The Google Chrome side panel is adding a Read Anywhere option, which will take the place of Reader Mode in Chrome, and a place to write private user notes.
You might not browse as much as I do; in fact, I hope not. Even if you only surf the web a few hours weekly, my favorite hidden Chrome OS feature makes this a better experience.
Chrome OS 79 is expected to add custom settings to the Reader Mode on Chromebooks, including choice of font, font size and more. Here’s a great example of what it should like, based on a currently available Chrome extension.
When Chrome OS 75 arrives on your Chromebook, you’ll finally have a “reader mode” option for distraction-free browsing. Currently, enabling this mode requires a trip to the Chrome menu; a new icon switch is in the works for faster mode switches.