Chrome OS gets Play Store and Android apps in September




Google gives Chrome OS devices in September the ability to install Android apps from the Play Store. Developers can from June to work with the new feature of Google’s operating system for laptops.

From June, the Play Store will appear in the Dev channel for three models, namely the Asus Chromebook Flip, Acer Chromebook R11 and Google Pixel 2015. From September will chair the function in the stable version of Chrome OS and the Play Store comes to the end of the year to dozens of different models .

But it’s not all Chromebooks ever appeared. The first Chromebook Pixel Google is for instance not on the list. For the post, Google uses an Android framework within which applications will run. Because the Play Store works with Google Accounts, users previously paid apps on Android install without charge on Chrome OS devices.

Developers need probably to make any changes to make apps run on Chrome OS, but many apps are not beautiful are scaled to much larger screens of laptops and desktops on Google’s operating system.

Last month popped up a window in Chrome OS that pointed to the Play Store was coming to the operating system. Go for some time rumors about further integration of Android and Chrome OS, but Google kept his mouth shut about the keynote at I / O on Wednesday held Dutch time.

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