Chrome OS 56 released and this update will be rolled out in next seven days. The new Chrome OS updates brings along material design, bug fixes, and feature enhancements, will be rolled out to the devices in seven days.
Google has updated Chrome OS 56 to stable channel for all supported devices except Asus Chromebook Flip C100PA, Google Chromebook Pixel (2015), and Acer Chromebook R11.
According to 9to5Google.com, Chrome OS version 56.0.2924.87 update brings along Material Design to the Chrome OS shelf as well as system menu. The shelf switches from a bar shape to a circle to note when a window or app is open.
Google has added a flash component updater and made the new version of the ChromeVox screen reader default across all Chromebooks. ChromeVox screen reader essentially helps the visually impaired users in using the platform with audio prompts and keyboard.
Other features that come with the update include the switch to HTML5 as default and the “not secure” label for HTTP websites. Further, the Web Bluetooth API allows Web apps to connect with the Bluetooth low energy devices.