Google is all set to introduce Metal framework on Chrome 94 beta for macOS. The new implementation is expected to enhance graphic processing capabilities on macOS. Furthermore, the new WebCodec API being tested on beta 94 will offer improved media processing capabilities.
For a browser that’s not pre-installed on macOS, Google Chrome is pretty popular among Mac users, but it makes sense. Chrome was known in its early days for being energy-efficient, storage-friendly, and fast. Mac users even said it was far better than Safari and Firefox.
Chrome is known to hog RAM irrespective of which platform you use it on. The Chrome dev. team has made multiple improvements to the browser over the years to reduce its RAM and resource usage but it still remains one of the heaviest browsers around. But how much exactly is the difference between Chrome and Safari in terms of RAM usage?
Google has started rolling out a major update for Chrome that brings some massive performance and battery life improvements. As per Google, Chrome 87 brings the “largest gain in Chrome performance in years” which includes 25% faster start-up time, 7% faster page loading times, reduced RAM and power usage, and more.
There’s no doubt that the 2019 Mac Pro is an incredibly powerful machine. However, it looks like Google Chrome can bring any desktop computer to a standstill if we push it hard enough.
Google has updated Chrome with global audio control that makes it super easy for users to control audio and video with a single click. We often find ourselves opening a bunch of tabs and suddenly out of nowhere we start hearing music. The worst part is that you have to open a tab and mute the one playing music.
Google Chrome 73 has been released by Google and it adds Dark Mode support to the browser. The feature is integrated with the dark mode in macOS Mojave so enabling dark mode at an OS level will switch Chrome to a dark theme as well.
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.