Chrome 68 Stories August 15, 2018
Chrome 68 Stories August 7, 2018
After rolling out to Android, Mac, Windows, and Linux, version 68 of Chrome OS is now available. Notable features include more “Material 2.0” elements across the UI, a range of accessibility improvements, and a Display Size setting. Security changes in this update mark HTTP sites as “Not secure” and enforce the Certificate Transparency policy.
Chrome 68 Stories July 24, 2018
Chrome 68 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.
Chrome 68 Stories June 7, 2018
Chrome 68 is rolling out today to the beta channel with a number of features ranging from security and PWA enhancements to crash reduction. On the design front, the vertical tab switcher on Android adopts an Android P-like appearance, while a significant Material Design look is in the works for desktop.
Chrome 68 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.
Chrome 68 Stories May 17, 2018
Google has long been a big proponent of pushing HTTPS as seen with the .app top-level domain where security is default and in Search rankings. The biggest adoption drive has been through Chrome, with the browser soon marking all HTTP sites as “Not secure.”
When that fully rolls out, Google will begin phasing out the green “Secure” badge and lock icon as security becomes the default expectation.
Chrome 68 Stories April 22, 2018
Chrome 68 Stories February 8, 2018
In early 2017, Chrome began prominently labeling certain insecure HTTP sites as “Not secure” in the address bar. Today, Google announced plans to mark all HTTP pages the same way on an upcoming version of the browser later this year.
Chrome 68 Stories November 30, 2017