Google has released Chrome 95, here are the key changes

Google has updated the stable channel of the Chrome browser with a new version. Chrome 95.0.4638.54 is notable for a variety of fixes. Feature-wise, it doesn't include the FTP support code any longer, so the flag doesn't work. There is also a side panel option, which is enabled by default for some.

The Outlook extension is now available in the Chrome Web Store

In June 2021, Microsoft released a new browser extension that lets users access their Outlook accounts without opening a new tab, similar to how the Vivaldi browser allows you to add any website to an always-accessible side panel. The Microsoft Outlook extension can send and receive emails, create and edit calendar entries, manage tasks, and view contacts. You can download the extension using this link from the Edge Add-ons Store.

Google starts testing RSS support in Chrome on Android along with new widgets

The Search giant has started testing a couple of new features for the Android version of their Chrome browser. One of the is the "Follow" feature, which is literally a simplified user interface for the good old RSS. It allows you to "follow" frequently visited websites, bringing their latest updates right to the start page. Another change is a set of new widgets for the Android Home screen.

Google is finally improving text scaling in Chrome for Android

If you have tried to change the default text scaling level in Chrome on Android. If you have tried to increase or decrease the default font size in accessibility settings of the browser, you may already know that the result if often far from perfect. Some sites look broken, the layout is of the text elements can be changed. To address these issues, Google is working on a new Page Zoom feature.

Chrome gets a flag to enable PWA uninstall in Windows Settings

You may remember that Google Chrome has the ability to remove an installed PWA using Settings and/or Control Panel. When enabled, it allows adds the appropriate Uninstall option to the Start menu shortcut context menu for installed PWAs. Well, Google goes further with this feature, and has added a flag to quickly enable or disable this functionality in the browser.

Chrome will soon show files from Drive on the new tab page

Google has announced a new feature to help browser users access their files in Drive faster. Soon, Google Chrome will start displaying relevant files from Google Drive on the New Tab Page. This capability joins the feature Google introduced in 2019 that allows users to search for files in Drive using the address bar in Chrome.

Chrome is getting UI improvements on Windows 11

A fancy user interface is not the number one priority for a good browser, but users do not mind when developers pay more attention to how their browsers look. Recently, Microsoft introduced a set of redesigns for the Edge browser on Windows 11 with rounded corners and the Mica effect on the tab strip and context menus. Now Google wants to follow suit.