Still Waiting for the Chromebook Revolution that Never Came (Premium)

Paul Thurrott
Still Waiting for the Chromebook Revolution that Never Came

In mid-2016, Google announced that it was bringing Android apps and the Google Play Store to Chromebooks. But that hasn’t happened yet, leading me to wonder about this potential game-changer.

I’ve long considered a potential linkup between Android, the world’s dominant mobile platform, and Chrome OS, the lightweight, browser-based OS that sits behind Chromebook and related hardware products. Actually, I’ve also long questioned the very need for Chrome OS, given the work that Google had already done—and has done since—on Android.

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