Google supercharges ChromeOS with Android AI boost

This shift will enable Google to release AI features at a faster pace than before
An undated image of Google logo. — Unsplash
An undated image of Google logo. — Unsplash

Google, the tech giant is set to completely redefine the future of computing by introducing more Android elements into the ChromeOS which will revolutionise its operating system and enable quicker releases of AI features.

This significant move aims to enhance the Chromebook experience for the users to get seamlessly connected across devices. Google announced that ChromeOS would be soon developed on significant portions of the Android stack, adopting the Android Linux kernel and frameworks as its foundation.

What’s the change?

This shift will enable the company to release AI features at a faster pace than before, simplifying engineering efforts and improving device compatibility. The Android stack is renowned for its flexibility and scalability, making it an ideal choice for ChromeOS.

This integration will allow Chromebooks to enhance the Android's AI capabilities, by enhancing the overall user experience. Users can expect more exciting features including accurate voice recognition, personalised recommendations, and predictive maintenance.

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Moreover, the combination will increase the ecosystem’s potential by enabling Chromebooks to run Android apps natively. While the changes are still in development process, the tech giant notes that Chromebook Plus users can already access the Gemini from their home screen, but the company is not ready for the consumers for quite some time.

However, by merging Android and ChromeOS, the company aims to create a more unified and intelligent ecosystem. This move will make Google’s position in the AI race more strengthened than before, which will make it easier for it to compete more effectively with rival tech giants.