New Chrome OS update brings controls for music and podcasts to the lock screen
Google yesterday announced a new Chrome OS update which now allows you to control your music and podcasts from the lock screen. This new update also allows you to easily manage privacy settings across apps. Music control: When you...
Google makes Chrome OS’s virtual desks official
Just in time for the release of the new Pixelbook Go, Google has finally made Chrome OS’s virtual desktops feature official in the latest release of the operating system. While Chrome OS has had virtual desks for a while (al...
Google wants to bring Android 10’s gestures to Chrome tablets
Google may have ditched ChromeOS tablets for now, but the firm isn’t giving up on making the OS better for tablets. The firm earlier was found testing a more laptop optimised layout for its clamshell mode, and now a similar ...
Google updates Chrome’s tab groups with custom colours, naming
Google has been working on Chrome’s Tab Groups feature, one that allows users to group different tabs for different purposes. It’s available in current, builds of Chrome (v77), but it is more than a little rough. Users...
Google rolls out Chrome OS 77 with expanded Google Assistant availability
Google has announced the release of Chrome OS 77 to Chromebooks this week. The focus of this update is on the Google Assistant, Google’s Siri competitor (technically Cortana ‘s as well if you count her — but no o...
Bill Nye science guy isn’t talking about the ticking time-bomb built into Google’s Chromebooks
Even as Bill Nye, Science guy shills Chromebook, the platform has a flaw that limits the usefulness of even newly purchased Chromebooks for users who intend to hold on to their laptops for more than a few years. Google originally ...
Google highlights three new features coming to Chrome OS this month
Google today highlighted three new features that are rolling out to Chrome OS devices this month. Since Chrome OS update happens in the background, you should be seeing these features on Chromebooks already. Read about the new fea...
Google rolls out Chrome OS 76 with new style media notificiations and more
Google has rolled out a new version of Chrome OS just a week after releasing the equivalent Chrome browser update. Chromebook users should expect to receive the features Google added in Chrome 76 like its safer incognito mode and ...
Google is shrinking Chrome OS’s giant dock to make it more laptop friendly
Microsoft isn’t the only one rolling back on changes made to its desktop OS to make it more tablet friendly. Last year, Google redesigned the Chrome OS shelf (its dock/taskbar analogue) to make it larger and more touch-frien...