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Apple’s own chips inside ARM-powered Macs show why Google needs to make custom silicon for Chromebooks

Those not happy with Android apps on Chromebooks might be tempted by Apple’s transition to ARM-powered Macs. Why? The company will have a unified desktop and mobile app platform that appears to perform better.

Picture-in-picture API to be enabled by default on Chrome OS, Chrome browser

Last month, I reported on an experimental picture-in-picture (PiP) feature that I used on my Chromebook. Google will enable the PiP API by default with Chrome version 69, and not just for Chromebooks. It will also be available in the Chrome browser for Windows, Mac and Linux. And eventually, Chrome for Android support will follow.

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