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Google said at Google I/O in June that it would port over Android mobile apps to its Chromebook laptops. Now the tech giant has successfully finished the first chapter of that work, having completed the transition for a few popular Android apps.
Duolingo, Evernote, Sight Words, and Vine are now good to go on Chromebooks, according to a blog post today from software engineer Ken Mixte and product manager Josh Woodward.
Google maintains both mobile and laptop operating systems. Now the company is keen on taking straightforward user interfaces that consumers have come to like on Android smartphones and tablets and making them run on Google-style laptops. In effect, it means Chromebooks could become a bit more app-friendly.
More Android apps are on the way for the Chrome OS. Google is giving people the opportunity to request which apps should make the jump. So fill out the form, folks.
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