• Chrome OS to get neat new tricks alongside support for Linux apps

    4 monthes ago - By Tech Radar

    Google has plenty of neat stuff planned for Chrome OS, alongside support for Linux apps which was announced at Google I/O last week, and that includes improved stylus performance, while Android apps that run on the platform will get support for SD cards. So, if you're one of those Chromebook owners with a touchscreen and stylus model - like the pricey Google Pixelbook , which snagged our ‘best in class' award - you'll be pleased to hear that Google is planning lower latency drawing via a new API. This should drop latency from around 100ms to next to nothing, meaning that when you're...
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  • Google Bringing Chrome OS Shelf Overview & More To Chromebooks

    Google Bringing Chrome OS Shelf Overview & More To Chromebooks

    4 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Google is working on adding an Overview mode and a number of other features to Chrome OS, with the main idea being delivering an improved desktop experience meant to help one's productivity. The functionality itself is tied to the Chrome OS shelf and works much like it does on the last several iterations of Windows, allowing users to hover over open shelf apps in order to see a small preview of their contents. Chromebook developers have also recently been committing more resources to revamping the shelf behavior of their apps so as to bring them more in line with Google's Material Design...
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