Google users will get not only the previously discussed long-awaited debut of the Android Pie, but another new version of its operating system.
On Tuesday, Google announced the release of Chrome OS (version 68.0.3440.87), available for most Chrome OS devices through the channel Stable. The new version of the lightweight operating system from Google includes security updates, improvements to access and modify the Material Design. In addition, fixed “bugs” introduced a number of “tweaks” and additions. In more detail the next version of Chrome OS were discussed in the article Daria Lombardi (Lombardi Daria) on the resource page androidheadlines.com. The update will be available for Chromebooks, and other supported devices gradually over the next few days.
New Chrome OS from Google 68.0.3440.87
Chrome OS now supports numeric PIN access codes that allows users to enter the complete password of your Google account for authentication. The update allows users of tablets and devices “two in one” the ability to enable and disable ChromeVox using the side buttons the volume control.
Function Select-to-Speak will read aloud selected by finger touch or stylus text. Another interesting feature of Chrome OS 68 — Display Size. We are talking about setting that allows users to determine the size of the screen of the connected display with the use of a special slider. Users can also customize the operating system, adjusting the size of certain UI elements. Google is mindful of aesthetics and usability, therefore, dialogs and other user interface elements now correspond to the theme of Material Design 2.0.
Among other improvements is the possibility of using children’s account to the first input new shortcuts for easy to enable and disable the “magnifying glass” support high resolution images in the Camera app, redesigned multitasking screen, improved mobility of the zoom animation.
Google announced the full list of devices which will be obtained considering the upgrade.