Google says the idea of hiding URL portions and query parameters in the Chrome address bar was a bad idea. The company removed the code for this feature from the Chrome code base. As you maybe remember, last year, Google experimented with the URL format displayed in Chrome, with the result that only part of the domain was visible, and the full URL was only visible after clicking on the address bar.
The developers of modern mainstream browsers constantly work to improve the security of their products. With every release, they add new protection capabilities to make you safer on the Internet. Recently, Microsoft introduced improved password management, and Google Chrome started rolling out an updated Enhanced Safe Browsing feature to all Chrome 91 users.
Not so long ago, Microsoft Edge Canary for Android received a nifty built-in utility for web page screenshots. At the time of writing, that tool could not offer much. In fact, unlike Web Capture in Edge on desktops, a screenshot utility for Edge on Android was half-baked and basically broken. Now, the same tool finally appeared in Chrome Stable on Android.
Here's how to disable Tab Grouping in Chrome 91 on Android if you are not happy with this feature and want to open links in new tabs. Google's tab grouping is an option that the company considers convenient and must-have for every user. It is currently available in both Android and desktop versions of the browser.
Here's how you can Disable FLoC in Google Chrome. FLoC is a new initiative from Google to replace traditional cookies with less privacy-invasive technologies that at the same time allow advertisers to provide relevant ads. In a nutshell, instead of tracking individual users, FLoC generates groups of people with common interests. On paper, the idea sounds good, but in reality, FLoC has already faced strong criticism and opposition from many different companies and developers. Brave, Vivaldi, and Firefox developers recently announced their decision not to adopt FLoC due to privacy concerns.
Google Chrome 91 is out, bringing a number of new features to the stable branch of the browser. Perhaps its most notable change is the ability to copy a file and paste it into a web page. Also, it fixes 32 security vulnerabilities.
Last week, a weird bug appeared in Chrome for Windows and Linux. According to numerous complaints from frustrated users, the browser suffered from multiple tabs and extensions crashes; it also showed a gray screen instead of settings and extensions pages. During the weekend, users have been trying different things to bring Chrome back to life. Some advised reinstalling the browser, while others told users to wipe the User Data folder.
Google is working on a new feature that will help you keep your passwords strong and secure. Soon, Chrome, the most popular browser in the world, will be able to detect and auto-correct compromised passwords with a single tap.
Soon Google Chrome will display RSS feeds on websites to make it easier to follow their updates. A new announcement on the official Chromium blog details that it is already available for some Canary users in the US running Chrome on Android.
Once of the least expected changes in Google Chrome is a refined look of the Settings tab. The team the browser was happy with it for years, but this has changed. Currently available in Canary, it introduced Microsoft Edge-like sections.