Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Beta Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Beta channel has been updated to  25.0.1364.33 (Platform version: 3428.65.0) for Samsung Series 5 550, Samsung Series 5, Acer C7 and Acer AC700, cr-48  and Samsung Series 3 Chromebox. This build contains a number of bug fixes and feature enhancements.  Machines will receive this update over the next several days.

Some highlights of these changes are:

  • Pepper Flash updated to releases 11.5.31.139
  • App List now supports re-ordering
  • Extended multi-monitor support
  • Intelligent Window positioning (if you don't manually move your windows, we will arrange them to show you more at all times)
  • Tap dragging is now a user preference.
  • Encrypted Media Extensions are enabled by default
  • Modifications to the system tray to display accessibility options.

Known Issues:

  • In some situations, Chrome Sync may not sync any data. Workaround: Restart system and perform sync again (167090)

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 horizontal bars in the upper right corner of the browser).

Danielle Drew & Josafat Garcia
Google Chrome

4 comments:

booleyboo said...

After the update I cannot log in, I can only use the guest account.

Version 25.0.1364.33 beta
Platform 3428.65.0 (Official Build) beta-channel lumpy
Firmware Google_Lumpy.2.111.0

seb42 said...

Important backup any locally stored files that you want to keep.

Login issue as well.

Login for main user, me, on my chromebox, just froze after entering password. Sometime it would progress after a few minutes.
Reset the chromebox using powerwash and seem ok now.

Version 25.0.1364.33 beta
Platform 3428.65.0 (Official Build) beta-channel stumpy
Firmware Google_Stumpy.2.102.0

Chris Whittle said...

Really liking the new features. No issues.

Version 25.0.1364.33 dev
Platform 3428.65.0 (Official Build) dev-channel daisy
Firmware Google_Snow.2695.114.0

Chris D said...

the only thing I dont like is when I click on someone to open a google chat with it opens in a whole new window and will not lay over another window...anyone know of a fix?