Chrome OS 97 adds custom virtual desk templates for saving apps and workspaces

There’s a new flag in Chrome OS 97 to enable virtual desk templates on a Chromebook. This allows you save a virtual workspace with apps and tabs, so you can later restore the space.

Chrome OS 89 to restore open windows in Virtual Desks on Chromebooks

Virtual Desks on Chromebooks are about to get a big improvement. With Chrome OS 89, you’ll have the option of restoring your previously open windows in the workspaces they were in. Here’s how it works and what it looks like.

Need more Virtual Desks on your Chromebook? You might have 8 or 16 in the future.

I figure most Chromebook users are happy with up to four virtual desks to boost productivity. Google figures I might be wrong. Code is in the works to add eight, or potentially sixteen virtual workspaces to Chromebooks.

Chrome OS 81 may get updated Alt+Tab improvement for Virtual Desks on Chromebooks

Since Virtual Desks arrived on Chromebooks in Chrome OS 78, the Alt-Tab shortcut has moved between active apps on all desks. A new change, intended for Chrome OS 81, brings the option to use Alt-Tab on a single virtual desk workspace.

Chrome OS 79 Stable Channel update arrives: Here’s what you need to know

Google is touting a pair of new features found in Chrome OS 79 which arrives today as a Stable Channel update. There’s more behind the scenes though, so here’s what you need to know when upgrading your Chromebook software.

How to enable Virtual Desk trackpad swipe gestures in Chrome OS 78

Chrome OS 78 brought Virtual Desktops to Chromebooks but left out a key gesture for quickly switching between workspaces using a trackpad swipe. Here’s how to add it, along with an upcoming change to make it better.

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