The Google developers have completed work on Chrome 44. ULTIMATE TECH NEWS the new browser version has looked at and reveals what you can expect.
Now that Mozilla with Firefox 39 delivered fresh food three weeks ago, now attracts also Google for. In addition to a number of security fixes promises thean noun cement also numerous improvements to increase performance and new features. ULTIMATE TECH NEWS has the browser newcomer looked at in more detail and shows that he brings something new.
Chrome 44 brings 43 security patches
The for Chrome users with distance most important innovations are the closed vulnerabilities. Especially with popular programs such as the Google browser are hackers doing to exploit any weakness in the program code. According upgraded Google every browser update also on the security front by. In this case, there are the same 43 holes that includes the update to Chrome 44, including many serious vulnerabilities.Unless documented, can the Internet giant jump this time around 40,000 US dollars to external security researchers for finding vulnerabilities. The fixed problems are, for example, a vulnerability in the integrated PDF viewer or dangerous US XX vulnerabilities that allow attackers access to more areas of the system.
Links for the task bar
Among the tangible improvements of the system include the ability to create links to web pages directly on the task bar. The new function “Add to task bar …” hidden in the menu under the entry “More tools”. Run the function from laying browser to a corresponding entry in the Windows task bar with a corresponding thumbnail. From then just click on it and the browser starts with the desired website. A similar feature has been around longer in the Android version. There also can be created to Web sites on the home screen of their device links. Again, the developers have reworked in the current publication.
Chrome 44: What else is new?
In some places, the developers have also screwed on design. Thus, the loading circuit glow in the tab, the button for restarting with chrome: flags and the check mark in the “About Chrome” page in Material Design . On Windows, add-nos allow for the browser for a while only to install from the Chrome Web Store, which according to Google has not led to a significant decline in reports of malicious extensions. With Chrome 44, the manufacturer performs this control for the Mac version of the browser a.
Tempo Check: As fast works Chrome
The numerous measures announced to improve performance are reflected in the pace measurements so far down does not. On the contrary: In the Sun Spider test of Google’s browser continues to lose the connection to the competition. In the V8 and Octane-Benchmark must let Chrome 44 springs, still moves compared to the competition but at a high level. Only in the Peacekeeper test the new browser version increases by over 100 points.
Browser in the Tempo Check
Conclusion: Chrome 44
In sum, Chrome has 44 little new. Certainly, the possibility of storing web pages on the task bar to the quick access to simplify the favorite site, is nice, the real advantage of the feature, however, is manageable. Really helpful is the new video render er that protects weaker computer when playing high-definition movies. Even when it comes to speed, the new version is not a revelation. On the contrary: While the Google browser is faster than its competitors, but falls in most tests behind the level of its predecessor. Really important are the numerous security fixes that make the update to Chrome 44 for duty.