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.
Chrome for iPad users have something to look forward to as Google updates the app to support plenty of iOS 9-specific features.
It’s a pretty well-known fact that Steve Jobs wasn’t the biggest fan of Adobe Flash. He explains his reasoning at length, and it is for these reasons that Safari doesn’t come with Flash already enabled, nor do iPhones, iPads, or iPods natively support Flash. With its ongoing and recent security issues it may be time for everyone to rethink their acceptance of Adobe Flash. For Mac owners that use Google Chrome instead of Safari as their primary browser, you can disable Flash as well.
Google Chrome may offer more features than Safari, and is the best option for those who use multiple platforms. But it should be avoided if you use a notebook and rely on good battery life. A new study has confirmed that Google’s browser drains more of your MacBook’s energy than its rivals.
Google working on improvements to address Chrome’s battery hog complaints on Mac, aims to bring it on par with Safari
There is little denying the fact that Chrome has become a resource hogging browser on all platforms. This is clearly evident on OS X where MacBook owners can get significantly better battery life by switching to Safari.
Flash content is still out there, and for those that try to navigate the web and find it tends to slow things down for you, or even drains battery life, Google is aiming to fix it.