Chrome 73 Stories March 25, 2019

Chrome 73 for iOS adds built-in website debugging tool to view JavaScript logs

Feature-wise, Chrome for iOS is on par with its Android counterpart, but is more limited in terms of underlying capabilities compared to other platforms. To address how it’s harder to debug webpages, Chrome 73 adds a new Inspect tool for developers to view JavaScript logs.

Chrome 73 Stories March 12, 2019

Chrome 73 for Android rolling out w/ revamped Downloads UI, Omnibar shortcuts, more

Following the Mac, Windows, and Linux update, Chrome 73 is now rolling out to Android. This version features a redesigned Downloads experience and manager, as well as Omnibar link shortcuts and Lite pages.

The latest release of Google Chrome is rolling out today for Mac, Windows, and Linux. On desktops, Chrome 73 introduces a handful of changes related to syncing and account sign-in, as well as developer support for hardware media keys and Auto Picture-in-Picture. However, the most significant user-facing addition is a Dark Mode for macOS.

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Chrome 73 Stories March 4, 2019

In recent weeks, more and more Google apps and services have adopted dark modes. The latest is now Chrome for Android’s UI, but only in the experimental Canary channel. Also in development is a new tab switcher that presents card previews as a grid rather than a list.

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Chrome 73 Stories February 8, 2019

For the past several weeks, Google has been preparing a dark mode for Chrome on Mac and Windows given that both desktop operating systems feature a system-level functionality. A night theme for Android is now in testing with the latest Chrome 73 beta.

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Unlike past betas, Chrome 73 includes a handful of new user-facing features. The browser gains a new “Sync and Google services” section in Settings, and more features tied to signing-in with your Google Account. There are also a handful of new features for Picture-in-Picture and media playback that developers can take advantage of.

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Chrome 73 Stories January 16, 2019

[Update: Live in Dev channel] Chrome OS Linux apps to gain access to Android ‘Play files’ folder

Chrome OS is rapidly becoming a serious player in the Linux field. Now, Google seems to be further integrating the Linux app support with the existing Android app support by allowing the Chrome OS Linux apps to access files from the separated ‘Play files’.

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