Google celebrates the tenth anniversary of its Chromebooks in the prime of life. Over the past year, Chrome OS has become the second most used operating system and the demand for these devices has increased by 109%.
To further increase sales of Chromebooks, Google announces in style the news of Chrome OS M89, a very important update that improves integration with our Android mobile.
This is the integration of Chromebook and Android
Chrome OS It is practically the version of Android for laptops and tablets. This operating system is compatible with applications and games of Google play store and offers a desktop interface based on Material design, and from now on it will also be more connected with your Android mobile.
Google improves the integration of Chrome OS and your Android mobile with Phone hub, a new control center which brings the main functions of your phone to your Chromebook. You can reply to messages, check your mobile’s battery and coverage status, turn on your mobile’s Wi-Fi hotspot, locate it, or view recently opened tabs in Chrome for Android.
Another integration with your Android mobile is the Wi-Fi synchronization. It will now allow your Chromebook to automatically connect to your Android phone’s trusted Wi-Fi networks after signing in to the laptop with your Google account. This allows you to connect to the Internet faster and more comfortably.
Share with nearby
In another future update, Chromebook will include integration with Share with Nearby so you can exchange files comfortably from your devices. Your mobile can detect your Chromebook and vice versa to share files via Wi-Fi Direct or Bluetooth.
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Other functions than users of a Chromebook will receive in this update will be the new tool Screenshot which you will find in the quick settings menu; the new space Tote which gives us direct access to important files; the new ones Multimedia controls built-in quick settings; a new Clipboard which saves the last five copied items or the new ** Quick Replies * that appear after a right click.
Via | Google