Security updates, bug fixes for Chrome OS users on Beta channel


Google has released an update for Chrome OS’ Beta channel. Those on the experimental version will see a number of security updates and feature enhancements starting Wednesday.

The Beta channel has been updated to 53.0.2785.100 (Platform version: 8530.80.0). The updates would however not feature on those with Samsung Chromebook, Lenovo Thinkpad X131e Chromebook, Samsung Chromebook 2 11″, Cr-48, Lenovo N20 Chromebook, Acer C7 Chromebook and Acer C720 Chromebook.

“This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates and feature enhancements,” the Chrome dev team said in a blogpost.

Those wanting to peek at the list of changes can do so on the link here. You can submit feedback in the help section of the Chrome menu.

Beta channel is for Chromebook users eager to see upcoming changes and improvements with low risk. It is updated every week, with major updates coming every 6 weeks. Google has also made it easy to switch channels to a stable version through the Settings.


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