Google is making changes in the Chrome browser to significantly increase the battery life of the devices.
Google seems is finally getting around the most infamous feature of its Chrome browser, the battery It to correct the battery gobbling feature of the web browser, particularly on laptops and other portable devices. In fact, Chrome has been at the receiving end of judgment not just from its loyal users across a range of online platforms but has been targeted by rivals including Microsoft, which also uses the Chrome engine for its Edge browser.
As per the report of TheWindowsClub, Google clocked as much as 2 hours of additional battery time on a laptop with the new features enabled, on a Chrome browser with 36 background tabs and one foreground tab. The team over at TheWindowsClub report this development, but also caution that the battery usage advantages may not be as apparent if you are using Chrome to view YouTube videos.
It is still not clear if it will make it to the final release anytime soon. While this is still an experimental feature in Chrome 86—the version available for all right now is Chrome 83
Ever since Microsoft released the Chromium-based Edge browser update for Windows 10, macOS, Android and iOS with significant power saving capabilities built-in, it rival Apple has also got a significant advantage with the Safari web browser on Mac computing devices, and the next update rolling out with iOS 14, iPadOS 14 and macOS Big Sur will add further improvements too.
In other news, Reliance has launched the JioMeet app, its video conference app for free for all. You can host up to for 100 users and uninterrupted meetings up to 24hrs and it can support up to 5 devices. It is the first time, any major telecom company has released a video conferencing feature.