Google’s Chromium team on Thursday announced that the global roll-out of the Chrome 57 stable version which will be available for Mac, Linux, and Windows users in the coming weeks, while Android and Chrome OS Users ought to wait.
The newer version of Chrome (57) has fixed as many as 36 vulnerabilities. There’s also a new badge that notifies a user whether they are on a secure Chrome page or not, and the ability to install Android kiosk apps on any Chrome device is also added.
“This update includes 36 security fixes,” the Chromium team writes in a blog post.
According to some reports, Chrome 57 for Android is set to bring a new Media Session API that gives more controls on media notifications, that essentially allows sites to provide more metadata to the browser. This includes featuring of background lock screen artwork and showing other info like album name, artist etc.
On the other hand, Chrome 57 for iOS according to reports by 9to5Mac, will come along the Reading List feature that is already available in Safari Browser; that lets you save articles for later to read.[related-posts]
Editor’s Note: There was no comment/mention of when Chrome 57 will be made available for the Android and Chrome OS users.