This handy Google Pixel phone feature may land on Chromebooks soon

What you need to know

  • Google may be working on adding “glanceable” widgets to Chrome OS devices.
  • At least a weather tile and a clock widget are apparently in the cards.
  • If this feature is implemented, contextual widgets will make Chromebook desktops much more useful.

One of the Pixel phone’s most useful features, which displays contextual information on its home screen, appears to be coming to Chromebooks, if a new piece of evidence is any indication.

Google has been spotted developing a “glanceable” widget for the home screen of Chrome OS device, as spotted by 9to5Google (opens in new tab). The evidence was discovered in a Chromium Gerrit, along with a record that shows a glimpse of the feature in question.

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