Chrome 67 Stories July 11, 2018

Following the disclosure of Spectre and Meltdown CPU vulnerabilities earlier this year, the entire tech industry has been working to secure devices. In the current stable version of Chrome, Google has widely rolled out a security feature called Site Isolation to protect desktop browsers against Spectre.

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Chrome 67 Stories June 11, 2018

Chrome 67 rolled out last month a with a handful of developer APIs and in-development design changes, like a horizontal tab switcher. The latter requires enabling a flag, but this update does include a redesigned video player that is now widely rolling out.

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Chrome 67 Stories June 7, 2018

After rolling out to Android, Mac, Windows, and Linux, version 67 of Chrome OS is now available. Notable features include a new “Touchable material 2.0” design for tablet devices and support for desktop Progressive Web Apps. There are also new APIs for creating VR experiences, ADB support, and the perfunctory security and bug fixes.

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Chrome 67 Stories May 31, 2018

Following the Mac, Windows, and Linux release on Tuesday, Chrome 67 is now rolling out for Android. Developers will be better suited to create virtual reality experiences and other apps thanks to new APIs in this version, while the standard security and bug fixes are present. There are also several design tweaks, but most still require a flag to enable.

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Chrome 67 Stories May 29, 2018

Starting with Mac, Windows, and Linux, Google is rolling out the latest version of Chrome today. Chrome 67 introduces a number of features and APIs that developers can take advantage of for apps and virtual reality experiences. Meanwhile, there are the perfunctory bug fixes and security patches.

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Chrome 67 Stories May 25, 2018

Last month, Chrome for Android began testing a horizontal tab switcher in the experimental Dev channel. It was very similar to the current design and reflected the rumored changes coming to Android P’s Recents menu. Chrome is now testing a tab switcher that is more in line with Developer Preview 2 from I/O 2018.

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Chrome 67 Stories April 30, 2018

Following the release of version 66 for Mac, Windows, Linux, and Android, Chrome 67 has entered the beta channel. A mostly developer-focused release, it allows testing of the new WebXR Device API, while web applications can now access various device sensors. There are also a handful of user-facing changes on Android and Chrome OS.

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Chrome 67 Stories April 5, 2018

Emoji usage proliferates on phones and tablets because it’s very fast to bring up that virtual keyboard on Android and iOS. Now, Google Chrome is working on making it easier to use emoji on desktops thanks to a new right-click shortcut.

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Chrome 67 Stories March 28, 2018

Google has done a lot in recent months to streamline the experience on Chrome OS for Android apps, and that means making the desktop OS more like Android itself. Now, it seems one of Android P’s biggest redesigns is going to be making its way to Chrome OS… expand full story

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