Google Play store brings Android apps to Chrome OS ‘

Apr

25

2016

Google has put a somewhat hidden feature Chrome OS to run Android apps on Chromebooks. The functionality works yet but users found with a notification dialog the Play Store coming to Chrome OS.

That dialog speaks of the “choice of millions of apps and games from the Play Store to install and can be used on your Chromebook. The notification was found after Reddit users an option in settings of the developer version of Chrome OS felt that says “Enable Android apps to run on your Chromebook.”

The section “Android Apps” however, appeared only a second, and then disappear again. In the source code were then found further instructions. Google has the integration of the Play Store, Chrome OS not yet announced, but starting May 18 Google I / O, Google’s developer conference, where the company traditionally makes announcements about Android and Chrome OS.

Actually announced Google the arrival of Android apps to Chrome OS as early as 2014. However, it had long been quiet around the project for the App Runtime for Chrome, or ARC, and only some apps found their way to the Chrome Web Store. The arrival of the Play Store for Chrome OS can make it more attractive operating system, for example, give a boost to Chromebooks with touchscreens.

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