Personal unlocking extends to Chromebooks. Chromebook will unlock automatically if it detects a connected phone approaching.
Incoming call notifications on Chromebook, text messages too.
if your phone is with you, your Chromebook will automatically unlock.
Introducing two-factor authentication for Chromebooks.
Chromebooks: They're the top 10 highest-rated laptops on Amazon. Number of Chromebooks sold to K-12 schools grown by 6x.
6x growth in US K-12 schools
"All 10 of the top 10 rated laptops on Amazon are all Chromebooks," he says.
"Users love the fundamentals behind Chromebooks," says Sundar.
Sundar is back, and he's talking about the Cr-48, the Chromebook prototype
So far Google's covered: wearables, cars, TV. What's next?
Backdrop can basically let you stream just about anything to your TV, including live camera feed.
We're seeing Maps running on the TV -- complete with ridiculously giant on-screen graphical controls.
This whole Backdrop app is actually very granular, but it's a neat demo of how multiple screens can communicate. There are little ideas here about managing contextual information on more than one screen that will likely make their way into our broader electronic world.
Android mirroring on Chromecast, finally. I was shocked that wasn't a part of the functionality out of the box.
New feature will let users mirror any Android device to television. Demos by mirroring Google Earth and video of the audience (hi mom!).
What if you want to learn about the image featured on backdrop? Synchronized card can show relevant information on mobile device.
Third-party developers are in the works for Backdrop.
Interesting demo of phone and Chromecast interaction, but hopefully there's some other implementation that's more exciting than "What's on my TV?"
Ask "What's on my Chromecast" and it'll show you relevant information about whatever's on your Backdrop.
More Google voice search...
G+ featured photos, geospatial tagged pics in Places, current weather, and more
feature is called Backdrop
"Your TV is now the largest picture frame in the house." (It'll also be on 24 hours a day. Does Google hate the environment?)