Google Releases Chrome 62

Thursday, October 19, 2017 @ 05:10 PM gHale

Google released the Chrome 62 web browser to the stable channel, fixing 35 security issues.

Google updated the Chrome Beta channel to version 62.0.3202.62 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

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Chrome 62 improves the network information API by implementing network quality indicators, adds support for OpenType Variable Fonts, and introduces the ability to capture and process media streams from HTMLMediaElements using the Media Capture from the DOM elements API.

New in the Chrome 62 update is a new Payment Request API for Chrome for iOS, new Ambient Light Sensor API that lets websites adapt to changes under a variety of lighting conditions, as well as a new WebVR Origin Trial to allow developers build rich Virtual Reality experiences on the Web.

For Android 8.0 “Oreo,” the new Chrome 62 stable update puts websites with notification permissions in Android Settings, under Chrome, as a “Notification Channel.”

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