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.
Chrome App will soon be need to request permission to access and interface with USB and HID devices, such as smartphones, game pads and graphics tablets.
Chrome users could soon be given greater control over what apps can do on their computers, as developers work on a 'Revoke Additional Permissions' feature.
The latest Chrome Dev release introduces a new one-click tab audio muting feature that lets you silence a site without having to close it.
If you've updated to the latest Chrome OS Dev channel you may be wondering how you access the 'About' page and its channel switching options. Here's how.
If you told me to count the number of times I've been asked if Skype can run on a Chromebook I'd fast run out of fingers — but a solution is in sight.
Rewind back to the middle of July and amid the balmy British summer Google Chrome came under heat from Windows users for consuming as much as 25% more battery than other browsers.
Google may need to take their time in bringing select Android apps to the Chrome Web Store — needing to ensure compatibly, stability, and an integrated experience — but the community has no such speed bumps standing in its way.
It's barely been a week since Google announced the first crop of Android apps to run on Chrome OS. Now, a hack that allows virtually any Android app to be installed has been detailed.
Chromium developers have been working on letting third-party filesystems and cloud storage services integrate with the Chrome OS file manager for well over a year.
Windows 7 users can now play with the Chrome OS-style Windows 8 Metro Mode in the latest Chrome Canary builds, a feature previously exclusive to Windows 8.
A Chromebook using Intel's upcoming new 'Broadwell' processor line has been spotted in Chromium code commits, suggesting a device based on it is on the way.