$299 Lenovo Duet Chromebook first impressions: Positive as long as you keep expectations in check

You can now buy the Lenovo Duet Chromebook. I can’t yet say if you should buy it because I need more time to review it. However, I do have some first impressions to share about this $300 Chrome OS tablet.

Chrome OS 81 Stable Channel arrives: Here’s what you need to know

There’s a number of new gestures, visual changes and improvements for both Chromebook users and developers in Chrome OS 81. Here’s what you need to know.

Chrome OS 81 may get updated Alt+Tab improvement for Virtual Desks on Chromebooks

Since Virtual Desks arrived on Chromebooks in Chrome OS 78, the Alt-Tab shortcut has moved between active apps on all desks. A new change, intended for Chrome OS 81, brings the option to use Alt-Tab on a single virtual desk workspace.

Chromebooks aren’t going to get Chrome OS 82 as Covid-19 impacts Google work schedules and the version will be skipped

After announcing a pause to Chrome OS updates last week, Google’s Chrome Engineering team says it’s skipping Chrome OS 82 and focusing on security fixes now. New features will arrive in Chrome OS 83 at a later date.

I restored a Crostini backup of Debian Stretch to Buster and it worked (Update: no it didn’t)

Now that Chrome OS 80 is out, any new Linux Crostini containers will run Debian Buster instead of Stretch. I restored a Stretch container backup on Buster but it didn’t work.

Chrome OS 81 to bridge the Android container and Android Studio for easier sideloads on Chromebooks

Android Studio developers using a Chromebook will have an easier time of sideloading their app to the Android container once Chrome OS 81 arrives.

Chrome OS 81 Dev Channel adds Buster upgrade, Linux disk resizing and username choice to Chromebooks

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.

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