Chrome OS 73: released with some new features and improvements

chrome OS desktop

Google continues with the development and releases of its operating system based on the Linux kernel, Chrome OS, and now we have the new version Chrome OS 73. This will come through the update channel for Chromebooks devices and thus be able to update to enjoy the news, new features and corrections that have been worked on for this new release, among them some important security improvements.

Hot on the heels of Chrome 73, the browser from Google, comes this new release of this non-GNU / Linux operating system. New features include support for sharing files and folders with applications from GNU / Linux distributions, improved integration of Google Drive natively in apps, memory management improvements, native media controls for the video player, support for audio in CrOS, etc.

Recall that the Chromebooks They have been relatively successful, and many people have one of these laptops running Chrome OS. It has become one of the most popular based systems along with Android, and with a model similar to how Apple does, that is, selling hardware equipment with the operating system. In fact, as you know, if this type of equipment is counted in the Linux desktop statistics, the percentage shoots up quite a bit.

Well, all that large group of users who use it, can now benefit from all these news. And to those already mentioned we can also add that now Chrome OS will inform Google with data from telemetry additional so they can help developers to improve the product. However, this is not liked by those who love privacy and who do not like that the machines are reporting data from the Chromebook, software and its use, ... but it is something that many current software do.

The content of the article adheres to our principles of editorial ethics. To report an error click here!.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.



  1. Responsible for the data: Miguel Ángel Gatón
  2. Purpose of the data: Control SPAM, comment management.
  3. Legitimation: Your consent
  4. Communication of the data: The data will not be communicated to third parties except by legal obligation.
  5. Data storage: Database hosted by Occentus Networks (EU)
  6. Rights: At any time you can limit, recover and delete your information.