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Google has updated its browser in the Canary Channel, adding the recently offered Mica effect to the tab strip. The new visuals are now available for everyone to test without extra flags or commands.
Google is now working on ways to make the note feature in Chrome's password manager more handy and convenient. For those unaware, the option to add notes to passwords was added exactly a year ago.
Google has started bringing passkeys to Android and Chrome. It's still early in the day for this technology, and this rollout is intended for developers to add support to their products.
Google is working on a feature that will add another layer of security associated to autofilling of passwords. Microsoft Edge already has this functionality but it's not the default configuration.
Google has started working on sidebar search for Chrome to offer users the flexibility to do a quick search without leaving the current webpage. Microsoft Edge has had this feature for several months.
The latest update in the Chrome Canary channel brings a new flag to enable an advanced screenshot editor with various tools and features for users who often take screengrabs of web pages.
The latest Chrome Canary update for Windows brings a long-overdue feature already available on Linux and macOS: the ability to rearrange tabs using the Ctrl + Shift + Page Up/Down shortcut.
Chrome Canary has a new feature that enables search in a side panel on the currently open tab. Google introduced it last year on Chrome OS, and now Side Search is available on Windows.
Google is considering introducing the ability to add notes to your saved passwords in Chrome. Its use-cases could be storing information about security questions and last modified date of credentials.
Reddit user u/Leopeva64-2 spotted a new feature in the latest Chrome Canary 98.0.4725.0 that lets you enable a flag to add passwords manually. It's a pretty straightforward implementation.
Recently we came to know that the Chromium dev team at Google is working on Windows 11-style context menus sporting rounded corners. The feature is now in Canary and we took a look.
Chrome Canary has added a new capability that will make it easier to open bookmarked links in a tab group at once. It has also gained a new feature to restore grouped tabs from the history menu.
Chrome Canary on Android is getting a new experimental feature that will allow you to tap on a follow button in order to get the latest content from the websites you like. It's rolling out in the U.S.
Google is testing the addition of personalized shopping recommendations on the new tab page for Chrome. A hidden flag in Chrome Canary lets users enable the feature with fake data.
Chrome Canary's experimental 'Scrollable TabStrip' feature now lets users scroll through the tab bar when the width of the open tabs cannot be shrunk further and the tabs exceed the window width.
Google is bringing the ability to give individual browser windows custom names to make it easy to switch between them and avoid confusion. The feature is now live in the latest Canary builds.
A new Chromium Gerritt entry and an experimental flag in Chrome Canary suggest that the search giant could let Chrome create tab groups automatically based on the webpage domains.
A new experimental flag spotted in Chrome Canary suggests that Google is working on a 'Read Later' feature that lets users set tabs aside for later, similar to Collections in Microsoft Edge.
Microsoft is rolling out support for Surface Duo emulation for stable Edge's developer tools. The feature was committed to Chromium last month and is available on other branches in Chrome and Edge.
Google is testing a new dark mode for the Google search page on the web on Android. However, enabling the feature requires users to enable a hidden flag on Chrome's Canary and Dev versions.
Google unveiled the tab groups feature earlier this month that lets users group similar tabs for better management. Users on Chrome Canary can now collapse those tabs, vastly improving usability.
Users running Chrome Canary on Windows and Android can now try out app shortcuts for installed PWAs, where supported. This brings a more native feel when long-pressing or right-clicking the PWA icons.
Google is testing a feature that provides a history of users' media playback. An experimental 'media-history' flag can be enabled in Chrome Canary, but it is still in the early stages of development.
The latest Edge Canary version is bringing the ability to switch media playing in the browser to a picture-in-picture window from the global media controls. It is currently an experimental feature.
Google is testing the addition of a share icon in the toolbar for Chrome on Android. This nifty feature will be a welcome addition. It can be enabled through the experimental flags in Chrome Canary.
Google is testing a new interface for the Share UI that adds the ability to generate and share QR codes. There also seems to be a new screenshot tool. The features are hidden in Chrome Canary for now.
The latest builds of Chrome Canary now have a new capability that lets you share a webpage via a QR Code. It remains hidden in a Chrome flag for now and there's no word yet on its wider rollout.
Google has employed a new flag in its latest Chrome Canary update that applies a Microsoft-made fix aimed at ameliorating Chromium-based browsers' battery usage when caching media content.
A new update to Chromium Canary shows Google's developers are working on bringing clipboard syncing between devices to its browser, allowing you to copy/paste text from one device to another.
This weekend's Chromium Canary update rendered the browser quite useless on Windows systems, as all web pages and even browser settings pages open with an error; there's a workaround though.
An update to Chrome Canary on Android has introduced a flag that enables users to set website specific timers. The feature ties in with the Digital Wellbeing Dashboard and is exclusive to Android Q.
Google has finally added a reader mode to its developmental Chrome Canary builds on the desktop. Google has been slow to add the feature, with Apple adding it to Safari 5 back in 2010.
Google appears to have rolled out the swipe gesture-based navigation to Chrome, allowing users to go back and forward through their browsing history with left and right swipe gestures.
Google's latest version of Chrome Canary adds support for Windows Mixed Reality, allowing users to browse the web from Chrome using a virtual reality headset, but you need to be a Windows Insider.
Chrome Canary seems to have added the capability to automatically switch to dark mode when Windows 10's dark theme is turned on. It's not clear when the auto-detection will hit the regular Chrome.
Google is testing a visual refresh of its Chrome browser in its Canary branch, with it following guidelines rumored to be a part of the company's upcoming 'Material Design 2' paradigm.
After details emerged in April of Google's plans to integrate an ad-blocker into Chrome, the browser's latest Canary build includes a setting to "block ads from sites that tend to show intrusive ads".
Google's Material Design has been slowly showing up in more and more products over the past couple of years and now it's finally available on Chrome for PCs, albeit in an experimental fashion.