Chrome OS 80 improves tablet mode, adds APK sideloading, and updates Linux environment (Update: Rollout paused)

No more placing your Chromebook in Dev Mode just to install an APK

Update 1: 2020/03/03 10:14am PST

As noted by About Chromebooks, the Chrome OS 80 update rollout seems to be on hold. There are reports of various bugs with the update on social media, so

Chrome OS updates always arrive a little later than Chrome browser updates, but Chrome OS 80 has been cooking in the oven for an especially long period of time — v81 of the browser is due soon. Read MoreChrome OS 80 improves tablet mode, adds APK sideloading, and updates Linux environment (Update: Rollout paused) was written by the awesome team at Android Police.