Now that Google’s Sundar Pichai spilled the beans on a wearables SDK for Android, the timing of Bluetooth Smart in Chrome OS makes even more sense. While Google will surely gain valuable user data for smartwatches and health trackers running on Android, Chromebook users could benefit as well. Instead of using a non-Google computing device to sync or get data, Chrome OS could be used.
We discuss this possibility as well as the latest benchmarks from the new Samsung Chromebook 2, note now new Chrome OS users can get a free two-month trial of Google Play Music All Access and explain how Google made it easier to make money in the Chrome Web Store on this week’s Chrome Show podcast. Tune in below or download the show here to listen.