Chrome OS 87 may move media playback controls to Quick Settings on Chromebooks

Maybe it’s just me, but I can’t stand the Chrome OS media playback controls showing at the top of my notification stack. Chrome OS 87 could change that, bringing media controls to the Quick Settings of Chromebooks.

Chrome OS 86 to add Global Media Controls icon in system shelf on Chromebooks: Kaleidoscope?

A new “Global Media Controls” icon looks to be arriving in the system shelf with Chrome OS 86. Might this have to do with Kaleidoscope, the reported video streaming aggregation interface for Chromebooks?

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