Google announces a major update for Chrome to celebrate its 10th birthday

Google Chrome update

Google Chrome update

Saturday was the official anniversary of Chrome's initial Beta launch on September 2nd, 2008 and boy has it come a long way.

For that, we are exceedingly grateful.

Chrome on Mobile is getting major updates, too.

"Chrome has a new look". Chrome can't actually block you from doing so. It introduces a "jazzy new look" across all platforms with this release. More changes have been implemented to hammer nails in the coffin of Adobe Flash - users will have to confirm site permissions after every browser restart says ZDNet.

Security is another major thrust of Chrome 69.

Chrome has now a fresh face with more rounded shapes, new icons and a new color palette. This, in turn, will allow you to navigate across lots of tabs more seamlessly. There's a positive side tostoring these passwords in your Google account - after all, you will be available on Chrome on both desktop and mobile.

The tab bar has been redesigned to make it easier to see a website's favicon while all menus and prompts have also been simplified. "We believe this design issue needs to be fixed within the affected web browsers, to prevent this weakness being exploited". Thankfully, they nixed that change and I'm glad they did.

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The rounded shapes extend all the way to the recently used pages.

Fancy new aesthetics aren't the only thing arriving with Chrome's latest version.

Google also made some quality of life improvements with the Chrome 69 update. Emails, street addresses and even payment information now seamless auto-suggests when related fields are brought in focus.

So, if you fancy giving these new features a try, here's how to make sure your Chrome browser is fully up to date. I've had this on my device for some time and honestly, I thought it was already a thing.

Millions of home Wi-Fi networks could be easily hacked, even when the network is protected by a strong password, thanks to a flaw in Chrome-based browsers.

The image below shows how text renders inside Firefox 62 (on the left), compared to Chrome 69 (on the right), on a Windows 10 machine. Searching in the Omnibox (URL bar) of Chrome will now bring up suggestions and information directly in the search. Google says the Omnibox will return definitions in the drop-down results as you type as well as information about people and other subjects. There is also a new revamped new tab design which users will be able to customise to their liking. That should be another nail in Flash's coffin, which could help rid the web of an outdated plugin that creates more performance and security problems than it's worth, but it could also become frustrating if you often have to visit a site that relies on Flash. The new version of the world's most popular Internet browser should hence feel more intuitive to use.

Head over to chrome://dino and start the game with your space bar. Let's run through all of the new stuff on Chrome's birthday.

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