- Google Meet video conferencing is now integrated into the Chrome operating system.
- The same operating system update also introduced an emoji selector.
- eSIM is another supplement, but only for compatible carriers and Chromebooks.
Starting with the latest Chrome OS update, Google Meet has been integrated into Chromebooks.
Video conferencing application — Zoom’s competitor, which became popular during the pandemic — It can now be opened directly from the launcher, Google Point out in the blog post. The company has also made some performance improvements, namely in dealing with “different network conditions” and screen sharing.
Other new features in the Chrome OS update include a dedicated emoji selector, triggered by clicking Search/launcher + Shift + spaceThe user can then browse the emojis manually or search for them by keywords, such as entering “coffee” in the search field of the selector.
The operating system now also supports eSIM, a technology that allows people to switch between cellular operators without changing the SIM card. However, this option is only available on certain compatible Chromebooks, such as Acer’s Chromebook 511 and Chromebook Spin 513.The eSIM option can be found below Settings> Network> Mobile Data, And use QR scan or activation code to activate. Not all operators provide eSIM support.
Minor changes in the update include new “Togetherness” wallpapers from three black artists, and a carefully curated children-oriented digital magazine in the exploration app. The latter is currently limited to US users of the Family Link app.
You can also take a look: How to use Google Meet: a quick and easy video meeting