Google unleashes ‘Smart Unlock’ on ChromeOS Dev Channel – unlock your Chromebook with your phone - At Google I/O, Google announced that like the Smart Lock feature on Android which allows you to use a connected Bluetooth device as a trusted device to keep your device unlocked, you would soon be doing this with your phone. Smart Unlock has finally popped up and is working in the latest version of ChromeOS in the Dev channel and if you want, you too can set it up. [READ MORE HERE]
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Google announces seven new Android apps are now available on ChromeOS - Since announcing at this years Google I/O that Android apps would soon be making their way to ChromeOS, Google has carefully released a slow trickle of Android apps which have been ported over to ChromeOS using the App Runtime for Chrome extension. Today, Google has announced that seven more will join the ever growing list. [READ MORE HERE]
You can now run crouton in a tab on the ChromeOS Dev channel. If you’re a Chromebook or Chrombox owner and use crouton, then things are about to get very interesting, with Crouton now able to be run in a tab within ChromeOS. [READ MORE HERE]
Chrome: Google Drive is adding an "open with" option to the right-click menu. As you can see in the GIF above, this lets you directly open photos in Photoshop, PDFs in your favorite PDF tool, and so on from your web browser.