Chrome Version 64 contains New Screenshot Shortcut, Android App Updates, More

The new Chrome Version 64 OS includes a new screenshot shortcut option, along with Android app updates, and security patches…

The latest iteration of Chrome, version 64, already hit Android, Linux, Windows, and Mac. Now, Chrome 64 OS comes to Chromebooks and other devices. With it, Google packed in a few new features.

New Chrome 64 OS Features Roll Out

Convertible Chrome OS devices now have a new screenshot shortcut. It’s works best in tablet mode. Simply simultaneous press the power and volume down buttons to capture what’s on the screen.

Additionally, there are a number of Android app-related updates. For instance, a revamped Intent Picker for Play applications. Also, users can now enable VPN for Play apps. Furthermore, the new Chrome 64 OS includes “Android Container auto update organizations.”

With Chrome 64 OS, users can also take advantage of a split view feature, found in flags. This is handy for multitasking in tablet mode.

But, this isn’t all that’s found in Chrome 64 OS, there are also browser improvements. This version sports an improved pop-up blocker. It prevents new tabs or windows being opened through abusive experiences. (Such as fake media controls like play buttons.)

Likewise, Chrome 64 OS stops malicious auto-redirects. What’s more, this version delivers sitewide audio muting. So, users can just go into permissions and mute entire websites.

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Chrome 64 OS is beginning its roll out and will continue over the next several days.

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