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Chrome 102: Window Controls Overlay, a Host of Finished Origin Trials, PWAs as File Handlers and More

Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome beta channel release for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, macOS, and Windows. Learn more about the features listed here through the provided links or from the list on ChromeStatus.com. Chrome 102 is beta as of April 28, 2022. You can download the latest on Google.com for desktop or...

Chrome 101: Federated Credential Management Origin Trial, Media Capabilities for WebRTC, and More

Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome beta channel release for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, macOS, and Windows. Learn more about the features listed here through the provided links or from the list on ChromeStatus.com. Chrome 101 is beta as of March 31, 2022. You can download the latest on Google.com for desktop or...

What to Expect from Privacy Sandbox Testing

[Update on April 15, 2022]Today, we've started an origin trial for the Privacy Sandbox ads relevance and measurement proposals (Topics, FLEDGE and Attribution Reporting APIs) for a limited number of Chrome Beta users. Developers can register and begin to set up their origin trial tests. We will continue to provide regular updates as the origin trial...

How Chrome Became Highest Scoring Browser on Speedometer, Ever

Last week we released a blog post about our improvements in Chrome speed over the past year culminating with the M99 release of Chrome. We wanted to follow up by going in depth on how we achieved this milestone in browser performance.Since the launch of Chrome in 2008, one of our core principles has been to build the fastest browser, whether you're...

A new speed milestone for Chrome

Everyday, billions of people around the world turn to Chrome to get things done quickly on their devices, whether shopping for a new pair of headphones or pulling together a sales report for work. Nothing is more frustrating than having a slow experience while browsing the web. That’s why Chrome has always been focused on building the fastest possible...

Chrome 100 Beta: Reduced User-Agent Strings, Multi-Screen Window Placement, and More

Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome beta channel release for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, macOS, and Windows. Learn more about the features listed here through the provided links or from the list on ChromeStatus.com. Chrome 100 is beta as of March 3. 2022. You can download the latest on Google.com for desktop or...

Chrome 99: CSS Cascade Layers, a New Picker for Input Elements, and More

Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome beta channel release for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, macOS, and Windows. Learn more about the features listed here through the provided links or from the list on ChromeStatus.com. Chrome 99 is beta as of February 3, 2022. You can download the latest on Google.com for desktop or...

Chrome 98 Beta: Color Gradient Vector Fonts, Region Capture Origin Trial, and More

Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome beta channel release for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, macOS, and Windows. Learn more about the features listed here through the provided links or from the list on ChromeStatus.com. Chrome 98 is beta as of January 10, 2022. You can download the latest on Google.com for desktop or...

Chrome on Windows performance improvements and the journey of Native Window Occlusion

Whether you prefer organizing your browser with tab groups, naming your windows, tab search, or another method, you have lots of features that help you get to the tabs you want. In this The Fast and the Curious post, we describe how we use what windows are visible to you to optimize Chrome, leading to 25.8% faster start up and 4.5% fewer crashes.BackgroundFor...

Faster Chrome - Let The Compiler do the work

Chrome is fast, but there's always room for improvement. Often, that's achieved by carefully crafting the algorithms that make up Chrome. But there's a lot of Chrome, so why not let computers do at least some part of our work? In this installment of The Fast And the Curious, we'll show you several changes in how we build Chrome to achieve a 25.8% higher...

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