Chrome 85 Stories September 15, 2020

In the Android world, two different types of “foldables” have been on the rise — those that have a foldable display like the Galaxy Z Flip, and those that have two separate displays like the LG V60 ThinQ and Microsoft Surface Duo. It looks like Google Chrome for Android is now looking to improve the latter kind of foldables with support for multiple displays.

Update: This feature is now live and working in Google Chrome for Android.

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Chrome 85 Stories September 2, 2020

Google starts rolling out Secure DNS in Chrome 85 for Android

DNS over HTTPS (DoH) makes it so that malicious third-parties cannot see what you’re visiting or redirect you to phishng sites. After introducing to desktop browsers, Google is bringing Secure DNS to Chrome 85 for Android.

Chrome 85 Stories September 1, 2020

After rolling out last Tuesday to Mac, Windows, Linux, and Android, Chrome OS 85 will soon be available over the coming weeks. There are a number of usability improvements in this release.

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Chrome 85 Stories August 25, 2020

Following version 84’s release on Android, Mac, Windows, Linux, and Chrome OS, the next release of Google’s browser is rolling out today. Chrome 85 sees faster page loads, the ability to collapse/expand Tab Groups, and much more.

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Chrome 85 Stories July 17, 2020

Chrome for Android streamlines web logins w/ ‘Touch to Fill’

Google Chrome, like most browsers, already goes a long way toward making browsing the web easy and secure by saving your passwords and periodically checking if any of them have been compromised. Now Chrome for Android is streamlining the process of logging into websites using saved passwords with a new “Touch to Fill” experience.

Chrome 85 Stories June 8, 2020

Google Chrome’s built-in autofill service is one of the better ways to save time when filling out forms on the internet. Chrome for Android is about to make that process even smoother with a new bar UI for autofill for addresses, passwords, and billing info.

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Chrome 85 Stories May 7, 2020

Last month, Google Stadia expanded its feature set on the web by enabling support for 5.1 surround sound, but unlike Windows and Mac, this support was not available on Google’s own Chrome OS. Now it looks like Google is bringing 5.1 and 7.1 surround sound support to Chrome OS specifically to improve gaming on Stadia.

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Chrome 85 Stories January 14, 2020

When a website wants to identify your browser and what sort of computer or device you’re browsing from, the first place they’ll turn to is the User Agent string. In a surprising move, Google’s Chromium team has submitted a new proposal that includes deprecating the User Agent string starting in Chrome 81.

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