Tech gaint Google releases Chrome OS 57 stable version with some tablet-friendly features
Chrome OS 57 Stable Build have some tablet-friendly features.
Now lots of style of Chromebooks are introduced in market since its debut. So it makes sense that over the past few years Google always adding some new innovative feature to it’s Chrome OS, like an on-screen keyboard for typing without touching a physical keyboard.
- Now Google recently roll out its stable version of chrome OS, and it includes a few more tablet-friendly features… although not all tablet-style Chromebooks are getting the update right away.
- Chrome OS changes what happens when you press the power button. In previous versions if user hits power button then device gets lock but now Now it makes Chromebook to sleep.
- Right now most tablet-style Chromebooks feature built-in keyboards that fold back behind the screen when they’re not in use. But this paves the way for Chromebooks with detachable keyboards or Chrome OS tablets with no keyboards at all.
- For now, it’s nice to know that you can keep a convertible Chromebook in tablet mode without flipping the screen just to put the device to sleep.
- updated Camera app feature that adjusts the UI depending on whether you’re using a front or rear camera. Not only is this useful for tablets or other devices with dual cameras, but it can also be used on some of the education-oriented Chromebooks that have a single camera that can tilt to face the keyboard side of a laptop, or face away.
- Other changes include support for PIN unlock on all Chromebooks, an updated boot animation and updated default wallpaper, and support for silent authentication.
- convertible models such as the Asus Chromebook Flip C100PA, Asus Chromebook Flip C302, Acer Chromebook R13, and Samsung Chromebook Plus.Source : liliputing