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Google Chrome for Android News and Tips. This category serves up news and tips about Google Chrome on Android. If you have an Android phone or a tablet, this is a category to watch out for!

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Android N Lets You View Two Chrome Windows At The Same Time

Android N's multi-window support was one of the most talked about features when the preview build came out a few weeks agao. With Preview 3, Android N can show two Chrome windows side by side. Earlier, if you wanted to view two webpages side by side using Android N's multi-window support, you will open the […] Read More

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What The Heck Is “Neyyappam” For Android N?

I am stepping in with an Android post on this Chrome OS blog (well, we are related now anyways) to explain what Neyyappam for Android N is. There is a lot of fuss around Neyyappam and Indians rooting for it to become the code name of Android N. As someone who has personal connection with […] Read More

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Android on Chromebooks: Goodbye ARC, hello Containers

Yesterday we told you that Android apps coming to Chromebooks was official, based off of an announcement on Google's official Chrome blog. Today I'm here to tell you that Android apps coming to Chromebooks is now super official, as there was an entire session dedicated to it at Google's I/O Developer conference. It doesn't get more […] Read More

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Chrome Remote Desktop for Android Gets Material Design

Material design is slowly ( as slow as a creeper plant that is) coming to Chrome and Chrome OS. The latest addition to the list is the Android app for Chrome Remote Desktop. The latest update of the Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android brings the Material Design look along with other minor changes. To refresh […] Read More

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The Pixel C Challenge, Day 27: The Undiscovered Country

In isolation, the Pixel C is an impossible product to evaluate. You can't look at it today (running Android 6.x Marshmallow) without being influenced by what we know the Pixel C will be tomorrow (with Android N and its split-screen multitasking goodness). Thanks to Google's aggressive new Android Beta Program, we can actually experience tomorrow's Pixel […] Read More

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“Merge Tabs And Apps” No Longer Default On Chrome for Android

Chrome tabs appearing alongside apps in Android's recent apps menu was a celebrated feature for Chrome and Android. This feature is no longer enabled by default for new Chrome installs. Merged tabs were a cool feature to have. I liked the idea of browser tabs behaving like (or imitating) regular apps. After a while, it […] Read More

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The Pixel C Challenge, Day 18: Gear, App, and Homescreen Tour

This article is part of a 30 day Pixel C Challenge by  Chip Colandreo. Read all the articles from this series here. Pixel C Challenge. I'm about halfway through my 30-day commitment to use the Pixel C as my only laptop/desktop computing device. To my own surprise, I haven't cheated even once. My Chromebook Pixel has […] Read More

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The Pixel C Challenge, Day 11: We Interrupt This Program To Bring You Android N

This article is part of a 30 day Pixel C Challenge by  Chip Colandreo. Read all the articles from this series here. Pixel C Challenge. Wow. Just wow. Out of nowhere, Google decided to drop a nuke on the Android community this week with the release of the very first developer preview for Android N, the […] Read More

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Google Chrome on Android N

Android N Beta is here and it is exciting. I have it working on my Nexus 6 and for a beta release, it feels pretty solid. One of the first things I tried after installing Android N Beta? Google Chrome of course! There isn't anything N specific on Chrome yet. There are no rumors or […] Read More

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The Pixel C Challenge, Day 7: Wherefore Art Thou Spellcheck?

This article is part of a 30 day Pixel C Challenge by  Chip Colandreo. Read all the articles from this series here. Pixel C Challenge. Last week, I took a leap on Leap Day and shelved my Chromebook Pixel in favor of Google's new Android tablet-cum-laptop, the Pixel C. I promised to use no other laptop/desktop […] Read More

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