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.
Chrome team has introduced a new set of APIs for the extension and app developers. These APIs, termed as Media Galleries APIs, enable developers to create Packaged Apps with access to media files stored on users’ device.
The stable channel of Google Chrome has got a major update today which brings three exciting features apart from various bug-fixes and performance improvements. This version, Chrome v 23.0.1271.64, has been released for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome Frame platforms.
Firefox has a permissions manager page (about:permissions), where users can set various permissions for specific domain names like storing passwords and cookies, sharing geo-location, playing plug-in content etc. Chrome is also set to have a similar permissions manager soon, which has already landed in the latest dev and canary builds.
Although Google Chrome can’t render RSS feeds natively, it is going to have support for another XML dialect, the MathML.