My new favorite Chromebook read-later app is Omnivore. I prefer it far more to the native Reading List app on my Chromebook thanks to its many useful features.
Progressive Web Apps
Here’s a first look at the updated Google Password Manager Chromebook app, which can be installed as a PWA in the latest ChromeOS beta software.
A new small but useful upgrade makes installing PWAs on Chromebooks quite a bit better. Now we just need PWA developers to use it. Oh, and a PWA store!
Most operating systems allow apps to automatically run upon logging in. With this upcoming ChromeOS code change, Chromebooks can auto-run PWAs at login.
Google is working on an update to the Chromebook calendar widget in ChromeOS that could show web links to online meetings and more info.
Google is working on a user interface for Chrome browser app management called AppHome, creating a Chrome browser PWA store of sorts.
A new prototype feature adds multiple tabs in PWAs on a Chromebook. This could elevate Progressive Web Apps with new users experiences.
Tired of using browser extensions to share content from your Chromebook? Here’s how to use a native feature to easily share web content to PWAs or nearby devices on a Chromebook.
Google’s Cursive app for Chromebooks, originally exclusive to the new HP Chromebook X2 11, is now widely available. Here’s how to install and use it, even if without a pen-enabled Chromebook.
On Tuesday, the Google Play Store will have a new Zoom progressive web app available, making Zoom on a Chromebook a much improved experience with more desktop-like features.
Day 1 of Google I/O 2021 didn’t reference Chromebooks much. After watching a video presentation I found 9 new Chromebook features on the way.