YouTube on Chrome for Android will now show all those adorable yet annoying cat videos in full screen mode. This is one of a series of tweaks to Chrome for Android now available in the Google Play store.
Videos on Chrome for Android will now continue after the playing after a screen lock/unlock, so you will not need to miss a minute of the feline action. Some geeky developer changes are also here, such as location preferences now being integrated at a system level for Google apps.
It also has the requisite bug fixes and stability improvements.
Jay Civelli, a Software Engineer and “Process Juggler” for Google, posted about some of the security improvements in the new version of Chrome.
“This release strengthens Chrome for Android’s sandbox technology, which helps ensure malicious mobile websites are contained and do not impact the entire browser. This is made possible by the innovative multi-process architecture in Chrome for Android, in conjunction with Android’s User ID (UID) isolation technology. This more in-depth sandboxing capability will be automatically used for devices with Android 4.1, Jellybean,” he said.
This is the first update to arrive for Chrome in a while; the iOS version had been seeing a few fixes of recent, which has made it an excellent option for those who want to ditch Safari.
After testing it on a Galaxy nexus it feels moderately faster; no other major differences have stuck out.