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Chrome Show: Hey, you got your Android apps in my Chromebook!

What started as a small beta effort to run four Android apps on Chrome OS has quickly turned into a way to get many Android apps on Chromebooks or devices with the Chrome browser. Tune in to this week’s Chrome Show to hear more about the process and how it works with Skype on a Chromebook. There’s also some disappointing news a major Chromebook hardware partner has pulled out of Europe “for now.”

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SHOW NOTES:

Today’s Chrome Show is sponsored by Exoprise.

Hosts: Janko Roettgers and Kevin C. Tofel

Yes, it’s now pretty easy to run Skype or other Android apps on Chrome or Chrome OS.

And it’s even easier for Chrome apps to run on Android too

Chrome for iOS 8 supports using 3rd party App Extensions to post and share content.

Need to edit your saved passwords or add new ones in Chrome?

Slingboxes get Chromecast support

Samsung is pulling out of the EU laptop market and that includes Chromebooks

Speaking of Samsung: Its next Chromebook looks to have Intel inside, not a Samsung Exynos chip

App/extension of the week: Pocket

 

3 Responses to “Chrome Show: Hey, you got your Android apps in my Chromebook!”

  1. Hi Kevin, wonder if any reports of chrome show rss feeds having some kind of ssl encryption issue? I use beyondpod to automatically download the podcast and have been having some kind of error going on 3 weeks now. Thanks, Sam.