Android apps on Chrome OS have taken off within in the last year. At IO 2018, Google recapped and announced features coming to the operating system that benefit Android developers and end users The next step in the Androidification of Googles webbased OS is an Android Pstyle system tray.
The new system tray design was spotted in Chrome OS 67 by Reddit user lucasban. The Quick Settings toggles, colors, and icon shapes look exactly like the first Android P Developer Preview.
Android Apps pinned to the dock on Chrome OS will show shortcuts if you long press or rightclick the app icon. App Shortcuts, Source: Franois Beaufort on Google Google has been experimenting with App Shortcuts on Chrome OS for a while. The new app launcher icon An allnew Chrome OS App Launcher icon has appeared in the latest development channel release.
As spotted by Anjo Cerdea (whose screenshot were borrowing) the new icon simplifies the app launcher iconography. Android Oreo's Notification Dots were a welcome addition to Google's mobile OS, and a new commit for Chrome OS indicates that it'll come to Google's other operating system, Chrome OS, in the future. ChromeOS. Available for Windows, Mac, and Linux, Google Chrome is the most widely used desktop browser in the world. Since its launch in 2008, Chrome has expanded to Android, iOS, and is the basis of a cloudbased operating system.
Chrome OS is no exception and neither is the Chrome app launcher or even the actual Chrome app launcher icon and especially on Chrome OS. In terms of the Chrome app launcher in general, this is an aspect which was recently removed completely from nonChrome OS devices, making it now a staple of only Chrome OSrunning products like Chromebooks.
Material design new icons, screens, and menus for Chrome OS However, in this update, were rumored to see a new dock, settings menu, startup screens, and icons all around. Youll likely notice these changes as Google rolls them out.