This will improve Google Chrome: less battery usage and payments with fingerprint

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Google Chrome

Google Chrome is the browser for Android is more used in Spain, which also has several different versions. All those who use it on your phone, know that it is a browser heavy and it consumes enough battery power. While there are certain methods or tricks that can help to reduce such consumption, for many it is something insufficient.

Since Google are working on solutions for reduce the consumption of battery in your browser, since you are testing a experimental feature in Google Chrome 86. In addition, the browser also works to support the verification of payments using biometrics (fingerprint or facial recognition).

Google Chrome will consume less battery

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This new tool works by limiting the tabs background to an activation of the timer Javascript per minute. The web pages include Javascript as check the position of the cursor, or if it interacts with ads. Due to the nature of such tasks, it makes no sense that you are running in the background continuously in the browser.

The company already takes weeks testing this feature in Google Chrome, both in its version for phones and computers. In all cases we have been able to see a battery saving remarkable, although it also depends on the page that is in the foreground, so that is a savings that is going to be variable. This feature is available as experimental feature in the browser. Although it is not yet known when it will come officially and stable.

Verifies payments with your fingerprint

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It is not the only novelty that we can expect to arrive shortly to Google Chrome. Since it has been discovered a new experimental feature in the browser, which is called Allow using platform authenticators to retrieve server cards or Allow the use of authenticators platform to retrieve server cards in Spanish. It would be a function that will allow you to use the finger sensor or facial recognition to verify a card or payment.

When this function is activated in the browser on Android, it allows you to use an option called Screen Lock, as another way to confirm payments. In this way, when you want to make a purchase, instead of having to enter the CVC code for the cardyou can use your finger sensor to identify you and that this will be sufficient to verify such purchase.

For the moment it is unknown if this function is going to release in Google Chrome stable and official, since it is only available as experimental feature in the browser on Android. Might be a way to make payments online from your browser much more simple.

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