Part of the primary Chrome OS session at Google I/O 2019 opened up with some interesting tidbits about the rising popularity of Chromebooks in an effort to continue enticing developers to consider and remember Chrome OS when developing their apps. It makes sense, right? If you want developers to target your platform, you need to prove that the users are there. If the users are there, the developers will follow.
To drive home this point in the session, the first presenter – Sweet Song – showed a series of slides that highlighted the growth of Chrome OS as both a hardware and software platform. When I saw the numbers, I was pretty impressed by not only the growth of Chromebooks in the final quarter of last year, but also in the benefit Chrome OS delivers to Android app developers. Let’s take a look at the stats.
Original Article Appeared 5/9/2019