Chromebooks Can Now Download (Some) Android Apps

Samsung's Faux Leather Chromebook

Evernote on a Chromebook

We knew that Google planned to add support for running Android apps on Chromebooks since the company announced it back at Google I/O in June, but on Thursday we’ve had confirmation that the first Android apps to run on Chrome OS are now available to download. Although jut a few months back the project was described as “in its early days”, it seems Google has got the system working smoothly enough to unleash the first four apps from the App Runtime for Chrome (beta) on the general public. Catchy project name, isn’t it? Among the four are Duolingo‘s language-learning app, Evernote, Vine and an app called Sight Words for helping to improve your child’s reading skills. Of course, those are just the first four, but Google said it is working with ” a select group of Android developers to add more of your favorite apps”, so you can expect to see more in future.

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