-connectivity keyboard for Chrome OS is now available for orders at $99. You get both USB-C and Bluetooth connectivity to type on your Chromebox, Chrome tablet or even your Chromebook.