In May, at the last Google I/O. Google made the announcement that in the near future, users will be able to use Android Apps right on their Chrome OS devices; Chromebooks. Well, that future is here and now.
Chromebook users running the developer channel Chrome OS version 53 already got Google Play Store baked into their computers. That means they can downloads Android Apps from the Play Store and install them on their Chromebooks. Eventually, this feature will roll out to the beta and finally stable channels, where most people exist.
The first batch of Chrome OS devices supported by Google to run Android apps includes the Asus Chromebook Flip, the Acer Chromebook R11, and the 2015 Chromebook Pixel. All these devices run Chrome OS 53 the alpha version of the operating system released on Google’s developer channel.
How Android Apps behave on Chromebooks
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