Technology Google is working on a replica of your smartphone app for Chrome OS

12:20  18 august  2020
12:20  18 august  2020 Source:   drwindows.de

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With the “Your Smartphone” app for Windows 10, Microsoft offers a deep integration of PC and Android smartphones, whereby only Samsung devices can enjoy all functions due to the cooperation between the two companies. It seems that Google is also working on such a feature for Chrome OS.

"Phone Hub" is to be the name of the new function that, for example, mirrors notifications on Chrome OS and enables direct interaction with various device functions. Also on the agenda are screen mirroring or running smartphone apps on the Chromebook as well as continuing tasks on Chrome OS that you started on Android - and vice versa. There is even a short Video of the integration of the notifications, which the developers made.

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Chrome OS already has the Play Store and Android apps . It's getting more like Android every day. Android Oreo hasn't rolled out to Chromebooks, but it Android apps on Google ’s web-based OS has shown just how well it could work . Chrome and Android have been on a crash course for a while now.

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The screen mirroring or the display of smartphone apps under Chrome OS seems strange at first glance, after all, Android apps are natively supported under Chrome OS. However, if you try it out a little more intensively, you will quickly find that it is a crutch solution and not a real upgrade of Chrome OS, among other things because many Android apps are not designed for larger screens. The execution via the connected smartphone, where the app is also already set up, could indeed be the better approach.

The connection between Chromebook and smartphone should be established via Bluetooth.

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