Android and Chrome are better together. Google continues to tie the laces between the two operating systems, giving developers—and adventurous everyday users—the tools to put Android apps on Chrome OS.
Be warned: This effort is definitely in the early stages, so if you’re uncomfortable with running into some glitches along the way then it may be best to tread very slowly before trying to turn your Chromebook into a second home for all your Android apps.
After spending some time with several Android apps that have become Chrome-friendly, however, the concept shows a lot of promise. If you’re ready to merge your mobile and desktop worlds, here are several Android apps worth trying out on your Chromebook. You may even find in a few cases they’re actually preferable to the web-based version, as mobile apps are sometimes designed to be more focused on the task at hand, stripping away other unnecessary elements.