Chrome 56 is now rolling out for Windows, Linux and Mac. HTML5 is now enable and flash is disable by default. However you will be prompted to enable the flash if required by a particular website. This is only the tip of the iceberg for the latest release of Google’s browser. Furthermore, lots of bug issues are fixed and more strengthen security is provided.
Initially, HTML5 was enabled in Chrome to a limited extend. But now in Chrome 56 updation, it is enabled to all users by default. This lead to less use of flash, which enable user to have safe and more fast web experience. Coming to security front, http:// (not secure) pages that collect passwords and Debit/Credit Card details marked as “Not Secure” in the address bar. User can now check that if he is inputting money details to a secure website or not? To know about more changes and security enhancements visit the Chrome release blog.
Chrome is also providing faster page reloads. Now when Chrome refreshes a page, it typically only re-validates the main resource (the page itself, not the included images/scripts/etc). According to a report provided by Facebook, this improvement has resulted in 28% faster page reloads and 60% less validation requests from Chrome.
One among the fact is, Chrome 56 release was set for 31st January. That’s right, developers are right on their schedule, Chrome 56 rolls out in the given time period. Hats-off to the hard works of developers.