Saturday, 22 September, 2018

Google Chrome Turns 10 Years Old; Gets Facelift And New Features

4 updates coming to Google Chrome for its 10th birthday Google’s Chrome Turns 10 and Gets a Fresh Look, New Tricks and an Easter Egg
Wayne Curry | 05 September, 2018, 19:37

This week is the Google Chrome browser's tenth anniversary, and Google is celebrating with the release of Chrome 69. We first spotted evidence for this happening back in April.

Chrome - which has around two billion users globally - is typically updated every six weeks, but it released a special update yesterday that introduces some new features. You can see in the image below that the icons on a new tab now look very similar to Android icons. There are new icons and also new colors being used throughout the experience. Website icons on tabs are easier to read on the desktop. And across Chrome, they have simplified the prompts, menus, and even the URLs in the address bar. Google has also included a password generator, just in case you need to create a new password for a website. It can more accurately fill in your passwords, addresses, and credit card numbers as all this information is saved to your Google account, and can also now be accessed directly from the Chrome toolbar. Lastly, Google Chrome can now automatically generate password suggestions so you don't have to come up with your own passwords. Yes, that means it might be harder to remember than the dumb "password", but that that's what password management apps are for.

You'll find deeper changes as well. This includes answers related to a popular place, a public figure, historical event, and more. Furthermore, if you are a tab hoarder the omnibox search will let you know if you already have a relevant tab open and let you jump to it.

You'll soon be able to search through your Google Drive right from the search bar. Both of those announcements should be welcome; supporting the developer community is one of the best ways for Google to make sure Chrome doesn't become a bloated mess that can't perform as well as competitive browsers. Here are the most important new features.

As we've known for a while now, Chrome 69 finally brings a uniform Material Design finish to the entire user experience.

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Chrome 69 is rolling out now globally. There's a new birthday edition of the "Offline Dino Game" that'll be available through September.

If you're a Chromie like us, a lot of these features may appear familiar as we have been reporting on them in upcoming versions of Chrome OS. The team is also working on improving their machine language algorithms to combat phishing and malware.

"Today, in honor of Chrome's 10th birthday, we're launching several new features", Rahul Roy-Chowdhury, VP of Product Management at Google, stated in an announcement. There's a reason why it's the number one web browser in the world, after all. Enter your email to be subscribed to our newsletter.

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