Chrome updates

Google has just rolled out an updated version of the Chrome OS for a variety of Chromebooks for different manufacturers. While there are several notable features and the usual bug fixes, better touch support is probably the most noteworthy component of this update. The update brings the build number up to 36.0.1985.126.

The Chrome OS update is good for the following Chromebook models:

  • 5841.73.0 for CR48, Acer AC700, Acer C7 C710, ASUS Chromebook C200, ASUS Chromebox, Lenovo N20 Chromebook, Lenovo Thinkpad 11e Chromebook, Lenovo X131e, LG Chromebase, Samsung Series 3 Chromebook, Samsung Series 5 Chromebook, Samsung Chromebook 2 (11"), Samsung Chromebook 2 (13"), and the New Samsung Chromebook
  • 5841.74.0 for the Acer C720, Dell Chromebook 11 for Education and the Toshiba Chromebook
  • 5841.76.0 for Google Pixel and the Samsung Series 5 550 Chromebook

The update will be deployed to Chromebook users over the next few days and brings with it the following features:

  • Users can adjust time if their clock is out of sync and they have no network connection
  • The on-screen keyboard to support IMEs
  • We launched a touch-enabled window manager for Chrome OS available on select convertible devices
  • Supervised users: ability to import existing supervised users, and to set a new password from If you have a touch-enabled device, you can now scale a webpage to zoom in on content via pinch to zoom

Have you noticed any improvements?

Source: Google