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Sunday, July 9, 2017

Chromebooks are testing a touchscreen-friendly redesign

UI gets cleaned up with an invigorated touch-toting launcher.

With more Chromebooks wearing touchscreens and even stylus bolster, similar to Samsung's most recent Chromebook Pro, it's not amazing to see a touch-accommodating launcher land for Chrome OS. 

Note this invigorated launcher is still in the test playing-around-with-it arrange now and just present in the Canary channel (which is the proving ground for new Chrome OS highlights). 

As the YouTube video underneath appears, the launcher settles at the base of the screen, indicating only a little gathering of proposed applications and a hunt bar. Clients can swipe up to uncover the full bank of application symbols. You additionally get the capacity to trigger a voice look with a straightforward tap of the finger.

A touch early 

A portion of the remarking designers aren't excessively awed with the style of the launcher the way things are, yet it's still early days – in addition to endure as a main priority that it will certainly be entirely harsh around the edges and glitch-filled, given that the element is simply making its introduction in Canary. 

All things considered, regardless of the possibility that you've no expectation of utilizing it yet, it's certainly a fascinating knowledge into the bearing Google is heading here, and proprietors of touchscreen Chromebooks can dare to dream that advance down this specific road ends up being quick. 

Obviously, Google is likewise bustling executing support for Android applications crosswise over Chromebooks, and the greater part of the Chrome OS-toting portable PCs that dispatch this year will have this office worked in appropriate out of the crate. 

Google needs to keep its Chromebooks more focused now that Microsoft has unleashed Windows 10 S, which plans to be a major hit in the instruction showcase – the shoddy and-bright region where Google overwhelms. 

Our Verdict: 

While some of its enhancements have minor crimps to work out, the Creators Update is the most energizing Windows 10 amendment to date with both welcome changes and sweet new instruments. 


  • Begin menu upgrades
  • Activity Center, Cortana are helpful
  • Edge keeps on moving forward
  • Windows Hello is straightforward and secure
  • Ink at long last gets energy 


  • OneDrive necessities work
  • Enhancements additionally cause issues
  • Some ch

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