Thursday, February 21, 2013

[Gd] Stable Channel Update for Chrome OS

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Chrome Releases: Stable Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Stable channel has been updated to 25.0.1364.87 (Platform version: 3428.149.2) for Samsung Chromebooks. This build contains a number of new features, bug fixes and security improvements. Machines will be receiving updates over the next several days.

Release Highlights:

  • Updated Flash to 11.6.602.169
  • HTML5 Content Decryption Module (CDM) with WebM support
  • Fix to Samsung Chromebook device freezes or crashes on some systems when trying to resume after suspend
  • Extended Desktop Mode (multi-monitors) now supported
  • App Launcher now supports re-ordering
  • Intelligent Window positioning (if you don't manually move your windows, we will arrange them to show you more at all times)
  • Tap dragging is now a user preference.
  • Encrypted Media Extensions are enabled by default
  • Modifications to the system tray to display accessibility options.
  • Improved power consumption on ARM devices
  • Numerous UI improvements and crash fixes
  • Improved accessibility controls in the status area, out of box experience, and login page

Known Issues:
  • When connecting to a wifi captive portal, logging out and adding a new user will show the captive portal overlay but never hide it. Workaround: Logout and login again.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 horizontal bars in the upper right corner of the browser).

Danielle Drew
Google Chrome

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