Chrome OS's new tablet mode is more like Android (and the iPad)

PCWorld|May 2020

Chrome OS's new tablet mode is more like Android (and the iPad)
Navigate your tablet like it’s a phone.
MICHAEL SIMON

Many updates have passed since Chrome OS introduced a proper tablet mode for convertibles with version 70, and while Google has certainly refined the system, it’s done little to fix its core navigation issues. The main problem: It’s kind of confusing. But the next Chrome OS update will go a long way to fix that.

With the upcoming version 81, Google is bringing a new way to navigate (go.pcworld.com/chnv) when you’re not using the trackpad. It’s similar to both Apple’s new gestures on the iPad Pro (go.pcworld.com/ newg) and the latest Android 10 navigation (go.pcworld.com/a10n) with three main components:

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