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Latest Chrome OS Stable Release Adds Drive Apps, Chromecast Features

The latest new stable release of Chrome OS – version 39.0.2171.85, fact fans – has started rolling out to select devices, but what's new and improved?

21 November 2014

Skype for Web Beta Goes Live, Won’t Work on a Chromebook Yet

Microsoft has announced the next step towards letting you make Skype calls from the browser without needing to install an app or plugin.

14 November 2014

Roboto to Be Made Default Font in Chrome OS, Will Replace Noto Sans UI

I'm going to wager that you've never paid too much attention to the default font used in Chrome OS. But get a good look while you can: it's about to change.

10 November 2014

Custom Wallpaper Sync, New ZIP Unpacker Land in Latest Chrome OS Dev

There's a shiny new developer channel release of Chrome OS rolling out, and there are a few interesting changes to look out for.

7 November 2014

Chrome App Launcher Folders Will Soon Look Like This

New look 'folders' are coming to the Chrome app launcher on Windows, Linux and Chrome OS, giving the feature a more pronounced, Material Design look.

30 October 2014

Download the New Chrome OS ‘Material Design’ Default Wallpaper

A brand new default wallpaper based on Google's Material Design language is gearing up for roll out to all Chromebooks and other Chrome OS devices — but you can get it early, if you like.

28 October 2014

Proximity Based “Easy Unlock” Now Working for Some Chrome OS, Android L Users

Using Android L on a modern handset? Got a Chromebook running the latest dev or beta channel release? If so, you may find Chrome OS's new "Easy Unlock" feature waiting for you to try.

21 October 2014

Chrome OS Beta Brings Drive Apps to Launcher, Confuses Everybody

Confused as to why your App Launcher is now filled with apps you don't remember installing? Don't panic - it's a new feature.

19 October 2014

VP of Android Engineering Now Heading Chrome OS Team

Vice president of engineering for Android Hiroshi Lockheimer is now heading up the engineering team for Chrome OS.

17 October 2014

Samsung Chromebooks Now Have Live “Mayday” Support Feature

If you're using a Samsung Chromebook and live in the US you can now access live one-on-one video support from Samsung reps straight from the Chrome desktop.

17 October 2014

Hands on with the Experimental Chrome App Launcher

While the biggest interface change, the experimental and super-minimal 'Athena' UI, isn't available to opt in to, other design experiments are, including an experimental App Launcher.

15 October 2014

Chrome OS Adds USB File Transfer Support for Android Devices

You can now transfer files from your Android phone or tablet to your Chromebook through USB, thanks to MTP support in the latest stable Chrome OS release.

7 October 2014