The “newest” redesign of the Shelf moves the pinned apps to the center of the Shelf. At least that’s the only thing that this new flag does at the moment. Since the name of the flag simply says “Newest shelf redesign” we will most likely see changes well beyond a mere change of position. The […]
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Chromebooks are simple and easy to use computers running Chrome OS, an operating system built and managed by Google. This is a futuristic platform, allowing you to get things done easy, fast and secure on the cloud.
Google’s “Grab and Go” program for Chromebooks will soon be available to enterprises. This is an internal program that Google has been using for a while now. The idea is to make Chromebooks available for employees to pick up and use, quick and easy. Imagine you run into a hardware issue and your company IT […]
Smart Text Selection is a recent addition to Android. Added in version 8.0 Oreo, this feature adds useful actions to context menu (right click / long-press). For example, if you select a phone number, you will see a link to the Phone app. If you copy an address, you’ll see an option to search that […]
App Shortcuts is an Android feature added in version 7.1, Nougat. This lets you long tap on app icons to open a small menu of quick actions. This was Google’s way of adding app shortcuts without those fancy displays on iPhones that can detect tap pressure. Looks like Android apps on Chrome OS will also get […]
As you already know, Chrome OS will soon get a new wallpaper app similar to that of Android. This will include the same categories, images, and even the “Daily Refresh” feature from its Android counterpart. In a way, this is the same wallpaper app from Android. According to Google’s François Beaufort, this app will get an […]
Chrome OS admins in Enterprise and Education markets can soon use scrips stored in USB drives to speed up their new devices fast. This feature request was added to the Chromium bug repository in December 2017. A recent code commit shows that the team is working on the UI for this feature. The Code Chrome […]