google-chrome-logoThe Chrome OS Beta channel has been updated to R10 release including the new Chrome 10 Beta, new trackpad and several stability and functional improvements over the previous release. This release contains the following security fixes:

  • Scratchpad application security vulnerability fix

In addition to all Chrome 10 new features (see Chrome 10 blogpost), there are several Chrome OS great improvements including:

  • 3G modem activation fixes
  • 3G connection to the carrier fixes
  • Wi-Fi connectivity/Out of the Box fixes
  • New trackpad and sensitivity setting adjusted
  • Auto update engine and debugging improvements
  • Power optimizations
  • GTalk video/chat optimizations
  • Audio CPU utilization improvements
  • Improved on screen indicators: brightness, network status, update icon

There is one known issue:

  • [Bug 12085] Audio does not pick up until browser refresh upon lid re-open

You can find full list of fixes that are in Chrome OS R10 in the chromium-os bug tracker . If you find new issues, please let them know by visiting their help site or filing a bug.