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

5 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

5 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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Today's Apps Gone Free: Atom Run, Ellie's TV and Modern Labyrinth

Today's Apps Gone Free: Atom Run, Ellie's TV and Modern Labyrinth

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Memory management issues are the latest problem with the 2018 Pixels

Memory management issues are the latest problem with the 2018 Pixels

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Latest Gboard For Android Update Adds Floating Keyboard Option

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Image credit - Android Police As our phone screens are getting bigger, it means it has become harder to use them with one hand, unless you are blessed with big hands or long... Read more ...

This is how much Android manufacturers will have to pay for Google's apps

This is how much Android manufacturers will have to pay for Google's apps

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Oppo Find X outed for benchmark cheating

Oppo Find X outed for benchmark cheating

Not long after Huawei was caught cheating on graphics benchmark tests with its flagship handsets, Oppo has been found guilty of exactly the same transgression. According to a... Read more ...

Uber May Start Providing On-Demand Workers

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PS Vue Integration Brings Live And On-Demand Shows To Apple's TV App

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PlayStation Vue, Sony's standalone online TV streaming service , has become the first streaming TV provider to be integrated with Apple's TV app. This means that users of this... Read more ...

Alexa's new Whisper Mode is rolling out to some Amazon Echos

Alexa's new Whisper Mode is rolling out to some Amazon Echos

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Beta update for Gboard app gives a floating keyboard another shot

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