The Google Chrome browser is improving the performance of its tabs and introducing new features to increase efficiency. Google is improving the recently introduced label grouping, which will help visually distinguish labels by topic and collapse and expand labels accordingly. Improvements in the tabs can increase page loading speed by 10% and save more battery and memory. Although some of these features are still in beta mode, the remaining features will gradually be rolled out to all users.
Google Chrome user experience director Alex Ainslie said in a blog post that now people spend more time on the browser to complete work, Chrome hopes to help them increase productivity.
The search giant said that due to two new improvements, the speed of Google Chrome will increase significantly. The optimization of configuration file guidance will increase the page loading speed by 10%, and Tab Throttling will help reduce the impact of idle background tabs. The latter will be launched first in the Beta version. Google said that not only will the loading speed be improved, but it will also save battery and memory.
The label grouping function announced by Google in May is also being upgraded. Tab grouping allows you to separate tabs by theme or priority, which helps to distinguish them visually. Now, you can also easily collapse and expand the tabs, so they will take up less space on the tab bar and help you find them quickly. According to Google, this is a popular feature request issued by users of the label group.
Google has also introduced a label preview, which allows you to hover over the label and quickly view a thumbnail preview of the page. This is useful when you have many tabs on a particular site. Currently, this feature will be in beta.
When you start typing the page title in the address bar, you will see a suggestion that if the tab is already open, you can switch to it. This feature has been launched for users who use Chrome on laptops, and will now also be available for Android users.
Chrome’s tablet mode also introduces a new tab touch screen interface, which will have larger tabs that are easy to organize and hide. This will first appear in Chromebooks.
Android users will get improved URL sharing to help quickly copy links and send them to Chrome on other devices, as well as send links through other apps. Chrome browser will also introduce a new QR code function.
In addition to tabs, the Chrome browser will also receive other improvements. In the next few weeks, you will be able to fill out PDF documents and save the input directly from Chrome. Assure you again, when you open the file again, you can start from where you deleted it last time.
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