I’ve heard from a number of folks who don’t like the new Tote feature in Chrome OS 89. Here’s how to disable the feature for now.Read more
The experimental Reading List in Chrome OS is super handy for saving links to web pages for later reading. What will make it more handy? Support for saving Tab Groups, which is in the works for Chromebooks.Read more
The Chrome desktop browser has supported notification badges on Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) since release 73. Chromebooks will get this handy feature with Chrome OS 91, expected to arrive on June 1.Read more
It’s always great to read a “What exactly can you do on a Chromebook?” article. So I did. Unfortunately, it illustrates the widespread misperceptions about what a Chromebook can do in 2021.Read more
Looks like we only have a few weeks left before Google’s Phone Hub appears on Chromebooks. The feature integrates some notifications and browser tabs between Android and a Chromebook. It’s automatically enabled in Chrome OS 89.Read more
Ready to try the native screen video recording feature on your Chromebook? You’ll need Chrome OS 88 and one experimental flag enabled.
After that, you can capture full screen, partial screen or a window on video from your Chromebook.
Got a Google Workspace or G Suite account? Lucky you! You gain entry into the “green room” when using Google Meet on your Chromebook! It’s a new feature to help test and troubleshoot your mic, camera and speakers before a video call.Read more
I took Windows 10 for a spin on my Chromebook using Parallels Desktop for Chromebook Enterprise. I think this collaboration between Google and Parallels is a home run for companies that can use the security, speed, and simplicity of Chrome OS while hopping over to Windows for any required desktop apps.Read more
The experimental Read Later feature to save web page links for future reading on a Chromebook gets a little code love in Chrome OS 89. It’s much more refined although there’s still no offline reading mode.Read more
The native Media app in Chrome OS 89 is getting a few new features for Chromebooks. Ink annotations and photo filters are available. So to is the Trash can in the Files app, which restores deleted files on command.Read more