Google has announced the release of Chrome OS 103 for Android, as well as the release of Chrome OS Beta 104. The Chrome OS 103 update adds your phone’s camera to the Phone Hub as a series of four recent photos. It also provides a “Share with Environments” feature on Chromebooks, which can now get Wi-Fi credentials from Android. Meanwhile, Chrome OS Beta 104 adds a region capture for desktops. This will allow users to trim their video tracks. The update also includes a new syntax and rating for Level 4 media queries.
Released Chrome OS 103 with several new features, announced from Google. With the new update, Chrome OS 103 adds a camera roll of the user’s phone to the Phone Hub as a series of four recent photos, including screenshots. If you click on an image, it will start loading and stored in the Downloads folder for editing and uploading. This feature will also work offline.
To manually enable the Phone Hub, users can go to Settings > Connected Devices > [your phone].
Google has also added a “Share with Environments” feature on Chromebooks. With this feature, Chromebooks will now receive Wi-Fi credentials from Android. Google claims that sharing will be 10 times faster with this update. Finally, Chrome OS 103 introduces a new screenshot app designed for the convenience of teachers. This feature is ideal for creating video tutorials and will allow users to draw and highlight the screen when recording from a selfie camera. Google said the new app will begin rolling out this week.
The release of Chrome OS 104 was also announced by Google. The Chrome OS 104 beta includes features like region capture, Level 4 media query syntax, Origin trials, and more. With chrome’s desktop region signature, it now allows users to trim videos they’ve made themselves. Web apps with Region Capture will be able to trim a record and delete content from it before sharing it remotely.
The syntax and evaluation of Level 4 media queries include syntax for several queries. They can now be written using the usual mathematical comparison operators. It also supports logical operators. In addition, Trial versions of Origin are available in Chrome OS Beta 104. This allows users to try out new features and leave feedback about their usability, practicality, and effectiveness to the web standards community.