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Chrome Beta update lets you 'undo' a closed tab, adds support for some multi-window devices

Chrome Beta update lets you 'undo' a closed tab, adds support for some multi-window devices

Andrew Martonik 14

Quickly re-open that tab you accidentally closed while reading Those of you on the beta track of Chrome on Android will be receiving an update today with a small, but useful, set of features. First up is the ability to "undo" an accidental tab closure — something that we're all used to being able to do on desktop browsers. Next is improvements to the video player, letting your phone or...

Chrome Beta to add web app 'install to homescreen' option in version 31 [update: it's live]

Chrome Beta to add web app 'install to homescreen' option in version 31 [update: it's live]

Andrew Martonik 24

A more seamless experience for web apps on mobile Update: The latest version of Chrome Beta has just been pushed out in the Play Store, including this new web app functionality along with a refreshed "new tab" page that loads faster. Original story: Although it isn't available for download just yet, version 31 of Chrome Beta for Android will bring a new option to pin web apps to your...

Chrome Beta adds universal image search, new gestures for tabs and zooming

Chrome Beta adds universal image search, new gestures for tabs and zooming

Andrew Martonik 22

New navigation paradigms are more natural, cut down on accidental actions Chrome Beta has just received a notable update that changes many of the usage and gesture paradigms in the browser. Most notable are the new ways to switch tabs — a swipe down on the toolbar expands the tab switcher (previously only revealed with a tap of the tab button), and swipe left or right along the toolbar...