Marking its 15th anniversary, Google Chrome will soon get a more diverse and harmonious look. Interface changes that will also affect the Chrome Web Store.
After rounding off the edges of YouTube, Google will do the same with Chrome. To celebrate the browser’s 15th anniversary this month, the company decided to align its interface by exploiting its visual language, the material it introduced with Android 12 in 2021.
Like smartphones running the latest versions of its operating system, Google wants to allow you to further customize Chrome, with a color palette built into the interface, settings, and even its search engine. The icons have also changed slightly for a larger size Readability » According to the company, in addition to its list that provides faster access to the password manager as well as add-ons. The browser interface will also take better account of your system settings regarding night mode, for example.
The Extensions Store (Chrome Web Store for short) also benefits from a visual overhaul that also rounds out the corners with a less busy interface and clearer categorization. The site welcomes a new category for this occasion: AI-powered accessories. A preview of the new store is available for a week via the address chromewebstore.google.com.
Finally, Google announced important changes to the security of its browser, promising protection against… Phishing In real time while it has been difficult to follow so far: “ Phishing domains are becoming increasingly sophisticated, and today 60% of them exist for less than ten minutes, making them difficult to block.. »
This new version of Chrome is expected to be available in the coming weeks on all platforms.
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