Gizmodo: Google’s New ‘Push’ Feature Could Bring App Handoffs Between Chromebooks and Android

Gizmodo: Google’s New ‘Push’ Feature Could Bring App Handoffs Between Chromebooks and Android. “Google has been working to provide better integration between Android phones and Chromebooks for years with features like its Phone Hub, but with its new ‘Push’ feature, Google looks like it’s closer to delivering a proper alternative to Apple’s Handoff feature for Macs and iPhones.”

XDA Developers: Google’s note taking web app, Cursive, can be used on any Chromebook

XDA Developers: Google’s note taking web app, Cursive, can be used on any Chromebook. “Cursive is a brand new app from Google that allows Chromebook users to take handwritten notes. The app debuted on the recently released HP Chromebook X2 11. While the app will come pre-installed on upcoming stylus-equipped Chromebooks, you can install it on any Chromebook device right now.”

Google Blog: New features for Chromebook’s 10th birthday

Google Blog: New features for Chromebook’s 10th birthday. “Today, Chrome OS devices do everything from helping people get things done to entertaining them while they unwind. But we want to do more to provide a powerfully simple computing experience to the millions of people who use Chromebooks. We’re celebrating 10 years of Chromebooks with plenty of new features to bring our vision to life. “

BetaNews: Google announces Explore app for Chromebook

BetaNews: Google announces Explore app for Chromebook. “Even though Chromebooks are simple to use, that doesn’t mean everyone will become an expert on day one. Through experience and education, Chrome OS users can always improve their knowledge of the platform. Today, Google launches a new app for Chromebooks called ‘Explore’ aimed at helping users get the most from the Chromebook experience. For instance, as part of the onboarding process, it can teach you how to change your wallpaper or lock your screen.”

Google Blog: What’s new on the Chromebook App Hub

Google Blog: What’s new on the Chromebook App Hub. “When teachers customize learning experiences, students can learn in a way that works best for them. That’s why we created the Chromebook App Hub. The Chromebook App Hub lets educators and developers showcase and discover Chromebook apps and ideas for classroom activities. Since we launched the Chromebook App Hub, educators and developers have contributed over 270 apps and classroom ideas, and counting.”

MakeUseOf: 18 Terminal Commands All Chromebook Users Should Know

MakeUseOf: 18 Terminal Commands All Chromebook Users Should Know. “Did you know that Chromebooks have a built-in terminal? Called Chrome OS Developer Shell—or Crosh for short—it lets you access a command line interface which you can use to debug your machine, run tests, or just poke around for fun. Today, we’re going to look at several terminal commands that all Chromebook users should know about for improved productivity and troubleshooting.”

CNET: Chromebook instant tethering now works beyond Google’s laptops and phones

CNET: Chromebook instant tethering now works beyond Google’s laptops and phones. “A feature called instant tethering previously let people with Google’s own Chromebooks and phones quickly get online using their phone’s mobile network. Once it’s set up, it’s just a matter of by tapping a notification to connect. Now instant tethering is spreading beyond Google’s own devices.”

Neowin: Chromebook users might be able to dual boot with Windows 10 soon

Neowin: Chromebook users might be able to dual boot with Windows 10 soon. “According to a report from XDA Developers, Google is working on a project codenamed Campfire that will allow users to dual boot Chrome OS with Windows 10. Rumors have been popping up for months now that the firm is adding some sort of dual boot functionality, but it’s starting to become clear what that actually is.”

MakeUseOf: A Complete Guide to Chromebook’s Accessibility Tools and Features

MakeUseOf: A Complete Guide to Chromebook’s Accessibility Tools and Features. “Accessibility features are an essential part of any operating system. Of course, they’re vital for people with disabilities, but most users can make use of them in some capacity. Windows 10’s suite of accessibility tools is fantastic, and macOS also provides accessibility features. But how does a Chromebook stack up? Let’s take a look.”

Digital Trends: How to install Android apps on a Chromebook

Digital Trends: How to install Android apps on a Chromebook. “Many new Chromebooks were made to run the Google Play Store and install Android apps, including the Asus Chromebook Flip, the Samsung Chromebook Pro, and Google’s own Pixelbook. These come with the Play Store pre-installed and ready to go. If yours is one of those, then jump ahead to step one to get started. If you have an older Chromebook, don’t fret — it’s still possible to get Android apps on your laptop.”