What’s new in Google Chrome 92
Google Chrome actions allow us to perform certain tasks by typing them directly into the address bar, without having to search through the menu. This feature appeared in the 87th version of the browser, and since then there has rarely been an update that did not add new actions. Latest available from this new Chrome 92:
- Security Check: Run a browser security check.
- Manage security settings: Open Chrome’s security settings.
- Sync control: Open sync settings.
Another novelty that we can find in this new version of the browser is Progressive Web Apps, PWA … These applications are becoming more and more like the native programs that we can find in the browser. And from now on, these apps release an important visual enhancement in the form of transitions. Google has decided to add its own transitions to these PWAs so that developers don’t have to add them themselves.
While tabs seem stagnant for Google, the company wanted to improve the way you view your browsing history with its new function “Memories” … This feature is disabled by default (we can enable it with chrome: // flags / # memory) and it will allow us to access this new panel from chrome: // memory. At the moment, it is not very clear what this experiment will be, but all indications are that it will become an alternative to the current chrome: // history.
PIP function has been around for a long time. However, Google has finally listened to user requests and added a number of new controls to the video overlay window. Now we will see icons for controlling the microphone and camera when we are talking on the phone, which is very interesting for remote work.
In terms of security, Google Chrome 92 has also improved website isolation a feature offering users the best privacy and protection against malicious websites. Google has also taken advantage of the new browser to add a lot of news and changes so that developers can better design their web pages.
Finally, it should be noted that from now on Android users will be able to have much better control over the permissions they grant to websites as if they were application permissions. A much needed novelty in this ecosystem. Android also improves the way it tracks web pages and associates files with web applications.
Download or update
As usual, this new version of Google Chrome will be downloaded and installed automatically for all users, even if we are not using a browser (at least on Windows). In addition, we can find the new version, download it and install it from the site ” Options> Help> About Google Chrome ” chapter.
Finally, if we are not yet Chrome users, we can download this new version from our website. We can even use the offline installer to install Chrome 92 on any computer that doesn’t have an internet connection.
As a reminder, although Google did not provide information (for security reasons), it has also fixed several vulnerabilities in this new Chrome 92. Therefore, and due to the news we just saw, it is vital to update as soon as possible. …