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Chrome OS Will Reportedly Get Notification Dots Soon

Posted On: Jan 13, 2018   |   Posted By: Android Headlines

Chrome OS will reportedly be getting notification dots sometime soon according to a new report. The notification dots if you're not familiar are little indicators that will show up on top of the home screen shortcuts for applications to tell you that you have unread notifications for those apps. This only shows up on app icons which have been placed on the homescreen, and they're only visible on devices running on Android Oreo, that is unless you have a third-party app launcher which has already incorporated this type of feature.
While there is no direct statement about the notification dots actually appearing on Chrome OS, a Chrome commit that was recently discovered seems suggest that these notifications dots will be implemented at some point. In regards to what the information in the commit is that points to this potential feature, the following string of code, “ShelfView::OnShelfItemChanged handles update the icons indicator,” which doesn't necessarily guarantee that notification dots are coming to the...

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