Chrome OS supporting Gboard & app shortcuts this fall, Picture-in-picture w/ Android P


Android applications on Chrome OS have taken off inside in the most recent year. At I/O 2018, Google recapped and declared highlights going to the working framework that advantage Android designers and end clients alike, including Gboard and application alternate routes this year, and additionally more highlights with Android P.

The primary new element accompanying Chrome OS 69 is bolster for the Android virtual console. In front of an audience, Google flaunted Gboard with its expressive highlights like GIFs, stickers, and emoticon completely showed given the width of the Pixelbook.

In the mean time, Chrome OS applications are likewise picking up help for application easy routes, with warnings, activities, and framework controls to Pin to Shelf and open App information. A related element that is not new enables designers to assemble various applications into one application symbol in the base rack bar. For instance, with Google Play, the group of applications could be spoken to by a Play Books symbol, however tapping gives clients access to Movies and TV and Music.

In conclusion, with Chrome 69 coming this fall, the OS is including multi-channel USB, AAudio, and Audio MMAP to support its Pro Audio abilities. Google demoed this dramatic with a DJ application running from a Chromebook.

Update: Google has posted the full “What’s new in Android apps for Chrome OS” session this afternoon: