Chrome Dino game gets a 10th Birthday update

Florence Fletcher
September 5, 2018

Google has also changed a number of features within its mobile version of the browser.

Tabs changed on the desktop to highlight website icons more. But if you are forgoing a complete password management experience for some reason (you really shouldn't, though!), Chrome 69 will make password creation and management within the browser much more useful.

Google started to roll out Google Chrome 69 Stable to all supported systems yesterday.

Rounded corners also make their way to the address bar itself, with Google believing that the new look will make it easier for users to distinguish between tabs when they have lots open at once.

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With Chrome owning over 60% of the browser market share, the browser is a driving force for promoting HTML standards and new features in web browsers.

We've been testing the update ourselves and without doubt, the first thing that we noticed was the way Chrome now has decidedly different tabs to those we have been conditioned to expect for years.

On the desktop, all you need to click on the three-dot icons on the right-hand side of your Chrome window, select Settings, click the Menu Bar, and click About Chrome. It introduces a "jazzy new look" across all platforms with this release. I've had this on my device for some time and honestly, I thought it was already a thing.

The company published an article on the official Chrome blog, Chrome's turning 10, here's what's new, in which it highlighted some of the changes in the new version. Chrome is getting a new look everywhere, major improvements to its password manager, smart answers within the Search bar, and more. The team is continuing to experiment with Chrome to improve its performance, and we'll be keeping an eye on the Chromium Gerrit for any changes that we spot. In the near future, you will be soon able to search through Google Drive right from the search bar. Searching in the Omnibox (URL bar) of Chrome will now bring up suggestions and information directly in the search. The new tab page now includes a plus button titled "Add Shortcut" that allows you to add a custom shortcut. Not only will it proactively autocomplete queries and show answers before you can click enter, but it will also route you to now open tabs if you try to search for them. When you visit a site that Chrome thinks might be harmful, you are given a huge warning and have to go through ... Ever play the Chrome Dino game? The new version of the world's most popular Internet browser should hence feel more intuitive to use. In June, it was possible to enable this new UI with a Chrome flag which no longer became necessary when the new UI was enabled by default in the Canary channel.

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