Chrome 59 is now available for macOS, Windows and Linux. The updated version of the most popular browser in the world now has a new Material Design settings page, support for native notifications in macOS as well as other security and development related updates. One of the new updates in developer tools is a full page screenshots tool.
Mac users have long been dependent on third party apps like Fluid to create application shortcuts to websites. Chrome also supports this functionality but so far, it is officially available for Windows users. However, thanks to some hidden flags, this functionality can be enabled on macOS too.
Modern day websites use a number of frameworks like jQuery to provide a good user experience to users. This means that the framework libraries to be fetched from different links every time a website loads. One way to speed this up is to for web developers to reduce server requests which helps load websites faster. However, there are a few new extensions that can redirect these requests to local versions of …
Chrome IG Story extension lets users watch Instagram Stories from their desktop Chrome browser. It uses a similar layout as Stories in the Instagram app, uses keyboard shortcuts for navigation and also lets users download the photos or videos from the Stories.
Google’s browser, Chrome, has been updated to version 52. The new update finally gets the much awaited Material Design makeover, along with security and bug fixes and removal of app launcher.
If you’ve been wondering how you could engage in a slightly better way with your Facebook audience, well, here’s news for you. Facebook has just made sharing and saving a lot easier for developers and users. Launched today are three updates, specifically two Chrome extensions and a full update of all Social Plugin buttons.
Google has been working on adding material design elements to Chrome on desktop since a long time now. It was expected that Chrome would have completely shifted to material design by now but it seems to still be a work in progress. Luckily, there are some hidden flags in Chrome that you can toy with to turn on material design right away.
Google has added support for native OS X notifications in the latest Chrome update. This allows Chrome to show notifications similar to Safari as well as list them in the Today view in OS X’s notification center.
Sideplayer, a new extension for Google Chrome, lets you watch YouTube videos in a ‘picture in picture’ mode, while you continue browsing other websites in the browser. The extension creates a small video player for the video you are watching which continue playing even if you close the YouTube website tab.
Pocket has announced Recommendations, a new feature which is available on its website and Android and iOS apps. As the name suggests, Recommendations provides content suggestions based on your reading habits and what you save in your Pocket.
Vysor is an interesting new app for Google Chrome (desktop browser) which lets users control their Android smartphone. Vysor can easily be installed in Chrome and linked to an Android smartphone to view its display on the computer and get complete control over it.
Google regularly includes new features in the development build of their Chrome browser. One of the latest and useful features that has been found in the dev/Canary channels on Chrome is downloads notifications and option to pause or resume downloads.