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Opera is getting really desperate about where you can use its browser

Opera is getting really desperate about where you can use its browser

The people at Opera really want you to use their browser. That's been true for over 25 years, but today they'd really like you to use Opera on Chrome OS. If that seems a bit incongruous — "Isn't the entire operating system the browser?" — what they mean is that the Android version of Opera has been optimized for Chromebooks and other Chrome OS devices. You can install it via the Play Store.

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Opinion: Android apps are not the way forward for Chromebooks

Opinion: Android apps are not the way forward for Chromebooks

Chrome OS was ahead of its time when it was first introduced in 2011. That's not to say Chrome OS was a revolutionary breakthrough, akin to the original iPhone, but rather that it was built for a future that didn't exist yet. Web apps were commonplace in 2011, but they could only do a tiny fraction of what traditional desktop programs were capable of. Many early Chromebooks had limited amounts of free 4G data to compensate for poor offline support in web apps.

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Dropbox for Android now supports Chrome OS keyboard navigation and right-click menu [APK Download]

Dropbox for Android now supports Chrome OS keyboard navigation and right-click menu [APK Download]

Dropbox has just released a relatively minor update to its Android app, but it does bring support for keyboard navigation and the right-click menu on Chrome OS devices.

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