How to change the zoom levels in Android apps on a Chromebook for easier reading

I’ve been a little frustrated using some of the Android apps installed on my Chromebook lately due to small font sizes. Here’s how to enable custom zoom levels for Android apps on a Chromebook.

How to add full restore on a Chromebook to reopen all apps in Chrome OS 92

If you want to add a full restore on a Chromebook to reopen all apps from the previous session, you can do it. Here’s how to enable and use the experimental flag in Chrome OS 92.

Chrome OS 87 Dev Channel brings working LaCrOS and Nearby Share to Chromebooks

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 87 may move media playback controls to Quick Settings on Chromebooks

Maybe it’s just me, but I can’t stand the Chrome OS media playback controls showing at the top of my notification stack. Chrome OS 87 could change that, bringing media controls to the Quick Settings of Chromebooks.

Chrome OS 86 to make port forwarding for Linux on Chromebooks generally available

Developing apps in Linux on a Chromebook? You might have run into issues accessing them from Chrome OS. Port forwarding has been in experimental mode for several months but Chrome OS 86 makes this feature generally available.

Using a mouse? Here’s how to disable the trackpad on your Chromebook

Using a mouse with your Chromebook or Chrome tablet? You might accidentally graze that trackpad when typing. Here’s how to disable the trackpad so that doesn’t happen.

It’s time for Chromebook users to have more control over Chrome OS automatic updates

Automatic Chromebook updates are a great thing, until they’re not, as shown by the recent issues with Chrome OS 75. Maybe it’s time for users to have a little more control around the update process, similar to how GSuite managed devices have.

Video: Pixel Slate gaming demo in Steam, with GPU and without on Chrome OS 76

The Dev Channel of Chrome OS is now up to version 76, bringing a simple flag to enable GPU hardware acceleration in Linux. Here’s a video of Portal in Steam on the Pixel Slate, with and without GPU acceleration.

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