The alpha version of Steam for Chromebooks that Google announced last week is now available on the Chrome OS Dev Channel, and it supports Windows games via the Proton compatibility layer.
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We’ve known for quite some time that Google had been working with Valve to bring Steam on Chrome OS, and an alpha version was announced yesterday at the Google for Games Developer Summit.
Chrome OS Flex is a free version of Chrome OS that can be installed on PCs and Macs. It could breathe new life into old PCs in schools and businesses.
Google appears to be working on a new feature that will let Pixel owners stream Android apps to a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.
It looks like Google has slowly started replacing certain Android apps with Progressive Web Apps in the Play Store. The change only affects two major apps for now.
Google is now going to give schools at least eight years of support for new Chromebook devices starting this year.
Google is reportedly planning to bring Steam to Chrome OS, along with more powerful hardware that will actually be capable of running games.
Chrome OS are finally getting a much-needed productivity feature: virtual desktops.
ASUS launches a line of new Chrome OS based devices aimed at schools at CES 2019.
I have been using Google's premium Pixelbook device for more than a month. Here's what I think.
While we've been able to enable the Material Design Refresh in Chrome for months, this new interface will become the default in early September.
Google's Pixelbook could soon be able to dual-boot Windows 10.
Chrome OS 66 adds improvements to the system's instant tethering support, Android app capabilities, and more.
For the past few years, Google has been quietly working on a new operating system called Fuchsia which many believe could replace Android.
Watching Chromebooks evolve into truly capable PC replacements is a fascinating reminder that it's easier to add than subtract.
Google announced today what many have suspected since the Pixelbook release: It will now rely on Chrome OS, and not Android, for its tablets efforts.
As you may have read, Microsoft is again touting gains in the education market. But there are a few tidbits that the firm left out.
I recently discussed how Google is following Microsoft in supporting PWAs on the desktop. Here's an early peek at how this works in Chrome OS.
Chrome OS has long supported a Windows-like split-screen mode for web apps. But now the feature is coming to Android apps, too.
A recent report from Futuresource does provide some good news for Microsoft. But it also hints at a Chromebook future for education.
Following the launch of Windows 10 S, Microsoft touts strong growth for Windows in the US education sector as Chrome OS experiences its slowest growth ever.
A year ago, Microsoft revealed that it would deliver its flagship Office apps for Android on Chromebook.
This old dog is regularly learning new tricks, even though I find change as difficult as just anyone, I bet.
We have to point all the way back to 2013 and the second Nexus 7 to find an example of an Android tablet that doesn't suck.
Let's take another look at Google's Pixelbook and address some feedback and some day two awkwardness.
Google's plan to bring Android apps and the Google Play Store has remained largely unfulfilled to date. But that is finally starting to change.
Google announced Chrome Enterprise, a simple and inexpensive way to manage Chromebook and other Chrome devices in larger businesses.