Available this Tuesday (20) by The Google, Chrome 92 comes to users with some news and features that focus on privacy and security in use, while also relying on some productivity-oriented tools, which have gained many new features in the latest browser updates.
The latest update also brought some improvements in browser performance and general fixes, and fixes major bugs and problems reported by users. Overall, version 92 has more site permission management and implements new quick access actions.
One of the main features that came to Chrome 92 is the ability to follow websites, a function that allows you to receive personalized notifications and follow the news published by certain web pages.
The latest update also fetched a file Detection mode phishing Improvement It is able to process information faster and thus reduce power consumption by up to 1.2%. In terms of security, too, the browser has received a “Site Isolation” mode that was added in Android and loads pages in separate processes to prevent malicious websites from stealing passwords, cookies and extra data from the browser’s open tabs.
Shortcuts in the search bar
This function allows the user to access the Chrome configuration only by entering a command or keyword in the search bar, and then directing them to the desired option.
Although it is not exclusive to Chrome 92 – it can also be found in version 91.0.4472.164 – the new thing is very interesting and improves the user experience. Among the commands available: “Manage passwords,” “Delete history,” among others.
More sharing options
The Chrome Share Center has also received changes in the desktop version and will allow users to send the current page to other connected devices, generate a QR code and more.
To access this tool, simply click on the share icon on the right side of the search bar, a function also found in the mobile version of Browser.
In the smartphone version, you can use the new adaptive button to insert a custom shortcut, allowing you to add a button to open tabs, share a page, or enable voice search. The developer has also enabled a mode in which the application itself determines which option should be set according to the usage habits.
- New API: It allows you to open applications of the type Progressive Web Application (PWA) using Chrome 92;
- Media Session API: Allows buttons used on video conferencing sites/software to be displayed in Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode;
- Memories: A new way to find websites in your browsing history.
Chrome 92 was officially released on Tuesday (20), but not all users have received the new version of the browser, so you should wait for the update to arrive for everyone, which should happen in the next few days.
- access the left menu and go to “Settings”;
- In the right pane, go to the “About Chrome” tab and check if an update is available;
- Download if there is and restart your browser.
Developer: Google LLC
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