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zanderthunder posted a topic in Software NewsLast week Google pushed another beta release of its browser with several interesting features. Some major changes included in this update are a shared clipboard, DNS-over-HTTPS trail, and a tab freezing functionality for desktop users. Apart from all the new features, the Chrome 79 beta came with some other changes as well. According to the forum reports, Google removed the overlay scrollbar in the Beta release. One of the users who recently installed Chrome Version 79.0.3945.16 confirmed the change in a Reddit thread: “I CAN NOT stand the default scrollbar. It wastes s
Karlston posted a topic in Security & Privacy NewsChrome now warns you when your password has been stolen Chrome 79 arrives with better password protections Google is rolling out Chrome version 79 today, and it includes a number of password protection improvements. The biggest addition is that Chrome will now warn you when your password has been stolen as part of a data breach. Google has been warning about reused passwords in a separate browser extension or in its password checkup tool, but the company is now baking this directly into Chrome to provide warnings as you log in to sites on the web. Y
Chrome 79: global media controls rolling out Google is in the process of rolling out a new global media control feature in the company's Chrome web browser for desktop operating systems. The company launched the feature initially for its ChromeOS operating system to provide users with better media management capabilities. Depending on how you use Chrome, it may sometimes be difficult to control media playback. Say you like to play media in the background while you do other things in the browser. If you need to change playback parameters quickly, e.g. pause playback or
steven36 posted a topic in Mobile NewsGoogle devs "forgot" to move some user data during the Chrome 78 to Chrome 79 update process. Google has halted the rollout of Chrome 79 on Android after mobile app developers reported a major bug that was deleting user data and resetting mobile apps. The bug occurred during the update process from Chrome 78 to Chrome 79. In Chrome 79, Google developers changed the location of the Chrome directory. In a bug report filed last week, Google developers admitted to making a mistake with this operation and forgetting to move the contents of localStora