Google’s Latest Chrome Features Redefine Safe Browsing – Password Protection, and More

In December update for Google Chrome, Google introduced a range of new features aimed at enhancing the browser’s safety. The update includes improvements to the Safety Check, enhanced performance control, and the capability to save tab groups, facilitating organized browsing across multiple devices.

Google, in its blog announcement, mentioned that Chrome would  soon have additional security and performance improvements ideal for last-minute gift browsing. Let’s examine the specifics of the latest enhancements introduced in the Google Chrome browser.

Explore the Power of Safety with Password Protection, Tab Groups, and Beyond

In the Chrome 120 build for desktops, Google Chrome introduces new features. The standout addition is the automatic Safety Check feature, which operates in the background to assess compromised passwords. It also alerts users about other security issues, obsolete Chrome versions, and potentially dangerous extensions.

Safety Check

Safety Check

Safety Check for Chrome on the desktop will now operate automatically in the background. Users will receive proactive alerts if their stored Chrome passwords have been exposed, if any extensions pose potential harm, if they are not using the latest Chrome version, or if site permissions require attention. These alerts will be accessible in the three-dot menu in Chrome, enabling users to take immediate action.

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Additionally, Google is enhancing the Safety Check to automatically detect and highlight websites that excessively bombard you with notifications. This upgrade offers a convenient way to disable notifications from sites that may be overwhelming users with less engaging content.

Tab Groups

Tab Groups

Google Chrome has long-featured tab groups, giving  users the ability to organize multiple tabs under a unified umbrella for better project management. These tab groups can be personalized with specific names and colors, allowing users to customize their browsing experience. Additionally, to save space, users have the option to hide these tab groups in the top strip.

Now, Chrome is introducing a synchronization function to tab groups. This allows users to manually sync and save their tab groups on their PC and seamlessly continue their browsing experience on their work laptop. All you need is to be logged into the same Google account, enabling a convenient transition between devices.

Memory Usage

Memory usage

A new Memory Usage feature has been introduced, complementing the Memory Saver mode. This addition provides users with more comprehensive information about how their device’s memory is utilized. By hovering over tabs in Memory Saver mode, users can now access detailed insights into tab memory usage, including information about potential memory savings when tabs become inactive. This enhancement offers users a clearer understanding of their browser’s resource utilization.

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Google’s latest Chrome update prioritizes password protection, introducing features like automatic Safety Check for compromised passwords. Tab group synchronization enhances cross-device browsing organization, and the Memory Usage feature provides detailed insights into device memory. With Memory Saver mode, the update aims to offer a safer, synchronized, and efficient browsing experience, ensuring users an enhanced and personalized journey on the web.

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