In temporary: This week, Google’s internet browser and working system have lastly reached model 100. Google Chrome is utilizing the milestone to start out altering how consumer brokers work, and each are making some consumer interface modifications.
Chrome OS is marking the discharge of model 100 with a brand new app launcher. Now, customers will be capable to set up apps by colour or title. They’ll even have the choice to rearrange them manually. Additionally, the launcher will now show extra data in search outcome previews.
Chrome OS ought to obtain updates robotically when linked to the web. The at present put in model is displayed underneath “Google Chrome OS” in Settings. If it’s not the most recent model, go to Settings > About Chrome OS > Check for Updates to power a handbook replace.
Version 100 of the Chrome browser will make it simpler for customers to rearrange browser home windows between a number of shows utilizing the Multi-screen window placement API. This model may even begin utilizing fewer User-Agent strings.
User brokers are how servers can inform browsers aside. Chrome 100 marks the beginning of Google’s plans to part out User-Agent strings in favor of User-Agent Client Hints, which the corporate says higher protect privateness.
If you’re nonetheless working Chrome 98 or earlier, you need to in all probability replace ASAP as a result of Chrome 99 closed a extreme safety vulnerability final week. To set up the most recent model of Chrome, click on on the three stacked dots on the window’s prime proper nook, then go to Help->About Google Chrome. You’ll see which model is at present put in, and the browser will robotically replace.
Certain web sites may need bother with browsers with triple-digit model numbers, however Google and Mozilla are engaged on the difficulty. Mozilla’s Firefox 100 launches on May 3.