Google Is Merging Chrome OS and Android


Google’s two operating systems could soon be one. It’s said to be in the process of combining Chrome OS and Android, according to The Wall Street Journal, and the combined OS could be revealed as soon as next year. The Journal reports that Chrome is essentially being folded into Android, because Android has emerged as the dominant operating system by quite a long stretch. Combining the two operating systems means setting up Android to run on laptops and desktop computers, which would require big changes, as well as supporting the Google Play Store. Chromebooks will reportedly receive a new name to reflect the new OS.

The new operating system is expected to be ready sometime in 2017…

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