A new floating control panel will allow you to play, pause, stop and skip media, without the need to drop whatever you’re working on.
Fireshot is my favorite screenshot utility that I currently use in Google Chrome, Vivaldi and Microsoft Edge. Basically, if the browser you use is “Chromium-based” Fireshot can be installed. There is a FREE version of Fireshot and a commerical version.
There might be times when you want to save a web page as a PDF document. This lets you access and share a page on the web whenever you need it. This is helpful in times when you’re giving a remote presentation over your computer or other devices.
Chrome update may extend your laptop’s battery life
by up to 2 hours
Gmail Web Clipper is an excellent Chrome-based browser extension and Gmail add-on that gives you the ability to quickly and seamlessly save web content to your Gmail. I currently use one of my Gmail accounts solely as a notebook (see article here) and Gmail Web Clipper just made my Gmail notebook all that more powerful…
Source: cloudHQ – Gmail Web Clipper
The tab strip is faster, easier, and closer to your fingers than the old window-switcher button. The favicons provide context about what tabs are open and what tabs are easy to close, and the growing line of tabs encourages you to actually close unwanted tabs.
That means that users can now get a whole lot of information for words with very little action, helping them to understand the full context of the text better.
Google has unveiled a range of changes to Chrome for Android including enhances security checks, a display tweak that could extend battery life, and an easier “autofill” tool for online forms.
A Google engineer recently revealed that a future Chrome release will use a technique from Microsoft Edge to lower RAM usage and theoretically boost performance. Chrome will switch to “Segment Heap” memory management that, in Microsoft’s experience, cut memory use by 27 percent.