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Snapchat is coming to the Google Pixelbook. Wait, what?

October 4, 2017

During its event to announce a new set of hardware products, Google snuck in a little surprise.

In the announcement for the Pixelbook, a new high-end Chromebook, Google said it was working with Snap to bring a version of Snapchat to the device. It didn’t specify a date.

It’s a curious statement, since Android apps (including Snapchat) have been able to run on many Chromebooks since last year (although sometimes with difficulty).

Still, it’s hard to know why you’d want to run Snapchat on a Chromebook. The app is entirely designed for mobile — there is virtually no desktop experience at all — and it only supports one device login at a time. The same thing that prevents you from logging into Snapchat on two phones would seemingly prevent you from logging in on a Pixelbook and your smartphone, at least at the same time. Read more…

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Source: Mashable | Snapchat is coming to the Google Pixelbook. Wait, what?

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