Google brings tab search to Chromebooks with Chrome OS 87

Chromebooks can now display the battery level of a connected Bluetooth device.


Google is rolling out Chrome OS 87, which includes the recently revealed tab search feature. You can access that from the circular button in the top-right corner or by pressing Ctrl-Shift-A, as 9to5 Google notes. It's a useful function that will help you find a specific tab across all of your open windows. Tab search will arrive on the desktop Chrome browser later.

Once you’ve updated your Chromebook, you’ll be able to see the battery levels of connected Bluetooth devices, a feature that’s mainly meant for wireless headphones. You can see the battery percentage in the Bluetooth menu and via a notification in the bottom right of your screen when you connect a device.

There are also 36 more wallpapers to choose from, some of which were created with the Chrome Canvas app, along with mouse, touchscreen and stylus input support for the Alt-Tab window switcher. Other features include tweaks to language settings to make life easier for multilingual users, support for switch accessibility devices and the option to rename files and pick folders to store them in when saving to Google Drive.

As ever, it may take several days before the update is available to everyone.