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August 4

Chrome for Android may soon send notifications reminding you to use Chrome

For years now, Google Chrome has been an absolute dominant force in the world of web browsers, but since the relaunch of Microsoft Edge based on Google’s Chromium, that position has been challenged. Now, Google is preparing to drive more Android owners back to using Chrome through targeted notifications.

August 10

Chrome for Windows to gain handy Incognito Mode desktop shortcut

The Windows version of Google Chrome is preparing to add a desktop shortcut to open directly into an Incognito window, perfect for whatever you use Incognito Mode for.

Google delays deprecation of Chrome Apps on all platforms

Chrome Apps were Google’s original version for having web technologies offer an “experience comparable to a native application.” The modern web is now more than capable, and a final deprecation timeline was set earlier this year. However, Google is now pushing back some of the dates.

July 30

Google app’s bad, non-Chrome in-app browser is back in latest beta

Earlier this month, the Google app pulled its custom in-app browser for opening Search results and Discover articles. It was not particularly well liked for eschewing the standard Chrome Custom Tab implementation on Android. The latest Google app beta is now testing it again and made some tweaks along the way.

Google sunsetting Password Checkup extension now that it’s integrated with Chrome

Early in 2019, Google introduced Password Checkup to warn of breached third-party logins. Originally a Chrome extension, the tool was integrated into its online password manager and later the browser itself. Next month, Google will sunset the dedicated Password Checkup Chrome extension.

July 29

Chrome 85 will export tagged PDFs that aid screen reader accessibility

Over the weekend, Google marked the 30th anniversary for the ADA by highlighting various assistive features built into its products. The latest is coming to Chrome and generates tagged PDFs that are more accessible.

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