chrome 67 also adds support for the Generic Sensor API, a W3C specification developed by Intel that enables developers to access various sensors – such as accelerometers, gyroscopes and orientation sensors – in mobile and desktop devices. This version also allows most sign-ins to be password-free.

Microsoft and Mozilla have also committed to using the Web Authentication standards in their Edge and Firefox web browsers, but unlike Google and Mozilla, Microsoft has yet to release a version of Edge which supports them.

The largest addition to an existing set of advantages Google Chrome has become the Generic Sensors API.

Site isolation remains a trial feature, so it’s optional for users, and the Chrome announcement explains how to disable it if it’s causing problems.

The latest stable build for Google Chrome was dropped on Tuesday this week, bringing with it a few modest improvements for VR and AR experiences, additional security, and better compatibility with the various sensors found on modern devices. As said by the company, the inclusion of this feature would help in merging the experiences of using handset VR headsets such as the Gear VR of Samsung and the Daydream with the experiences of using desktop headsets such as HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and other Windows Mixed Reality headsets.

The site isolation design document explains that the Spectre mitigation sandboxes site renderer processes. In case, you’re switching over to Chrome from some other browser, download the updated browser using this link. Twenty four out of the total were externally reported, which included 9 high-risk problems, 12 medium-risk problems, and 3 low-risk problems.


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