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Chrome 53 Beta For Android Brings New API For Web Based Payments

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Beyond building a popular browser, Google's intention with Chrome is to make a better web, which will be good for both users and Google's business. Here is an example, PaymentRequest API PaymentRequest is a new API that Google has added to Chrome for Android, currently available in version 53 Beta. This is intended to make online […] Read More

The Pixel C Challenge, Day 98: The Adventure Continues

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Forgive the tardiness of this final post. I've been working. A lot. On the Pixel C. I know, right? Yes. Boom. Period. Comma. Moving on... There's much I can say about my ongoing working relationship with Google's apparently-already-forgotten Android productivity experiment. I'll invest a few final words on the topic here, but I'll begin with […] Read More

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

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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

What The Heck Is “Neyyappam” For Android N?

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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

Android on Chromebooks: Goodbye ARC, hello Containers

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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

Chrome Remote Desktop for Android Gets Material Design

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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

The Pixel C Challenge, Day 27: The Undiscovered Country

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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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