Google rolls out Chrome 89 in beta: Key features of Chrome’s next big update revealed

NEW DELHI: Google has rolled out a new version of its internet browser — Google Chrome — pin the beta channel revealing some of the key features that the search giant will be rolling with Chrome’s next big update, claims a report by Android Police.

The first feature, called Privacy Sandbox, which Google suggests is a “a secure environment for personalisation that also protects user privacy.” The report claims that users will be able to find it in Settings > Privacy and security > Privacy sandbox.

Next, the Chrome 89 version is said to come with changes to the Discover feed on the New Tab Page but mostly in design elements. As per the report, Google is set to replace the cards in which articles are listed with dividers. The font is also said to be bigger and the description on the card has also been removed.

Another feature that is claimed to be spotted in the upcoming Chrome 89 version is called site info popup. As per the report, this feature allows users to see full address, information about page security, and a list of granted permissions when they press the ‘I’ or lock icon in the address bar.

Lastly, the report claims that Google is also working on bringing Web Sharing on desktop. This feature allows web apps to send and receive data with Android’s native share menu.