Did you know Chrome OS has a secret feature made just for YouTube? It’s called dark mode (or night mode). You probably already know what it is, as many movie sites and apps already have this feature. Your screen goes dark around the borders, UI, menus, and more which only leaves the video in all … Read more “Turn off the Lights” on YouTube. Turn on Chrome’s Secret Feature in Just a Few Steps.
You know what one of the pain points of browsing with a mobile phone is? When it doesn’t listen to you. How do you like that? For your browser to do stuff on its own? Last updated: 6/12/17. Specifically, when you open a new link and it slowly loads the webpage as it tries your … Read more Does Your Screen Jump Randomly on Your Phone? Chrome 56 Addresses the Issue.
Do you use the “backspace” key to go…back on your browser? If you’re a user of Google Chrome, you probably know about how they removed the option to go back a page by pressing “backspace” back in Chrome 52. (For reference, we’re on Chrome 57 right now and slowly rolling out onto Chrome 58.) The … Read more Want to Go Back with Your Backspace Key on Chrome? Now You Can (Again).
If you’re an owner of an HP 13 G1 Chromebook, you can play around with Android apps now. Like, right now. Of course, this whole process is still in beta. But you can access Android apps easier than ever now. With a few clicks, you’re done. Before, you had to do some major legwork just to … Read more HP 13 G1 Chromebook? Get the Android Play Store Update Right NOW.
For our readers in the UK, you may be glad to hear that the Google Home is coming…home. If you’ve been waiting to get some Google goodies in your hands, you’ll be glad to hear that Google Home will be available to UK residents on April 6th. If you haven’t heard of Google Home before, … Read more Google Home Coming to the UK – Get Details, Price, and More
Are you an Android app developer? If so, then you’ve definitely heard of Android Studio. Well, guess what? It’s about to get a lot easier to make them apps on your favorite (most likely) platform- Chrome OS. Okay, so for most of us, Android Studio bears no interest. But for the amazing developers that make … Read more Android Studio on Your Chromebook – Build, Test, and Run Apps Directly on Chrome OS
Microsoft clears the air with Linux users (and some Chromebook users as well). Users of Microsoft’s cloud service, OneDrive, have reported slow service when used on Linux-powered devices. This includes any computer running any distro of Linux. Affected users said that the service runs extremely slow on their machines, and some speculated that Microsoft is … Read more Linux User? OneDrive User? Slow Service? Not Anymore. Get Microsoft’s Word on the Issue.
Do you have a convertible Chromebook? Chrome 57 offers a new feature just for you. Convertible (two-in-one laptops) seem to be the way that Chromebooks are headed. With the advent of playing apps from the Google Play Store on your laptop, this form factor allows for the best integration with said apps. You can use … Read more Chrome 57 Gives Convertible Chromebooks an Exclusive Feature. Neat.
The Camera app on your Chromebook is about to get an upgrade. If you’ve used your Chromebook’s webcam, you’ll notice that it comes with some handy features. Namely, you can use a variety of filters similar to an iPhone in real time as you broadcast yourself. Personally, I don’t’ use the webcam…at all. I have … Read more Your Chromebook’s “Camera” App Just Got an Upgrade. But, You Probably Won’t Use It.
As you may know by now, Android apps don’t work too well on Chromebooks. Even with the flagship Samsung Plus, the apps were full of bugs, glitches, and crashes. And that specific laptop was advertised to be capable of running the apps. (Well, technically it can. But not well.) That’s probably why Google’s Android O … Read more “Hey. Android Apps Now Actually Work. Thanks Android O!”