Chrome is updated to version 66. What’s new?

Android smartphones are gradually getting the update Chrome. Updated version number 66 comes out after appearing on Mac, Windows and Linux. Inside some design changes and a more significant improvement.

The first update for AutoPlay media on websites. This is possible in three cases, reports 9to5google.

  • If the content does not contain audio or the sound is muted;
  • if users have interacted with the website during a session;
  • if the user added the website to the desktop of your smartphone.

Also updated the app learned how to export the passwords in the corresponding menu. After clicking the button the browser will ask you to enter a password or confirm the scan of a fingerprint. Then the user will see a warning that his password will be able to know any person who opens the file. Only after that combination are uploaded in csv format.

Bottom-bar “Chrome Home” was replaced with “Chrome Duplex Home”. The toolbar extends from the bottom edge and allows you to open new tabs. Looks update.

To start go to the page

chrome://flags/#enable-chrome-duplex

There is activated “Chrome Modern Design” with rounded elements and a white background.

Chrome supports 66 AudioWorklet API that will allow developers to programmatically to control the audio with no delay. As a result, it guarantees a higher stability of the outgoing audio signal.

To discuss innovations Chrome 66 in the official telegram channel AndroidInsider.

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