Recently released stable version of Google Chrome on desktop platforms now shows an install button in the omnibox for Progressive Web Apps (PWAs). With this animated install button, Chrome aims to increase installations of PWAs.
The Chromium-based Microsoft Edge would have full support for Chrome extensions. This means that the users should be able to install and use existing Chrome extensions with the Edge browser without any compatibility issue.
Chrome browser for Android has started experimenting with the dark mode feature in the latest Canary builds. The dark mode feature of Chrome would be able to automatically sync with the system wide dark mode settings on the Android Q.
Intra app by Jigsaw offers one-tap solution to fight against DNS manipulation attacks imposed by ISPs or government authorities. It enables encrypted DNS queries to enhance privacy and protection.
Similar to Android’s Picture-in-Picture mode, Chrome users on Windows, Mac, ChromeOS and Linux can watch videos in detached floating windows.
Google has discontinued Google Input Tools for Windows. While it’s is still available as a Chrome extension, the Windows installer is not available for download anymore.
Windows 10 Timeline feature allows users to see their activities and recently used applications. This chronological activity log can be synchronized over other connected computers, and users can resume their work right from the timeline itself.
Around 75% traffic of Chrome is now over HTTPS. This includes Chrome on Windows and Android.
Chrome notifications are now integrated with the Windows 10 Action Center. Notifications sent by websites, apps and extensions will now appear in the operating system’s notification center.
On the new tab pages of Chrome for Android, Google lists suggested articles for you, which are based on Web & App Activity of your Google account.
Google Chrome team has pushed Chrome 65 to the stable build on Windows, Linux and Mac.