At the Intel/Google event this morning, Google announced that a few high-profile Android features will be making their way to the ChromeOS computer operating system. First and foremost: voice actions and Google Now support.

Google Now is Google’s voice-based system for accessing information via Google Search and voice-actions will allow a user to control certain functions of their ChromeOS devices by way of voice interaction.

Other notable features coming to ChromeOS include offline support for some Google Play content. Google will be starting off with Movies and TV shows, with more content (like Music) presumably to follow in the future.

The updates announced today should be hitting ChromeOS in the coming weeks.

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