New Chrome OS update brings Smart Text Selection, Continue Reading and more to Dev Channel

On Tuesday, the Chrome OS Dev Channel was updated to version 69.0.3497.21, bringing with it some borrowed features from Android as well as additional stability to Project Crostini and Linux apps. Here’s what’s new.

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Chrome OS Dev Channel fixes external monitor issues, Crostini stability, changes Files structure and more

The latest Chrome OS Dev Channel brings Linux app stability, a fix for external monitors and a modified directory tree layout in the Files app; be sure to update if you’re running Chrome OS 69.

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Picture-in-picture API to be enabled by default on Chrome OS, Chrome browser

Last month, I reported on an experimental picture-in-picture (PiP) feature that I used on my Chromebook. Google will enable the PiP API by default with Chrome version 69, and not just for Chromebooks. It will also be available in the Chrome browser for Windows, Mac and Linux. And eventually, Chrome for Android support will follow.

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