Google Chrome 87 Released with Tab Throttling, Chrome Actions Feature

According to report, Google (American Multinational Company) released the latest Google Chrome stable version with name “Google Chrome 87” and has already started rolling out this updated version to end-users. Chrome 87 stable versions contain quite few new features, performance and stability improvements.

To update Chrome browser to Chrome 87- the latest version, go to “Chrome Menu > Help > About Google Chrome” to hasten the process. This will process will automatically install updated version of Google Chrome on your device.

Google Chrome 87 update released with significant visual changes for PDFs. The latest update contain new PDF view includes a sidebar that shows a preview of all the pages. The “Zoom Buttons” are not at the top of Google Chrome’s screen along with rotate button and “Fit to Page” option.

According to Google Company, Chrome 87 – an update for Chrome browser is the largest gain in performance in years. This updated browser starts up to 25% faster and loads pages up to 7% faster.  It uses les power of RAM than as compare to previous versions of Chrome. In other words, “Chrome 87 released” is good news for anyone using Chrome browser.

Chrome 87 browser update also features office and educational meetings which have now received the much-needed additional camera. It means you can access camera controls like pan, tilt, and zoom with this Google Chrome update. You can control the camera directly within Chrome. However, if you want to access these controls on website hosting the video meetings, then you need to give the permission for the site you use using settings, and then you can access the control.

Google Chrome 87 also features “Tab Throttling” that throttled the tabs opened in background and can access the maximum of 1% CPU Time after being inactive for 5 minutes or more. These tabs can “Wake up” once per minute in background. With “IntensiveWakeUpThrottlingEnabled” policy, website’s admins can control this throttling or “Wake up” policy.

New Chrome update offers more than 30 new wallpapers which can be accessed from a new “Element”, “Made by Canvas”, “Collage” collections in wallpaper picker. Google also introduced “Cookie Store API” feature with Chrome 87 update. “Cookie Store API” offers website a simple and clean JSON-formatted list of stored cookies. With this new API, you are also allowed to access cookies by background processes. In order words, browsing the web should expect improved site performance.

List of few new developer-centric features:

  • Lighthouse 6.4: The Lighthouse panel is now running Lighthouse 6.4.
  • V8 JavaScript Engine: Chrome 87 incorporates version 8.7 of the V8 JavaScript engine.
  • New WebAuthn Tab: Devs can emulate authenticators and debug the Web Authentication API with the new WebAuthn tab.
  • isInputPending(): Long-running scripts can sometimes block user input. To address this, Chrome 87 added a method called isInputPending() , accessible from navigator.scheduling , which can be called from long-running operations.

Furthermore, Google has also introduced “Chrome Actions” feature with Chrome 87 update that allows you to take quick actions like deleting history, editing passwords right from the address bar. To access these actions, you need to type the relevant commands.

How To Clear Browsing Data?

 – type ‘delete history’, ‘clear cache ‘ or ‘wipe cookies’

How to Manage Payment Methods ?

– type ‘edit credit card’ or ‘update card info’

How to Open Incognito Window?

– type ‘launch incognito mode‘ or ‘incognito’

How to Manage Passwords?

 – type ‘edit passwords’ or ‘update credentials’

How to Update Chrome?

 – type ‘update browser’ or ‘update google chrome’

How to Translate Page?

 – type ‘ translate this’ or ‘ translate this page’

That’s all. You can download/install and/or update Google Chrome 87 browser on your device and enjoy these impressive features. For any suggestions or queries, please write on comment box below.