Tuesday, May 28, 2013

[Gd] Beta Channel Update for Chrome OS

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Chrome Releases: Beta Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Beta channel has been updated to 28.0.1500.20 (Platform version: 4100.17.0) for all Chrome OS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates and feature enhancements.
Systems will be receiving updates over the next several days.

Some highlights of these changes are:

  • Several improvements to the Files app, such as added support for files that are Shared with me, Offline, and Recent.
  • Sync wallpaper between devices.
  • Updated UI for the [x] close panel icon across infobars, find-in-page, pop-ups and more.
  • New Immersive browsing mode - browse the web with only 4px of Chrome.
  • Monitor Rotation and Scaling - you can scale your UI smaller on Arrow and rotate the screen on all Chromebooks.
  • Touch link highlighting - we now provide feedback on which link you click or button you press.
  • Notification pop-up message appears when screenshots are taken.
  • Replaced the Japanese IME with a NaCl extension version downloads a better language model upon actual usage.
  • Added transliteration IMEs for Indic languages from Google Input Tools.
  • Updated Pepper Flash to 11.7.700.202

Known Issues:
  • On Acer C7 Chromebooks, docked mode has been disabled when connecting to an external monitor.
  • Users connecting via slower 3G connections may be unable to login when creating a new user. Workaround: login as guest or as an existing user. (239139)
  • Logging in via a captive portal access point does not show a login screen. Workaround: Connect to a different network or login as guest. (237214)

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
URL: http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2013/05/beta-channel-update-for-chrome-os_28.html

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