Chrome OS Stable Release gets Drive Apps, Chromecast Features


The latest new stable release of Chrome OS — version 39.0.2171.85. This update brings Google Drive with Chromecast to the Chrome OS.

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In addition to Google Drive Chromecast support, today’s update also adds the ability to display apps installed in Google Drive directly in the Chrome OS launcher, making for an easier and quicker launch process. Google says the update contains a variety of other bug fixes and security enhancements, as well.

The changelog from Google is below:

Enable Chromecast support for media files stored on Google Drive


Update Network Error page design 

Display apps installed in Google Drive in the Chrome OS Launcher

Google say the update is working its way out to most Chrome OS devices, excluding the Dell Chromebook 11, HP Chromebook 14, Acer C720 or first-generation Toshiba Chromebook. If that includes you don’t panic: you’ll get the update (with these features) in a week or so.




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