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Android’s Nearby Share shows up Windows via Google Chrome, but it’s not working just yet

Google's alternative to Apple's AirDrop sharing feature, called Nearby Share, started rolling out to some users in a Google Play Services beta late last month. Shortly thereafter, Google started rolling out Nearby Share support to Chrome OS, allowing Chromebook users to start sharing files with nearby devices by enabling a couple of experimental flags. Now,...

Chrome is switching to 64-bit on Android 10

The first version of Android to support 64-bit architecture was Android 5.0 Lollipop, launched in 2014. That was a pretty big deal at the time, and nowadays, nearly all Android devices can run 64-bit apps. Speaking of which, starting with Google Chrome 85, the browser is now being released in a 64-bit version for Android...

Google Chrome for Android is getting a “sneak peek” link preview feature

Google has added an intriguing new feature to the latest Canary and Dev builds of Chrome. "Sneak Peek" is a way to preview links in an overlay without leaving your current page. Simply long-press a link and you can choose to open it in a "Sneak Peek" overlay. You'll need to toggle a Chrome flag...

Google Chrome’s split toolbar flag makes it easy to browse one-handed

Google Chrome Duplex arose after Google Chrome Home was deprecated earlier this year. We saw it reach the Canary builds of Chrome a few months ago, but at the time it was buggy and had next to no functionality at all. However, Reddit user /u/armando_rod has discovered that there has been much more functionality added since...