Chrome OS 68 for Chromebooks Brings Material 2.0 Design, PIN Sign-In Support

Google today promoted the Chrome OS 68 Linux-based operating system for Chromebooks to the Stable channel as version 68.0.3440.87 (Platform version: 10718.71.2/3) for most devices, a release that brings numerous new features, improvements, and security updates.

Highlights of the Chrome OS 68 release include a brand-new Material 2.0 design for dialogs and secondary UI on Chrome OS, 802.11r fast BSS transition (FT) support for fast roaming, new Display Size settings for setting the size of a connected display, PIN sign-in support to allow users to use a PIN to sign into Chrome OS.

Chrome OS 68 also introduces support for high-resolution images in the camera app, a new administrator policy that lets users enable or disable client-side native printing,  two new keyboard shortcuts for toggling magnifiers on and off, as well as the ability to use Select-to-Speak on touchscreen Chromebooks or when using a stylus.

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