Users have been complaining that Google Chrome freezes when typing text at least since June 2020. Unfortunately, there is still no official fix available in stable or preview channels. This led users to look out for some quirky ways to bring back Chrome into a working state. If your Chrome sometimes freezes when typing text, here is how you can fix this.
You may be aware of the Tab Scrolling feature in Google Chrome. When enabled, it adds two buttons to the right if the last tab in the tab row, and doesn't shrink the tab width when you have many tabs opened. Those buttons were visible all the time, but now they will appear when only needed.
Google has published a new blog post where it detailed memory management and performance improvements in the latest Chrome 89 release. According to the company, Chrome 89 significantly reduces memory consumption on Windows machines–up to 22% less in the browser processes, 8% in the renderer, and 3% in the GPU.
The Chrome browser team is actively working on improving the recently introduced Tab Search option. With latest updates in Canary, the Tab Search flyout has got variable height, and also features timestamps to show you the last time you interact with a tab.
Here's how to export and import passwords from a CSV File in Google Chrome. When you enter your credentials on a web site, the Chrome browser offers saving them for future use in autofill option. This helpful feature allows you to save your time, and the only thing you need to do is to press the Enter key to sign in into an online service. You can create a backup copy of your saved passwords to a CSV file. This will allow you to restore them later on demand, or transfer them to another PC.
Google Chrome and most Chromium-based browsers receive major updates every six weeks, but Google thinks it can finally change a decade-old schedule and shorten this period. Later this year, Chrome will shift from a six to four-week update cadence. The company has announced this change in the Chromium blog.
Here's how to enable Reading List in Google Chrome. Reading List is Google's answer the to Collections feature available in Microsoft Edge. With Reading list, you can collect and organize links to various websites, and check them later. It works like an advanced bookmark manager.
Google Chrome 89 is now available for download. This is a major release of the world's most popular browser, which brings a lot of new features to the stable branch of the app.
Google has announced an overhauled profile system for the Chrome browser. If you use a shared PC under a single user account, you know the struggle to adjust different personalization settings, manage passwords, documents, and workspaces between several people. Someone forgets to switch profiles, and now everything is completely messed up. With the new profile system, working with different profiles in Chrome will be much easier.
Here is how you can enable Commander in Google Chrome (Quick Commands)
Google Chrome is getting a new feature. Named "Commander", it implements an interface for entering quick commands, similar to what the Vivaldi browser (and the classic Opera 12 has). Here is how to enable and use it.