Speaking during an Intel and Google joint event in San Francisco, Caesar Sengupta, Google’s vice president of product management for Chromebooks, announced two new changes that will be coming to the Chrome OS platform in the coming weeks.
One major tweak is the addition of Google Now support, which will be available on existing Chromebooks that are already sold on the market. It’s a natural progression of Google Now to hit Chromebooks and Chrome OS, however, since it’s already available in the Chrome web browser. Additionally, Sengupta said that Google will soon allow offline storage of movies on Chromebooks. Considering most Chromebooks have very limited storage, however, you’ll probably want to make sure you’re using the expandable SD storage slot.
Again, Sengupta said the updates should hit existing Chromebooks in the coming weeks, and we’ll let you know when they do.