Chrome 81 Stories January 27

On Chrome for Android, it’s all too easy to get more information about a word or phrase on a website by simply selecting it, then opening the new Google Search panel that appears on screen. Spotted by Chrome Story, a similar, but more powerful version of this feature, “Quick Answers,” is being developed for Chrome OS, similar to Look Up on macOS.

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Chrome 81 Stories January 20

Sharing links to quality content is one of the core experiences of the internet as we know it today. Google is looking to streamline that process with a new share sheet in Chrome for Android that also brings new ways to share the web.

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Chrome 81 Stories January 17

There are two types of people in this world — those who keep maybe three Chrome tabs open at most, and those who treat Chrome tabs like a running backlog of things you want to get done or look into but not right this second. For those, like myself, in the latter category who end up with way too many open tabs, Chrome for Android is testing out a new recommendation to maybe close some of those, even though you probably still won’t listen.

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Chrome 81 Stories January 14

When a website wants to identify your browser and what sort of computer or device you’re browsing from, the first place they’ll turn to is the User Agent string. In a surprising move, Google’s Chromium team has submitted a new proposal that includes deprecating the User Agent string starting in Chrome 81.

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Chrome 81 Stories January 10

With the seemingly endless breadth of content available on the internet these days, when you find content that’s truly special and unique, you may want to see more from the same author or creator. Google Chrome is prepping an experimental feature to help you do just that by showing social media info and more content from your favorite web creators.

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Chrome 81 Stories December 26, 2019

The two most essential apps when using a Chromebook are without a doubt the built-in Chrome browser and the Files app. While Chrome gets regular improvements and tweaks in each update, Files has stayed relatively the same as of late. Chrome OS 81 is looking to shake things up by bringing Google Material Theme components to the Files app.

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