Chrome OS UI Hiding Feature To Change Behavior In Tablet Mode
In short: Chrome OS devices built in a convertible or tablet configuration may soon be able to hide the top UI in-browser upon scrolling as early as Chrome 70 or version 71, judging by a recently spotted commit in the Chromium Gerrit. The feature, dubbed ‘top-chrome slide’ in the flags menu, has now been turned on by default in the Canary Channel. As a result, those who are on the developer-driven beta channel of the OS can now scroll down in Google Chrome on a Chrome OS device in tablet mode and the browser’s UI will hide automatically.
Background: For clarity, this feature was actually reported in earlier versions of the OS b…