Android OS upgrades may be a steaming, hot mess — thanks mostly to the way the platform relies on unmotivated device-makers to do the legwork — but over on the Chrome OS side of things, by golly, it's a whole other story.

Chrome OS upgrades come out like clockwork, quietly and automatically, every two to three weeks. Because of the way that operating system is structured, y'see, it's easy for Google to manage the process internally and create a level of consistency that just isn't possible on Android. (On the flip side, of course, a Chromebook's software can't be customized by manufacturers in the way an Android device's can — something that may be a blessing or a curse, depending on your perspective.)

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