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Faster Chrome – Let The Compiler do the work

December 1st, 2021

Chrome is fast, but there’s always room for improvement. Often, that’s achieved by carefully crafting the algorithms that makeup Chrome. But there’s a lot of Chrome, so why not let computers do at least some part of our work? In this installment of The Fast And The Curious, we’ll show you several changes in how…

Simplified Storage Controls

November 18th, 2021

At Chrome, we’re always looking for ways to help users better understand and manage privacy on the web. Our most recent change provides more clarity on controlling site storage settings. Starting today, we will be rolling out this change to M97 Beta, we will be re-configuring our Privacy and Security settings related to data a…

Chrome Dev Summit 2021: Moving toward a more powerful and private web

November 3rd, 2021

By Paul Kinlan, Lead for Chrome Developer Relations The big day is finally here. Today, at Chrome Dev Summit 2021 we shared some of the highlights of what we’ve been working on — the latest product updates, vision for the web’s future, and examples of best-in-class web experiences. Over the past year, we’ve also had…

Run on OS Login

November 2nd, 2021

Users want frequently used applications such as Email, Chat, and other productivity apps to automatically start when they login to their devices. Auto-starting these apps at login streamlines the user experience as users don’t have to manually start apps after logging into their devices. Windows, Mac, and Linux devices allow users to configure native apps…

Chrome 96 Beta: Conditional Focus, Priority Hints, and More

October 21st, 2021

Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome beta channel release for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, macOS, and Windows. Learn more about the features listed here through the provided links or from the list on ChromeStatus.com. Chrome 96 is beta as of October 21, 2021. Preparing for a Three Digit Version Number…

Bonsai Browser

October 13th, 2021

Web-browser for research that helps programmers think clearly. With Bonsai, rather than being like, I’m going to go use my web browser now, you hit Option + Space and it brings up a browser. It’s either full-screen or a very minimal float-over-everything window. You can visually organize things into Workspaces. I can see it is…

iOS Browser Choice

September 28th, 2021

Just last week I got one of those really?! 🤨 faces when this fact came up in conversation amongst smart and engaged fellow web developers: there is no browser choice on iOS. It’s all Safari. You can download apps that are named Chrome or Firefox, or anything else, but they are just veneered over Safari….

Chrome 95 Beta: Secure Payment Confirmation, WebAssembly Exception Handling and More

September 23rd, 2021

Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome Beta channel release for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, macOS, and Windows. Learn more about the features listed here through the provided links or from the list on ChromeStatus.com. Chrome 95 is beta as of September 23, 2021. Origin Trials This version of Chrome introduces…

Chrome 94 Beta: WebCodecs, WebGPU, Scheduling, and More

August 26th, 2021

Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome beta channel release for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, macOS, and Windows. Learn more about the features listed here through the provided links or from the list on ChromeStatus.com. Chrome 94 is beta as of August 26, 2021. WebCodecs Existing media APIs (HTMLMediaElement, Media Source…

Chrome 93: Multi-Screen Window Placement, PWAs as URL Handlers, and More

July 29th, 2021

Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome beta channel release for Android, Android WebView, Chrome OS, Linux, macOS, and Windows. Learn more about the features listed here through the provided links or from the list on ChromeStatus.com. Chrome 93 is beta as of July 29, 2021. Origin Trials This version of…