I’ve been tracking a bug for since April relating to Chromebook cameras still broken, even after 8 ChromeOS releases and a potential fix.
Chrome OS 100 update fixes some Chromebook cameras
Google says the latest Chrome OS 100 update fixes Chromebooks with cameras that stopped working. Some users agree but some don’t.
Some Chromebook cameras not working after a recent Chrome OS update (Updated)
Has your Chromebook camera stopped working after a recent Chrome OS update? You’re not alone and Google expects a software fix later this week.
Google Chrome OS 100 is coming soon: New Launcher, GIF creation, and more
Google Chrome OS 100 is heading to Chromebooks, Chromeboxes and Chromebases soon. Expect an improved Launcher, GIF creation and later, a new Android VM.
Chrome OS Bluetooth Fast Pair, Android chat app streaming from Phone Hub coming to Chromebooks
For CES 2022, Google announced several handy features coming to Chromebooks. Chrome OS Bluetooth Fast Pair is on the way and you’ll be able to use Android chat apps without installing them on your Chromebook.
Chrome OS 96 update arrives (again): What you need to know
After an initial release last month, then getting pulled, the Chrome OS 96 update is back and rolling out to Chromebooks. Here’s what you need to know about this version.
Chrome OS 74 arrives for enterprises; here’s what it brings
Chrome OS 74 arrives for enterprises, bringing several new features such as native PDF annotation, external camera support and top-level files & folders to Chromebooks.
Don’t expect to record audio or have Skype video chats using Linux for Chromebooks any time soon
Sound support is still in the works for Linux apps on Chromebooks, but the first function will simply be that: Sound playback. Audio recording is slated to follow and camera access — needed for Skype video — isn’t even on the roadmap yet.
Chrome OS Camera may get auto-focus, auto-exposure features for tablets, detachables
Unit testing is underway for Camera features on Chrome OS and code shows that devices will be getting automatic focus, exposure and white-balance. That’s good timing for the first Chrome tablets launching later this month.