The latest release of Chrome for Mac and Windows will mute those annoying auto-playing videos. This feature was slated to be a part of Chrome 64 released in January but was delayed for some reason. By blocking auto-playing videos, Chrome will be able to reduce data consumption and also improve the overall browsing experience.
On Tuesday, March 27, Apple is hosting an education-focused event in Chicago, Illinois, where the company is expected to announce a new, cheaper iPad option, along with new educational software.
Google has just introduced Chrome 60 for Macs, which officially brings support for the Touch Bar. After the update, users will be able to add, rearrange or remove the Chrome shortcuts from the Touch Bar. You can even turn off predictive text on Chrome using the Touch Bar. Users can couple this with a bunch of existing Touch Bar settings like modifying the volume and brightness.
Chrome 57 for iOS Introduces ‘Read Later’ Functionality; Desktop Version Becomes More Power Efficient
Google has rolled out a new update for Chrome for iOS that introduces a ‘Read Later’ functionality to the browser. The feature works similar to Safari’s Reading List and has been available on the Android version of the browser for quite some time now.
QR code is a type of barcode that was first introduced in the automotive industry to keep track of vehicles during manufacturing. It quickly became popular for other uses due to its fast readability and wide range of applications.
The Chromium Project has meant that Chrome for Desktop has been open source for quite some time, with an Android version launched in 2015.
Every browser comes equipped with an Incognito mode which allows users to browse the web privately without saving the pages they visit. When you open an Incognito Window in Google Chrome, you’ll notice that the browser applies a dark theme to that window.
Both Safari and Chrome have this feature where if you go to a relatively popular news site like New York Times, you’ll get a popup asking if you want to enable push notifications for the site. If you allow them, you’ll get notifications for articles published on the site. Great. Well, the notifications from popular websites about new you might not care about is bad enough. But you can just say “Deny” and move on. These popovers though, persist.
Google has aspirations to remove Chrome Apps from other platforms, like Apple’s desktop operating system, but the process will take some time.
When you’re using an app, having it crash on you can be a real inconvenience. For anyone that’s used the Chrome iOS app and has suffered this from time-to-time, things are looking better.