Chrome 91 released with improvements to the File Access System and WebOTP APIs

Chrome 90 went live about a month ago, with support for the new Augmented Reality APIs and AV1 encoder, along with other things. Chrome 91 has followed suite to users, bringing improvements such as a more efficient File Access System API and support for automatic transfer of unique passwords (OTP) by SMS to cross-origin iframes on the web. The WebOTP API has been improved to support the transfer of SMS OTPs to cross-origin iframes. Google...

Paid Chrome extensions ban permanent

In March 2020 Google temporarily suspended publishing of paid Chrome extensions. As of now, it has announced that this ban has been made permanent going into effect from February 2021. All paid Chrome extensions will lose access to payments through the Chrome Web Store. The announcement made on the Chrome Developer blog provides the following key dates: March 27, 2020 Publishing of paid items temporarily disabled. September 21, 2020 You can no longer create new paid extensions...

Opening dev tools

Google Chrome The Chrome DevTools are a set of web authoring and debugging tools built into Google Chrome. Use the DevTools to iterate, debug and profile your site. Learn more about Chrome DevTools here. To open Chrome DevTools, either right-click on any page element and select Inspect or open the Chrome settings menu in the top-right corner of your browser window and select More Tools > Developer Tools. Alternatively, you can use the shortcuts: Command + Option + i (Mac)...

Chromium OS

DocuvideosChromium OS

26 May, 20202 min

An open-source project that aims to build an operating system that provides a fast, simple, and more secure computing experience for people who spend most of their time on the web. Chromium Project More Information Chromium OS Design docs Releasing the Chromium OS open source project

Chrome patches 0-Day Bug

SecurityChrome patches 0-Day Bug

27 February, 20205 min

Google on Tuesday released a new critical software update for its Chrome web browser for desktops that will be rolled out to Windows, Mac, and Linux users over the next few days. The latest Chrome 80.0.3987.122 includes security fixes for three new vulnerabilities, all of which have been marked ‘HIGH’ in severity, including one that (CVE-2020-6418) has been reportedly exploited in the wild. The brief description of the Chrome bugs, which impose a significant risk...

Chrome to block HTTP downloads

Google Chrome will soon restrict certain files, like PDFs or executables, from being downloaded via an HTTP connection – even if they are loaded on HTTPS webpages. HTTPS indicates that a website has an encrypted connection. When connecting to an HTTP website, browsers merely look up the IP address and send data over to it in clear text. When using an HTTPS website, on the other hand, the browser checks that it has a legitimate SSL...