Here are nine awesome features of Google Chrome which make it more than just a browser.
The smooth scrolling feature is disabled by default in Chrome, so users need to manually enable it from the Chrome flags page.
Chrome detects OpenSearch plugins on webpages, and automatically adds them to the browser.
The supervised accounts would have less privileges as compared to the standard accounts and can be used for granting limited and controlled access to other users.
The Workspaces enable developers to simplify their workflow and debugging using Chrome’s DevTools. Developers can choose local directories in their file system, which are always available to edit right in the DevTools.
Starting with the Chrome 25, Chrome will disable silently installed third-party bundled extensions. Additionally, all sideloaded extensions will be disabled once including those installed manually by the users.
A very interesting feature coming soon to Google Chrome is the “Password Generation”, which would suggest strong passwords to the users on signup pages.
Another important security feature coming soon to the Google Chrome is the ability to monitor extensions’ activities. This feature is currently under testing, and not enabled by default yet.
Chrome team is working on a new feature “Managed Users” which will enable creation of less-privileged user accounts.
Chrome’s new tab page is going to have a new sleeker design. As shown in the screenshot below, this new design will bring the “Other devices” section to the center, along with the “Most visited” and “Recently closed” sections.