Following the release of version 83 on Android, Mac, Windows and Linux, the next release of Google’s browser continues. Chrome 84 has some user-friendly changes and new capabilities for web developers.
Not wanting to negatively impact banking, groceries, government and other essential service sites after delays due to COVID-19, Same Cookie Labeling Gradually version 84 will be re-implemented. This safe-guarded default handling of third-party cookies increases tracking and privacy.
The offending notification signal is “one of the top user complaints.” Chrome 84 is handling this Stop intrusion notifications And other permission requests from sites that repeatedly bug about enabling users. Building on the version 80’s cool notification UI, the goal is to discourage users from providing the ability to show alerts to sites.
Google has been working to reduce CPU and power consumption since the last few releases. When you know chrome Browser window is covered To suspend work painting pixels by another, thus conserving resources when no page is being viewed. The feature will appear in version 84 for some users, and is expected to be a wide release with Chrome 85. It builds on the Chrome Freezing tab – in addition to playing and recording audio / video – which has been in the background for more than five minutes.
Change occurs after an expansion Default Search Engine or New Tab Page, Chrome will confirm the decision with the users. If this was done in a nefarious way, there would be an option to revert to the previous settings.
Adds support for Chrome 84 Web otp (One-time password) API where the browser will automatically enter the 2FA code sent by SMS to your default messages app. The browser will slide a panel for you to allow the “code” to be filled in automatically. It is up to individual websites to support this capability.
Google has improved the implementation of Chrome Web animation api. This “more specific compliance” means that the browser can clean and delete older animations to save memory and improve performance.
Chrome now supports compositing operations, which control how effects are manipulated and provide several new hooks that enable changed events. Additionally, the API now supports PROMIS, which allows for animation indexing and for greater control over how animations interact with other application features.
This release is also an introduction Wake lock api So that sites can request your screen to stay active and the device is not locked. A broken example is going to a recipe website and wanting to stay on it.
Chrome 84 will warn MacOS, Windows, Linux and Chrome OS users Download an EXE APK, Or other executable over HTTP on an HTTPS page. The following warning will eventually appear as later versions of Chrome prevent unsafe downloads:
Progressive web apps can now be created App shortcut On desktop and mobile. They are accessed with right-click on MacOS and Windows, while a long-press on Android brings up a menu of common actions.
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