Tag Archive for Chrome OS

The first Chrome OS tablet is officially the Acer Chromebook Tab 10

The slow evolution of Chrome OS from a browser-based desktop OS to a more Android-like touch-optimized OS has been well documented. More Android features are brought to Chrome OS every week. We’ve seen in-line replies, a touch-friendly launcher, Google Assistant, lock screen notifications, floating keyboard, and split-screen mode. There has also been an influx of…

[Update: Default in Canary] Chrome OS is Adding Support for a Floating Keyboard

Update: 3/9/18: According to François Beaufort, a Chromium Evangelist at Google, the virtual floating keyboard is now enabled by default in Chrome Canary channel. Android has been a massively popular smartphone operating system, however, it has failed to do well with tablets. There was a time when Google devoted a lot of effort to ensure that…