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Give your Chrome OS interface an instant upgrade

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Google’s Chrome OS software is in a constant state of evolution. And for the tinkering-lovin’ tech nerds among us, that means there’s always an opportunity to find and embrace something new — often long before it’s officially released and available to the masses.

Well, gang, we’ve got quite the tasty treat to tinker with today. It’s a massive update Google’s been cookin’ up for its Chromebook app launcher for a while now, and it’ll bring a significant change not only to how your device looks but also to what it’s like to use.

The new Chrome OS launcher design has actually been under development since this summer. Thus far, though, the work has mostly been taking place in the higher-tier, less stable Chrome OS channels, where regular Chromebook-ownin’ folk rarely dare venture.

But no more: The revamped and spruced up Chromebook app setup is now available in the regular Chrome OS stable channel — and while you still have to do a teensy bit of digging to uncover it, it’s not at all difficult to manage.

So strap on your dorkiest-looking spelunkin’ hat and get ready to meet the Chromebook interface of the future — available for you to experience this very minute, if you know where to look.

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