With a tablet and a detachable run behind it, Google is taking several steps to make Chrome OS more touch-friendly, including a new touchable UX for tablets and hybrids. The firm will also be redesigning the OS's launcher for tablet users.
Upcoming Chromebook 'Nami' to ship with powerful specs, possibly superior to the Google Pixelbook. With what appears to be CPU cooler preparation in a recent commit, the device would pack a powerful processor especially for a Chromebook.
Qualcomm's processors already power high-end Windows PCs, but they'll now be fueling Chrome OS powered devices. The firm does't believe that value or low-end devices are interesting, and are keeping an eye out for the rising ASP of Chrome OS devices.
Dell announces a new Chromebook 5000 series which includes an 11-inch clamshell model as well as a 2-in-1 configuration. The 5000 series is designed to be super durable to withstand school environments and the accidents that can occur there.
Chrome OS will soon gain Android Parallel tasks support. With Android Parallel tasks, ChromeOS PCs will be able to have more than one Android app run in the foreground, bringing it a step closer to a "real" desktop OS.