This week on The Chrome Cast, we begin our conversation about the beautiful and slightly confusing Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2. As I thought upon entering my review period with this device, this is a tough Chromebook to review. . With such a stark similarity to its predecessor, it’s impossible not to make the comparisons between the two, and that leaves the new Galaxy Chromebook 2 in a somewhat awkward position. Our review is coming, but listen to my thoughts at this point in the process.
For the second half, our conversation is dominated by Google’s new 4-week update approach to Chrome. While it’s unclear what will happen with Chrome OS in the middle of this update, we have some thoughts on how things will progress once Chrome 94 arrives in the fourth quarter of 2021. It has a little to do with the maturation of Chrome OS and the ongoing work in progress. the standalone version of Chrome which is being built for Chromebooks, currently code named “Lacros”.
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