Chrome 59 for Android to Get a Major Speed Boost

Chrome 59 for Android

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Chrome 59 has been released to a number of platforms, including Mac, Linux, and Windows. The latest reports suggest that it will also be introduced to Android users. There is a wide array of improvements in terms of security, page load times, and others. The recent version 59.0.3071.92 also offers better optimization as it uses less memory as well as an updated Javascript engine. It is now up to 20 percent faster than before. The process of improving page load times has been going for a while, meaning that it will be better with every update.

For those who want to know how fast this version is compared to the previous one, we really suggest you install and try it in person. Although speed is the primary concern, users have also been notified that the new Chrome is going to bring more stability along with bug fixes. The best way to find out is by using the web browser across devices and comparing their performances. Chrome 59 for desktop is just as interesting as the mobile version. They share a few similarities, but there are also differences, one of which is the addition of new material design settings. On top of that, Chrome will also be integrated with DirecTV Now. This means users who like to watch programs through their desktops can enjoy better streaming experience.

Another great feature that comes with the Chrome 59 for Android is aPNG support. This file extension is similar to GIF, only this format provides extra support for 24-bit images. It caused a stir after Apple decided to use it in their platform iMessages. Apple is not the only one that came up with the idea of providing aPNG support. Mozilla has also done the same to its Firefox apps. It gets more interesting now that Google has decided to include this animated file extension. As it is gaining in popularity, it won’t be surprising that more and more browsers will follow suit.

Rumor has it that image capture API will also be coming. This is important because the addition allows web pages to have more control over how cameras on a Smartphone work. The best example is now you can choose between all cameras that are built into your phone. There is also an option to use zoom, flash, and other features associated with the available cameras. The interface may not change, but the improvements are very significant. The company has been making major improvements within the last few months.

For example, users can now to save content for offline viewing. Let’s say you have no internet connection, reading content is still possible as long as it has been saved before. This features makes up for the lack of design tweaks. For those unaware, to use the offline-viewing feature you can start by opening an online page. And then, open the menu, you will see a small download button. Just tap on that to start downloading content. To access the saved page, just tap on the ‘Downloads’ button and you can see the content. It reads like a regular web page in which you have to scroll up and down to see the content that has been saved.

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