Chrome 79 Stories December 26, 2019

Google Chrome bug w/ latest update changes secondary profiles to ‘Person 1’

Google Chrome is regularly updated and, more often than not, things go off without a hitch. In Google Chrome 79, though, many users have noticed that secondary profiles are losing their names and being called “Person 1” instead.

Chrome 79 Stories December 19, 2019

Back in August, Chrome OS added media controls to its notification center, and they now show up on the lockscreen. A similar feature is now coming to Chrome for Mac, Windows, and Linux with playback now controllable from right next to the Omnibox through the “media hub.”

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Chrome 79 Stories December 17, 2019

Chrome 79 for Android rolled out earlier this week with phishing protections and the ability to reorder bookmarks. A WebView issue related to that version is affecting third-party Android apps and causing user data loss.

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After rolling out to Android, Mac, Windows, and Linux, version 79 of Chrome OS is now available. Notable features in Chrome OS 79 include a reworked Overview mode for tablet devices and lockscreen media controls.

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Chrome 79 Stories December 10, 2019

Following the Mac, Windows, and Linux release, Chrome 79 for Android is now rolling out. Tentpole features include password and phishing protections, as well as the ability for PWAs to have maskable icons.

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Google is rolling out the latest version of Chrome for Mac, Windows, and Linux. Chrome 79 readies tab freezing to make the browser less resource-intensive, and a slew of security features related to phishing protections.

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