Google Chrome is available on almost every possible platform, including Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, Fuchsia, and (to a lesser extent) iOS, which has lead to the browser being available on devices of all kinds.
Yet, one place Chrome hasn’t touched that its competitors has is the feature phones market. KaiOS is essentially based on Firefox, and Opera Mini is available for older Java and Series 30 based feature phones, leaving Chrome distinctly out of the market. A new “touchless” mode being created for Google Chrome is poised to push the browser into feature phone territory.
Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750!
You don’t need a flagship to get a good Android experience, not anymore. With initiatives like Android One and Android Go, Google has made mid-range and even low-range devices usable again. With so many on the market now, it’s hard to tell which ones are even worth your time. Let’s dig through and get to know the best affordable Android phones you can buy, as of March 2019.
Google has been hard at work bringing Fuchsia to a wide variety of devices ranging from IoT devices like the Google Home Hub to more traditional computers like the Pixelbook. According to a new code change, the next devices to get the Fuchsia “tap” will be the newly released Chromebooks built with AMD processors, like the HP Chromebook 14 and Acer Chromebook 315.
In this week’s top stories: the Bixby button became far more useful, passwords became a little more irrelevant as Android got FIDO2 certified, Google’s budget-friendly Pixel phones passed through the FCC, and much more.