Chrome OS gets Google Play
Chrome OS gets Google Play
2:06

Chrome OS gets Google Play

Services & Software
-If at first you don??t succeed has been the mantra of minitech project and Google??s Chrome OS is no different. I am Seth Rosenblatt for CNET. And today, we??re taking a first look at Chrome OS 23. It??s integration with Google Play and other new features. New apps are used to call out many Google services including from Android, Google place for music, books and movies. Chrome remote desktop for remoting into Windows and Mac??s is still a bit poky but it does give you access to other computers. The OS does come with Google plus hangout so you can do video chat. And Chrome OS up sleeve on the bottom, you can right click to pin or customize the background. It also comes with some default. The OS updates every 6 weeks to improve legacy hardware performance overtime. Chrome OS is really meant for those who love their Google accounts. Google Sync carries apps, settings, extensions, bookmarks, history, tabs, and passwords across computers. If you??re worried about security, you can use Google??s two-factor authentication. There??s also Cloud Print so you can remotely print from any Chrome OS device. It supports PDF, zip, rar, powerpoint and other file formats. And the built-in native client under the hood helps power robust apps and games. Google drive integration provides instant file sync and backup as well as offline support. The ongoing development of Chrome OS means that over time it does get better and better. Still, it??s really meant us a laptop for home use on the couch or for students in schools. It can be used as a backup machine, but it??s really hard to use in situations where you want to do deep edits of photos or if you need something more powerful than Google Docs. If you are a Google fan and you love your Google account, you??re going to love using Chromo OS because it??s meant for people really who deepen the ecosystem. For CNET, I??m Seth Rosenblatt.

Up Next

iPadOS 17 Revealed at WWDC 2023
ipadospic

Up Next

iPadOS 17 Revealed at WWDC 2023

Apple Puts an AI Twist on Accessibility
accesstoolsmom

Apple Puts an AI Twist on Accessibility

Google Reveals New Magic Editor for Photos
magic-editor-2

Google Reveals New Magic Editor for Photos

Google Updates Maps With More Immersive Features
google-maps-2

Google Updates Maps With More Immersive Features

iOS 16: Powerful Features You May Have Missed
thumb2

iOS 16: Powerful Features You May Have Missed

Apple's iPhone Comes With SOS Satellite Service
sos-satelitepic

Apple's iPhone Comes With SOS Satellite Service

How to Find Cheap Flights
airlinetickets-master-00-05-36-21-still003

How to Find Cheap Flights

WatchOS 9: The Best Apple Watch Features Coming This Fall
apple-watch-os-seq-apple-broll-00-12-21-27-still001

WatchOS 9: The Best Apple Watch Features Coming This Fall

Apple's Metal 3 Improves Gaming and Game Development
metalpic

Apple's Metal 3 Improves Gaming and Game Development

Apple Introduces New MacOS Ventura
apple-macos-ventura-full-reveal-mp4-00-00-04-20-still001

Apple Introduces New MacOS Ventura

Tech Shows

The Apple Core
apple-core-w

The Apple Core

Alphabet City
alphabet-city-w

Alphabet City

CNET Top 5
cnet-top-5-w

CNET Top 5

The Daily Charge
dc-site-1color-logo.png

The Daily Charge

What the Future
what-the-future-w

What the Future

Tech Today
tech-today-w

Tech Today

Latest News All latest news

Apple Makes the Vision Pro Store Demo an Entertaining Ride
240229-site-what-its-like-to-demo-vision-pro-v3

Apple Makes the Vision Pro Store Demo an Entertaining Ride

Best of MWC 2024: Bendable Screens, AI Wearables and More
240229-site-best-of-show-at-mwc

Best of MWC 2024: Bendable Screens, AI Wearables and More

Vision Pro App Walkthrough -- VisionOS 1.0.3
VisionOS 1.0.3

Vision Pro App Walkthrough -- VisionOS 1.0.3

Humane AI Pin Hands-On: Tiny Wearable Phonelet Beams Light Like R2-D2
humane-ai-pin-thumb2

Humane AI Pin Hands-On: Tiny Wearable Phonelet Beams Light Like R2-D2

OnePlus Watch 2 Review: A Big Battery, But Falls Short in Other Ways
240223-site-oneplus-watch-2-v2

OnePlus Watch 2 Review: A Big Battery, But Falls Short in Other Ways

Samsung Galaxy Ring: Our First Glimpse of Samsung's Health-Tracking Wearable
samsung-galaxy-ring-00-01-28-12-still002.png

Samsung Galaxy Ring: Our First Glimpse of Samsung's Health-Tracking Wearable

Most Popular All most popular

First Look at TSA's Self-Screening Tech (in VR!)
innovation

First Look at TSA's Self-Screening Tech (in VR!)

Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra Review: More AI at a Higher Cost
240123-site-samsung-galaxy-s24-ultra-review-4

Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra Review: More AI at a Higher Cost

'Circle to Search' Lets Users Google From Any Screen
circlesearchpic

'Circle to Search' Lets Users Google From Any Screen

Asus Put Two 14-inch OLEDs in a Laptop, Unleashes First OLED ROG Gaming Laptop
asus-preces-00-00-25-11-still003

Asus Put Two 14-inch OLEDs in a Laptop, Unleashes First OLED ROG Gaming Laptop

Samsung Galaxy Ring: First Impressions
samsung-galaxy-ring-clean

Samsung Galaxy Ring: First Impressions

Best of Show: The Coolest Gadgets of CES 2024
240111-site-best-of-ces-2024-1

Best of Show: The Coolest Gadgets of CES 2024

Latest Products All latest products

Best of MWC 2024: Bendable Screens, AI Wearables and More
240229-site-best-of-show-at-mwc

Best of MWC 2024: Bendable Screens, AI Wearables and More

This Concept Laptop from Lenovo Has a Transparent Display
240225-site-lenovo-translucent-laptop-concept-v3

This Concept Laptop from Lenovo Has a Transparent Display

Motorola's Rollable Concept Phone Wraps on Your Wrist
240225-site-motorola-rollable-concept

Motorola's Rollable Concept Phone Wraps on Your Wrist

See Adobe Lightroom on the Apple Vision Pro
adobe-lightroom-00-02-58-03-still006-1

See Adobe Lightroom on the Apple Vision Pro

This $400 Cane Has a Built-In Phone
p1022441-mp4-15-35-32-23-still001

This $400 Cane Has a Built-In Phone

Apple Vision Pro: Unboxed and Set Up
vlcsnap-2024-01-29-14h38m03s627.png

Apple Vision Pro: Unboxed and Set Up

Latest How To All how to videos

Vision Pro App Walkthrough -- VisionOS 1.0.3
VisionOS 1.0.3

Vision Pro App Walkthrough -- VisionOS 1.0.3

Tips and Tricks for the Galaxy S24 Ultra
240216-site-galaxy-s24-ultra-tips-and-hidden-features-2

Tips and Tricks for the Galaxy S24 Ultra

TikTok Is Now on the Apple Vision Pro
tiktok-on-vision-pro-clean

TikTok Is Now on the Apple Vision Pro

Get Your TV Ready for the Big Game: Super Bowl Setup Tips
superbowl-tv-settings-thumb1

Get Your TV Ready for the Big Game: Super Bowl Setup Tips

How to Use a Quest 3 Like the Vision Pro
240202-site-spatial-computing-on-meta-quest-3

How to Use a Quest 3 Like the Vision Pro

How to Make a GPT in ChatGPT-4
howto-createyourowngpt-clean

How to Make a GPT in ChatGPT-4